O’Connell Downs Gonzaga on Senior Night – Earns #3 Seed 2/19/2018
O’Connell upended Gonzaga 57-53 in front of a packed house on senior night. After the game O’Connell won a coin flip with Gonzaga to earn the #3 seed in the upcoming WCAC playoffs.
It didn’t come easy however. O’Connell had a fairly comfortable lead for the first 2 1/2 quarters until Myles Dread and Gonzaga caught fire. The Eagles hit seven 3’s and had a 3-point play in a 4:25 stretch to end the 3Q and begin the 4th. Dread had five triples in that span.
O’Connell pulled away with the win however. Junior Ayan Teel led the Knights with 19. Xavier Johnson and Matt Becht scored 11 and 7 respectively on senior night.
Gonzaga enters the playoffs as the #4 seed.