Five Takeaways: Carroll vs. Gonzaga

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Posted On: 02/11/18 6:45 PM

WASHINGTON, DC — Gonzaga rebounded from consecutive losses by beating a very good Carroll team in front of a hostile environment in Northeast DC. Here we recap five takeaways from this hard-fought contest.

SOPHOMORES STAND OUT FOR GONZAGA

Terrance Williams and Chuck Harris combined to score 29 of Gonzaga’s 65 points in this one. Williams knocked down 10 of 12 free throws while Harris scored 6 points in crunch time to help secure the win. Can’t forget about Myles Stute who came in off the bench and provided a ton of energy, scoring 6 points, handing out 3 dimes, and hauling in 2 boards.

CARROLL FROSH IMPRESSESS

Aminu Mohammed was the biggest standout for the Lions. The athletic, long-limbed wing was relentless on the offensive glass, and was very difficult to keep out of the lane. Mohammed finished with a team-high 20 points.

DREAD & BLUNT LEAD BY EXAMPLE

Myles Dread scored several timely baskets in this one. The Penn State commit showed his toughness after taking a hard fall and then drilling his team’s only 3 of the game right in front of the Carroll fans. Allin Blunt, who was tied for the team lead in assists, made several key passes to find open teammates. Blunt also led the team with 7 boards and hit an important floater as the Q3 buzzer expired.

BARNES SHOWCASES POTENTIAL

Corey Barnes is one of many talented guards on Carroll’s roster. At 6’3 he’s a strong defender on the ball, and is learning to play the point. Barnes likes to attack the basket, and has nice touch from mid range. He finished the game with 14 points.

QUICK HITS

Anwar Gill was one of the most impactful players in this game for Gonzaga. The 6’4 guard, who recorded 12 points, 6 rebounds, 2 assists, and 3 blocks, was all over the place on both ends of the floor.

Elijah Perkins-Cross was very good off the bench for Carroll, scoring 10 points and knocking down two treys. Not only is he a dead-eye shooter from 3, but he is not afraid to go strong to the basket.

Jamal Muhammad is another player that stood out for Carroll. The skilled 2019 point guard, who is an excellent ball distributor, had one of the best plays of the game when he made a spin move in transition and finished in traffic.