Gonzaga Bulldogs

1st WCC I | 23-5
    • Wooden Watch: Purdue's Caleb Swanigan takes the lead
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      Wooden Watch: Purdue's Caleb Swanigan takes the lead

      With Purdue 23-5 and leading the Big Ten, sophomore Caleb Swanigan has jumped to the top of USA TODAY Sports' Wooden Watch thanks to consistently ferocious play. Swanigan is a double-double machine, averaging 18.6 points and 12.9 rebounds a game for the Boilermakers, a projected No. 4 seed in the NCAA tournament. While other player of the year candidates have legit sidekicks, Swanigan has been coach Matt Painter's rock to an overwhelming degree. Here's this week's list: 1. Caleb Swanigan, Purdue The 6-9 sophomore big man has been a relentless wrecking force for the Boilermakers, playing with a high motor and scoring at will in the paint. He shoots 54% from the floor and is essentially automatic

    • UCLA Bruins v Gonzaga Series Preview & Open Thread
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      UCLA Bruins v Gonzaga Series Preview & Open Thread

      The UCLA Bruins Baseball team opens its second weekend series of the 2017 season by hosting the Gonzaga Bulldogs, after the Bruins went 2-0 against San Jose State in their rain-shorted opening series last weekend. First pitch is at 6 p.m. PT at Jackie Robinson Stadium. UCLA thanks the military this weekend, as each veteran and current member of the Armed Forces gets multiple free tickets. The Bruins lost a killer to UC Riverside on Tuesday, and come into this weekend’s series 2-1. Aside from one big seven run inning last Saturday, which iced the Spartans, UCLA has not posted another crooked number on the scoreboard. The Zags are 2-2, having played in the Sanderson Ford Baseball Classic in Surprise,