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Will No. 4 Gonzaga be the best team to ever play in the Marriott Center Thursday? BYU bracing for Zags as a big underdog

Jan 31, 2019 - The Salt Lake Tribune

Provo • Santa Clara University spent more than $4,000 on a full-page ad in The Spokesman-Review, Gonzaga’s hometown newspaper, last November that basically touted SCU’s new “Athletic Excellence Center.”

GAME ON, the ad says, and references GU coach Mark Few’s comments to the Las Vegas Review-Journal that “other programs [in the WCC] aren’t even trying.”

The Zags and Broncos have played twice since then. Combined score Gonzaga 189, Santa Clara 87.

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