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NCAA Basketball-WCC Tournament-BYU vs Gonzaga Kirby Lee-USA TODAY Sports

The Gonzaga Bulldogs move on to the NCAA Tournament as the 16th team to ever enter the competition undefeated. What an achievement.

It has been so fun to watch this team play over the course of the season, and they have handled the rigors of playing through the pandemic with a level of maturity and grace well beyond their years. Of course, we are all hoping they win these next 6 games which would mark them as one of the greatest college basketball teams of all time. Even if they don’t, however, they have given fans an incredibly bright spot during a very difficult year for many. They’ve earned our appreciation forever.

Also, I’m still recovering from the women’s thrilling victory at the buzzer and I’m not even suffering from food poisoning. That was an unbelievably resilient performance. The ladies showed us what toughness looks like.

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