Everything you need to know about Gonzaga’s Chet Holmgren

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Gonzaga has a star in Chet Holmgren. For those who aren’t familiar with him, here’s everything you need to know about Holmgren.

Chet Holmgren is one of the most intriguing stars college basketball has to offer this season. The tall, lanky center from Minneapolis, Minnesota has been a dominant force for the Gonzaga Bulldogs this season and he’s got a chance to help his team contend for a national title this season.

Holmgren is pretty much a household name for folks who regularly keep up with college basketball and for diehard NBA fans who want to know who will be drafted in the first round. However, folks outside of those groups may not be overly familiar with Holmgren.

But one of the beautiful things about March Madness is the way it draws in people who potentially would not otherwise watch college basketball.

So, now is as good a time as any to familiarize yourself with one of the best players in the country.

Chet Holmgren high school stats

It’s clear that Holmgren has been great for Gonzaga and this sort of success was pretty predictable when examining Holmgren’s career up to this point.

During his senior year of high school, Holmgren averaged 20.7 points per game as he grabbed 12.4 rebounds per game. Holmgren was also averaging 4.4 assists per game and 5.1 blocks per game.

He was pretty good! At just about everything!

Chet Holmgren height

Holmgren is a tall dude. The Bulldogs have him listed at 7-feet tall on their roster.

Chet Holmgren weight

While he’s tall, Holmgren is also pretty thin. According to Gonzaga, their 19-year-old center is 195 pounds.

Chet Holmgren parent’s height

It shouldn’t come as a surprise that Holmgren’s dad would also be pretty tall and pretty good at basketball himself. Holmgren’s dad Dave is also 7-feet tall and he played for the Minnesota Golden Gophers from 1984 to 1988.

Chet Holmgren NBA draft projection

Expect to see Holmgren drafted in the first round of the NBA Draft. There’s a very good chance he’s the top player selected. If that doesn’t happen, he probably won’t fall far. Plenty of teams will be interested in his versatility and talent.

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