The second half wasn’t pretty, but winning ugly is better than losing pretty. Gonzaga had a fantastic season. Out of the 39 games, and 78 halves of basketball that they played, about 75 of those halves were fantastic. It was a whistle-fest and it was hard for either team to develop any offensive flow, but you have to credit the defensive intensity on both sides as well. North Carolina’s big men shut down Gonzaga in the post.
We will be recording our Hoops HD Report Season Finale either Wednesday or Thursday night of this week. We’ll recap the Final Four, look back on some of the bigger stories from this season, and have some other talking points as well. Things will be slowing down here, but by no means will they be coming to a complete stop.