Kevin Pangos scored 26 points and Gary Bell Jr. added 17 for eighth-seeded Gonzaga, which beat Marcus Smart and the ninth-seeded Oklahoma State Cowboys 85-77 in the West region of the NCAA tournament on Friday.
In my eyes, it’s the most wonderful time of the year. A time when every Cinderella has a chance and any Goliath can be slayed. I’m mixing stories here, but you get the point. It’s time to recognize the players and teams you’ll be talking about for the next 3 weeks.
With one game to go before the Selection Committee begins to finalize their bracket, it’s time for me to finalize my prediction for who is in and out of the tournament.