The possibility was always there, just not anywhere near the forefront of anyone’s mind.
Over the first three rounds of this NCAA tournament, every dunk by the Mobley brothers, every three-pointer by Isaiah White and every uncomfortable shot taken by an opponent has nudged viewers from around the country to consider what once existed only in the realm of fantasy.
The Trojans have the size to frustrate the Bulldogs on Tuesday. They have the defense to stop them and the momentum to overcome them.
Gonzaga should consider itself warned, especially after USC’s 82-68 victory over Oregon on Sunday night in Indianapolis.