Even college basketball’s best teams—say, those in the AP Top 25 rankings—still have plenty of time to develop with less than half the season gone. Whether it’s shoring up weaknesses or building on strengths, there are improvements to be made for the long term on top teams around the country.
No. 14 Gonzaga learned just how imperfect a team it is in getting pasted at home by Illinois last weekend. The mighty Zags offense let them down, not because they weren’t shooting brilliantly but because they couldn’t take care of the basketball.
Read on for more on the Gonzaga Bulldogs’ turnover troubles, along with teachable moments to keep in mind for the rest of the AP’s ranked programs.