We’ll be treated to a late-night Top 5 showdown in the Pacific Northwest on Saturday as the No. 5 Texas Longhorns travel to Spokane, WA, to meet the No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs.
Gonzaga (1-0) had zero issues in its season opener on Tuesday, handling business in a 97-63 rout over Dixie State. Julian Strawther led the Bulldogs with 17 points and 10 rebounds and Chet Holmgren had a double-double of 14 points and 13 rebounds. Preseason Player of the Year candidate Drew Timme played just 20 minutes, putting up 11 points and four rebounds.
Texas (1-0) also cruised in its season opener, a 92-48 victory over Houston Baptist. Five different Longhorns reached double digits in scoring including Courtney Ramey, who led UT with 14 points.
When: Saturday, November 13th, 10:30 p.m. ET
Where: McCarthey Athletic Center, Spokane, WA
Where to stream online: ESPN App
Live updates and stats: At DraftKings Sportsbook
Spread: Gonzaga -7.5
It’s early enough in the season where both teams are figuring out their respective lineups and identities. Given the collective talent on the floor, this will be a tight, competitive matchup. Lean with the Longhorns to cover here.
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