ANAHEIM, California – Gonzaga's Guard Josh Perkins said he would never forget his belated technical foul in the 75-69 loss to Texas Tech in elite eight on Saturday night.
Gonzaga lost 71-69 in the Honda Center with 11 seconds when Perkins hit the baseline and hit the ball from Red Raiders guard Matt Mooney, who tried an inbounds pass.
|Points *||69  T-3rd Worst|
|Points per Poss. *||0.93||Second worst|
|FG pct *||42.4||3. worst||to||T-2nd worst|
|* Led DI came on Saturday|
Perkins violated Article 7b of NCAA Rule 7, Section 6, Article 9b, which states, "No Opponent of the Werfer may have any part of his person within the level of the borderline. "
Texas Tech retained possession, and the Raiders 'Guard Jarrett Culver both made free throws after being fouled by Jeremy Jones, expanding the Red Raiders' lead to 75:69.
"He faked a lot with the ball," Perkins said about Mooney's throw-in. "I thought he was going to fake right in front of me, and I guess I instinctively did it … Play Bonehead. [It̵
Mark Few, however, focused on the positives of Perkins and his contributions to the program on his successful career.
"I mean, we can write a book about Perk and Perk and me, but listen: The growth that's been going on in the Seine during his five years in our program and every facet of his life is a little bit what coaching is about What college basketball is about, "the Gonzaga coach said after the game.
"He's a much riper player, much more a better player now, and we were an incredible program and had an incredible run with him at the wheel."