Connect with us

Hi, what are you looking for?

NCAA

Gonzaga Bulldogs freshmen Kevin Pangos scores 33 Points in record tying performance

gonzaga bulldogs freshmen kevin pangos scores 33 points in record tying performance
gonzaga bulldogs freshmen kevin pangos scores 33 points in record tying performance

Playing in only his second collegiate game, Canadian freshmen Kevin Pangos of Holland Landing, Ontario connected on 9-of-13 three-pointers as the Gonzaga Bulldogs survived a late Washington State run and grabbed a 89-81 victory.

Pangos finished with a game-high 33 points (9/16) with all of his field-goals coming from beyond the arc, he also added six assists and two rebounds including a John Stockton like, perfect 6-for-6 from the free-throw line, in his first ever NCAA start.

Head Coach Mark Few decided to give Pangos the starting role after he impressed in his debut, finishing with 11 points and four rebounds in a solid win against Eastern Washington.

The performance tied the Bulldogs all-time single-game three-point record, which Pangos now shares with former Gonzaga great Dan Dickau who reached the milestone twice during his days at Spokane.

Advertisement

The NCAA record for three-pointers in a game is 11 and was set by Jeff Fryer of Loyola Marymount in a 1990 game against the Michigan Wolverines.

After the game the calm and collective Pango’s tweeted:

“Good W by the team! Its a great feeling to be playing college basketball and were back at it tmrw to prepare for our next game #zags”

Pangos debut was impressive enough for the Twitterverse to take notice and reward him with a worldwide trending topic.

Below are some buzzing tweets that caught our eyes during the stellar performance from Kevin Pangos:

Advertisement

RT @BraxstonBunce: @KPangos is beastin right now!!! nobody surprised in Canada

RT @darrenandrade: We dubbed Pangos the cameraman a couple years ago because dude is ALWAYS SHOOTING. #Practice. #NCAA #Gonzaga

Must Read:  Canadian Dillon Brooks drills game winner Oregon beats No. 2 UCLA

And #Canadian @KPangos is doing major work. RT @Drake: THE ALBUM IS OUT!!! I’m on a high. #Canada

Senior and Canadian teammate Robert Sacre battled early foul trouble but managed to finish with a double-double of 15 points, eleven rebounds and three blocked shots.

Most noticeably, beside Sacre’s bulked up body and his new bald look, was his free-throwing shooting.

Advertisement

The big men from Vancouver, BC was a perfect 13-of-13 from the stripe.

Gonzaga moves to to 2-0 in the young 2011-12 NCAA season and will play the Hawaii Warriors.

If you have found a spelling error, please, notify us by selecting that text and pressing Ctrl+Enter.

Click to comment

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published. Required fields are marked *

For security, use of Google's reCAPTCHA service is required which is subject to the Google Privacy Policy and Terms of Use.

I agree to these terms.

This site uses Akismet to reduce spam. Learn how your comment data is processed.

Advertisement

Subscribe to Our Newsletter

BUZZING

High School

Styles LePage, a basketball player at Longfields-Davidson Heights Secondary School confronted by Ottawa School Board Trustee Donna Blackburn at local park

NCAA

Madness. Corona has crippled the world much more than beyond mere sporting events. This planet pandemic is a tragedy on a sheer global scale...

NBA

Dickens couldn’t write it better between London and Paris. This time last season Los Angeles and New Orleans were locked in stalemate as everyone...

NBA

Can Canada continue it's NBA Draft streak alive?

Do NOT follow this link or you will be banned from the site!

Spelling error report

The following text will be sent to our editors: