GLENDALE, Ariz. - Gonzaga is a late second-half meltdown in its final regular-season game against BYU from entering Monday's national championship game unbeaten. From Nov. 11 through April 1, the Bulldogs (37-1) really have been America's most consistent team. They have bad stretches in games, but hardly any bad games.
Dick Jerardi specializes in college basketball and horse racing. He has covered every Triple Crown race since 1987 and every NCAA Tournament since 1988, in addition to chronicling the careers of two National College Basketball Players of the Year, La Salle's Lionel Simmons (1990) and St. Joseph's Jameer Nelson (2004). He’s also covered many major events, including the 1992 Barcelona Olympics and 2001 NBA Finals.