By Anthony Caruso III | Publisher
The Gonzaga Bulldogs are in the Sweet Sixteen once again. In fact, this is the fourth straight year that the Zags have made it to the second weekend of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball Championship.
The No. 4 seeded Bulldogs defeated the No. 5 seed Ohio State Buckeyes, 90-84, in the second round of the tournament at Taco Bell Arena in Boise, Idaho.
Gonzaga improved to 31-4 on the season. They will have to wait until Sunday to find out, who will be their next opponent next weekend.
The Bulldogs will face either the No. 1 seed Xavier Musketeers or the No. 9 Florida State Seminoles. This game will tip off at 8:40 pm EST on TNT.
Ohio State ended their season with a 25-8 record.
Zach Norvell Jr. led the Bulldogs with 28 points. He also had 12 rebounds, four assists, and two steals.
He was one of three Gonzaga players, who scored in double-figures. Rui Hachimura added 25 points, while Josh Perkins had 10 points.
The Bulldogs had 28 points. Hachimura had 25 of those points.
Keita Bates-Diop led the Buckeyes with 28 points. He also had three rebounds, one assist, and one block.
Bates-Diop was one of four Ohio State players, who scored in double-digits. Kam Williams scored 19 points, while C.J. Jackson had 18 points, and Jae’Sean Tate scored 11 points.
The Buckeyes had five bench points. Micah Potter led the bench with three points.
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