Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
- There are a total of 20 general entries.
Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
|Richie Frahm was selected by the Charlotte Bobcats in the 2004 NBA Expansion Draft?||Gonzaga Bulldogs
t. Frahm graduated from Gonzaga in 2000, while etching himself in as the school's leader in three-pointers made (280). However, Blake Stepp broke that record in 2004. He was named an All-West Coast Conference player his junior & senior season. Frahm has played for both the Trailblazers and Sonics in the NBA, once scoring 31 points for Seattle in a game against Denver.
|Which Zag tipped in a missed shot at the buzzer, tying the game at 78-78, in a second round matchup against top-seeded Arizona during the 2003 NCAA Tournament?||Gonzaga Bulldogs
Tony Skinner. Skinner, who was the only player to be on the court for all 50 minutes of the double-overtime thriller, tipped in Blake Stepp's miss at the buzzer. Skinner finished tied with Stepp for a team and game high 25 points.
|In both 1999 and 2001, a Gonzaga player was recognized with All-American status. Who were these Bulldogs?||Gonzaga Bulldogs
Matt Santangelo & Casey Calvary. Both Santangelo & Calvary were named West Coast Conference Player of the Year in 1999 and 2001, respectively.
Dan Dickau. Dickau, '02, was selected by the Sacramento Kings with 28th pick of the first round in the 2002 NBA Draft. He finished fifth in the Wooden Award voting his senior season for National Player of the Year.
|Gonzaga's home gym use to be The Kennel. What was the name of the new home for hoop teams during the '04-'05 season?||Gonzaga Bulldogs
McCarthey Athletic Center. The McCarthey Athletic Center is named after '74 and '73 alumni Phil & Tom McCarthey of Salt Lake City, UT.
|Gonzaga became America's Cinderella during the 1999 NCAA Tournament when it advanced to the Elite Eight. What three teams did it beat to get to the Regional Finals?||Gonzaga Bulldogs
Minnesota & Stanford & Florida. First Round, #7 Minnesota, W 75-63.
Second Round, #2 Stanford, W 82-74.
Sweet Sixteen, #6 Florida, W 73-72.
John Stockton. Stockton, a no-brainer for the Basketball Hall of Fame, played his college ball for the Bulldogs before being drafted by the Utah Jazz at No. 14 in the 1984 draft. Stockton went on to lead his team to 19-consecutive playoff appearances before retiring in 2003 as the NBA's all-time leader in assists (15,806) and steals (3,265). He was also a gold medalist as a member of the '92 & '96 Dream Teams, and was named one of the 50 Greatest Players in NBA History ('96).
|What player stood as the school's all-time assist record holder upon graduation in 2004?||Gonzaga Bulldogs
Blake Stepp. Stepp broke Matt Santangelo's (668) record during the '03-'04 season. In addition, Stepp was the only player of the four potential answers to graduate in 2004, thereby giving away the answer. Santangelo played from '97-'00 and was the starting PG for the '99 team that pushed eventual NCAA champ UConn to the brink in the Elite Eight.
|What conference did Gonzaga compete in during the 2003-2004 season? ||Gonzaga Bulldogs
WCC. The Bulldogs compete in the West Coast Conference (WCC) with St. Mary's, Santa Clara, Pepperdine, San Diego, Portland, Loyola Marymount, and San Francisco.
Denham Brown-Uconn. Brown hit a floater over Morrsion just before the clock expired to win the tourney.
15. Colin Floyd was a bench warmer who scored a carrer high 4 points against Montana State in November 2005.
|In 2006, this was the first time ever Gonzaga has ever been to the Sweet 16 as a single digit seed?||Gonzaga Bulldogs 2005-06
True. They were a 13, 11, and 10 seeds in the years past.
8. 1 with Munson at the helm, 7 with Few.
|What transfer from Texas Tech was supposed to be a vitale 3-point threat for the Zags but barley played do to injuries?||Gonzaga Bulldogs 2005-06
Nathan Doudney. Doudney only made 2-8 three-pointers all season.
28.1. Adam led the country in scoring during the season.
|Who made the game-winning basket to give UCLA the luckiest win of the year over the Zags in the Sweet 16?||Gonzaga Bulldogs 2005-06
Mbah a Moute. Farmer stole the ball from Batista and passed it to Mbah a Moute under the basket where he layed it in.
True. Ravio averaged 11.1 ppg.
Small Foward. Pendergraft had been called the 'greatest' player by all the Gonzaga student body.
Mead. In his senior season, Mead lost to Franklin High School in Seattle in the 4A championship. Oregon point guard Aaron Brooks was among the players on Frankiln.