Ranked teams meet as No. 2 Baylor hosts No. 1 Gonzaga
No. 1 Gonzaga (3-0) vs. No. 2 Baylor (3-0)
Bankers Life Fieldhouse, Indianapolis; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two top-5 teams meet as No. 1 Gonzaga visits No. 2 Baylor in an early season showdown. Gonzaga has one win and zero losses against ranked opponents this season, while Baylor has against a ranked team.
VETERAN LEADERSHIP: Gonzaga’s Drew Timme, Corey Kispert and Joel Ayayi have collectively accounted for 64 percent of all Bulldogs scoring this season.JUMP SHOTS FOR JARED: Jared Butler has connected on 43.8 percent of the 16 3-pointers he’s attempted, including seven makes on 16 attempts over the last three games.
THREAT FROM DISTANCE: Gonzaga’s Kispert has attempted 20 3-pointers and connected on 45 percent of them, and is 9 of 20 over his past three games.
DID YOU KNOW: Baylor as a team has made 11.7 3-pointers per game this season, which is eighth-best among Division I teams.