Pangos Named WCC Player of Week - NBC Right Now/KNDO/KNDU Tri-Cities, Yakima, WA |

Pangos Named WCC Player of Week

Posted: Updated:

SAN BRUNO, Calif. (November 25, 2013 – http://www.gozags.conm) – Gonzaga University junior guard Kevin Pangos has been named the West Coast Conference men's basketball Player of the Week for leading the Bulldogs past Washington State University last Thursday.

            In the lone propelled game of the week for the Bulldogs, Pangos scored 27 points, going 8-for-13 from field including 5-for-8 from 3-point range and connected on all six free throws to improve to 15-for-15 from the line this season.

            With the performance, Pangos, who had 3 rebounds and 4 assists, continued his string of big games against the Cougars. The Canadian scored 33 points as a freshman in his first collegiate start, scored the game-winning basket last season in Pullman on a length-of-the-court drive and short bank shot in a 71-69 win and this year scored 27 points – 20 in the first half to get Gonzaga off to a 16-point halftime lead at 49-33. The native of Holland Landing, Ontario, is averaging 22.7 points in his three career games against WSU, going 19-for-41 from field for 46.3 percent, 15-for-26 from 3-point range for 57.7 percent and 15-for-17 from line for 82.2 percent.

            Pangos and the Bulldogs will be in action later Monday when Gonzaga opens play in the EA Sports Maui Invitational against the University of Dayton at 9 p.m. PST on ESPN2.

  • College

    • Eagles lose big to No. 10 Oregon, 81-40

      Eastern struggled from field goal range, only shooting 30.2% on the night while the Ducks shot 58%.

    • Alex Grinch named Broyles Award semifinalist

      Grinch, in his third year as the Cougars defensive coordinator, has taken the WSU defense into elite status. WSU enters the week No. 11 in the country in total defense (303.8).

    • Cougars to face Huskies in 2017 Apple Cup Saturday

      Washington State is 9-2 for the first time since 2003 and is looking for its fifth 10-win season in program history (1997, 2001, 2002, 2003).

    • EWU Athletic Director Bill Chaves joins SWX Tonight after playoff snub

      Despite being ranked 19th in the STATS FCS rankings, Eastern Washington fell short of and FCS Tournament berth. On Monday, just over 24 hours after the snub, Eagle Athletic Director Bill Chaves joined SWX Tonight to talk about missing the playoffs, recap Aaron Best's first year at the helm and take a look at the university's basketball programs.

    • Press Pass Pullman: Apple Cup Week

      In this week's episode of Press Pass Pullman, Mike Leach tackles important topics like how to win your family Thanksgiving football game. Before that, he talks about preparing for the Huskies with a bye week, Jake Browning, and playoffs. In the (extended) 'Fan Question of the Week,' he touches on holiday traditions, turducken, and which states are his favorite and least favorite. Theo Lawson also joins the show to discuss this year's UW squad and last year's Apple Cup.

    • Super 8 Plays of the Week 11/20

      Check out the football championship edition of our Super 8 Plays of the Week.

    • Eags fall short against Georgia State in MGM Resorts Main Event opener

      Eagle head coach Shantay Legans knew the Panthers were going to be a handful for his road-weary team, and a valiant defensive effort in the first half and game-ending 11-1 run by EWU wasn't enough.

    • Eags denied playoff spot as Sblendorio picks up final weekly honor

      By EWU Athletics A near record-breaking performance by wide receiver Nic Sblendorio earned him an honor on Sunday (Nov. 19), but earlier in the day the Eastern Washington University football team was dealt a shocking blow when it was not selected to play in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs.   Eastern wrapped up a 7-4 finish overall and 6-2 record in league play with a 59-33 romp over Portland State on Saturday, a game in which the senior caught nine ...
    • Gonzaga uses huge 2nd half to beat Utah State 79-66

      The 3-point shooting of Utah State gave No. 17 Gonzaga fits in the first half on Saturday night. The Aggies threw a scare into Gonzaga before the Bulldogs woke up in the second half and rolled to a 79-66 victory.

    • Eagles win big over Portland State 59-33

      After receiving first-round byes in the previous five appearances in the NCAA Football Championship Subdivision Playoffs, the Eagles are in a wait-and-see mode following a dominant 59-33 Big Sky Conference victory over Portland State.