Timme Time: Zags Get Past Texas

Jonathan Grant | November 14th, 2021

The college basketball season is only just beginning, but fans were treated to a big match-up on Saturday as #5 Texas traveled to take on #1 Gonzaga. The Bulldogs fell just short of their first-ever national title last season, but with a guy like Drew Timme back they’ll feel as if they are definitely in play to contend this season.

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The forward was spectacular against the Longhorns, scoring a career-high 37 in an 86-74 win. The vast majority of the difference was made in the first half as the Zags led by 20 at the break, taking advantage of Texas’ slow start. Timme made 15 of his 19 shots from the floor in the contest and surpassed his previous high of 30 points easily. Texas, the highest-ranked team to have visited Gonzaga since 2004, was led by Timmy Allen’s 18 points in the defeat. No other ranked teams fell on the day, with #6 Michigan, #9 Duke, and #12 Memphis all easing their ways toward victories. Duke was the closest to being upset, holding off Campbell 67-56 at home by pulling away late.

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