The Gonzaga Bulldogs were blitzed by the Baylor Bears in the opening minutes of the NCAA Tournament title game, stunning viewers across the nation.
The Gonzaga Bulldogs have been unbeatable all season. Suddenly, on the biggest stage, they look completely lost.
Baylor started Monday night’s NCAA Tournament National Championship Game on a 9-0 run, ultimately building to a 19-point lead. That’s the largest deficit Gonzaga has faced all season.
The Bulldogs looked slow on the defensive end and muddled on offense. Basically, they were the opposite of what they have been in the previous 30 games.
No one saw Gonzaga’s struggles and Baylor’s domination coming
College basketball Twitter was stunned by how one-sided the game was.
Gonzaga head coach Mark Few caught some flack for his management early, doing little to calm his team.
Others put the emphasis on Baylor getting under Gonzaga’s skin.
The start sure flipped the narrative around the game quickly.
The Bulldogs were initially favored by 4.5 points.
It could be Gonzaga was just spent after a wild overtime win over UCLA on Saturday.
The big question on just about everyone’s mind? Could Gonzaga possibly recover?
It may not have been the national title game expected, but it was shocking all the same.
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