Keith Ybanez: Friends in hoops, what a time to be alive. No matter what the disparity is between Gonzaga and SMC, a beatdown of the Gaels always seems to give me life. It’s just so fun.
A few hours after the preliminary bracket preview had Gonzaga as the third overall #1 seed in the tournament field, just ahead of SDSU and crucially putting it in the West region, the Zags beatdown of Saint Mary’s would seem to justify that placement. The question is whether the Zags will stay ahead of San Diego State between now and Selection Sunday?