Tournament Top 40

April 01, 2015  •  1 Comment

The Zags made an Elite 8 run for the first time since 1999, with a historic 35 win season. Here are my top 40 photos from the tournament:

-RS

 

Media DayMedia DayGonzaga’s Byron Wesley greets fans and signs autographs as the Bulldogs exit their open practice going into the NCAA Tournament at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA, Thursday, March 19, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 86-76, GonzagaFinal Score: 86-76, GonzagaGonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis(11) tries to explain his foul with Mark Few, head coach of the Gonzaga Bulldogs, during the second half of play against North Dakota State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA, Friday, March 20, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 86-76, GonzagaFinal Score: 86-76, GonzagaGonzaga’s Kevin Pangos(4) celebrates hitting a three pointer and getting fouled to make a 4 point play in the Zags' game against North Dakota State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA, Friday, March 20, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 86-76, GonzagaFinal Score: 86-76, GonzagaGonzaga’s Kevin Pangos(4) and Kyle Dranginis(3) call out defense assignments late in the second half of play against North Dakota State in the second round of the NCAA Tournament at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA, Friday, March 20, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 87-68, GonzagaFinal Score: 87-68, GonzagaGonzaga gets pumped up prior to facing Iowa in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 87-68, GonzagaFinal Score: 87-68, GonzagaIowa’s Jarrod Uthoff(20) dunks the ball against the Gonzaga Bulldogs in the first half of play in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 87-68, GonzagaFinal Score: 87-68, GonzagaTommy Lloyd, assistant coach of the Gonzaga Bulldogs, addresses the team during a time-out against Iowa in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 87-68, GonzagaFinal Score: 87-68, GonzagaGonzaga’s Byron Wesley(22) goes up for a lay-up over Iowa’s Gabriel Olaseni(0) in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 87-68, GonzagaFinal Score: 87-68, GonzagaMark Few, head coach of the Gonzaga Bulldogs, hugs Kyle Wiltjer(33) as Wiltjer and Kevin Pangos(4) return to the bench in the last minute after securing the victory over Iowa in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 87-68, GonzagaFinal Score: 87-68, GonzagaEric McClellan(21) jumps on top of Mark Few, head coach of the Gonzaga Bulldogs, after the Bulldogs' victory over Iowa in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 87-68, GonzagaFinal Score: 87-68, GonzagaGonzaga Cheerleaders celebrate the men’s basketball teams’ win over Iowa in the third round of the NCAA Tournament at the Key Arena in Seattle, WA, Sunday, March 22, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 74-62, GonzagaFinal Score: 74-62, GonzagaA Gonzaga fan is seen during the Zags warmups prior to their game against UCLA at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 74-62, GonzagaFinal Score: 74-62, GonzagaA UCLA cheerleader and the UCLA mascot react to Steve Alford, head coach of the UCLA Bruins, in their Sweet 16 game against Gonzaga in the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 74-62, GonzagaFinal Score: 74-62, GonzagaGonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer(33) looks across the huddle during a time-out in their Sweet Sixteen game against UCLA in the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 74-62, GonzagaFinal Score: 74-62, GonzagaFans in the NRG Arena are hit with a spot of sun through a crack in the curtains that blocked off seating in the arena during the Gonzaga-UCLA Sweet Sixteen game in the NCAA Tournament in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 74-62, GonzagaFinal Score: 74-62, GonzagaGonzaga’s Kevin Pangos(4) shoots a three-pointer over UCLA’s Isaac Hamilton(10) during Sweet Sixteen play of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 74-62, GonzagaFinal Score: 74-62, GonzagaGonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis(11) goes for the ball through UCLA’s Kevon Looney(5) during Sweet Sixteen play of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 74-62, GonzagaFinal Score: 74-62, GonzagaGonzaga fans wave signs as they cheer on the Bulldogs against UCLA in their Sweet Sixteen game in the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 74-62, GonzagaFinal Score: 74-62, GonzagaGonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis(11) stares down UCLA’s Isaac Hamilton(10) after dunking in the second half of play in their Sweet Sixteen game of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 63-57, DukeFinal Score: 63-57, DukeThe Duke Blue Devils take the court against the Utah Utes for Sweet Sixteen play in the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 63-57, DukeFinal Score: 63-57, DukeUtah's Delon Wright(55) loses the ball while going to the basket against Duke’s Quinn Cook(2) and Justise Winslow(12) during Sweet Sixteen play of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 63-57, DukeFinal Score: 63-57, DukeThe Utah Utes return to their bench for a timeout late in the second half in their game against Duke in Sweet Sixteen play of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Duke’s Amile Jefferson(21) dunks the ball over Jakob Poeltlin during Sweet Sixteen plays in the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 63-57, DukeFinal Score: 63-57, DukeDuke’s Jahlil Okafor(15) takes a hand to the face from Utah's Dallin Bachynski(31) during Sweet Sixteen play of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 63-57, DukeFinal Score: 63-57, DukeA Utah cheerleader is seen returning to the baseline in their men's basketball game against Duke as part of Sweet Sixteen play of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Friday, March 27, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Mike Krzyzewski, head coach of the Duke Blue Devils, answers questions at a press conference between Sweet 16 and Elite 8 rounds of play in the NCAA tournament at the NRG Arena in Houston, TX, Saturday, March 28, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeMark Few, head coach of the Gonzaga Bulldogs, arrives for their game against Duke in the south regional final of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeGonzaga’s Kevin Pangos arrives prior to the Bulldogs' game against Duke in the south regional final of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeDuke’s Amile Jefferson(21), Gonzaga’s Kyle Wiltjer(33), Duke’s Marshall Plumlee(40) and Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis(11) try to track down a rebound in the south regional final of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeMark Few, head coach of the Gonzaga Bulldogs, has a word with the referee after a foul is called on his team in the south regional final against Duke in the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeDuke’s Jahlil Okafor(15) knocks down Gonzaga’s Domantas Sabonis(11) and is called for a charge in the first half of play in the south regional final of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeGonzaga’s Angel Nunez(2) saves a loose ball in the south regional final against Duke in the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeGonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski(24) celebrates teammate Byron Wesley's(22) made basket while getting fouled to earn a three-point play in the south regional final of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeDuke’s Justise Winslow(12), Duke’s Jahlil Okafor(15) and Gonzaga’s Przemek Karnowski(24) try to track down a rebound in the south regional final of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeGonzaga’s Kevin Pangos(4) gets ready to shoot a three-pointer in the south regional final against Duke in the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeDuke’s Justise Winslow(12) celebrates his three point basket late in the second half of play to extend Duke's lead over Gonzaga in the south regional final of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeThe Gonzaga bench watches as Duke takes momentum late in the second half of play in the south regional final of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeDuke’s Matt Jones(13) celebrates their win over Gonzaga as time expires in the south regional final of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeDuke players celebrate Tyus Jones' Most Outstanding Player award in the south regional final of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications) Final Score: 66-52, DukeFinal Score: 66-52, DukeMark Few, head coach of the Gonzaga Bulldogs, is interviewed after the Bulldogs' loss against Duke in the south regional final of the NCAA Tournament at the NRG Stadium in Houston, TX, Sunday, March 29, 2015. (Ryan Sullivan/Gonzaga Student Publications)

 


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1.bukfity(non-registered)
Excellent work, Ryan. Have enjoyed your shots throughout the season.
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