Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Nigel Williams-Goss (5) shoots over Northwestern Wildcats guard Bryant McIntosh (30) during the game at Vivint Smart Home Arena in Salt Lake City on Saturday, March 18, 2017.
SALT LAKE CITY — Nigel Williams-Goss has played a lot of games in Utah over the past three years — twice against the University of Utah as a member of the Washington Huskies, once against BYU for Gonzaga and a couple of more times in the NCAA Tournament when the Bulldogs played at Vivint Arena.
Now Williams-Goss may be playing a lot more games in Utah if he makes the Utah Jazz roster after being selected in the second round with the No. 55 pick overall.
Jazz general manager Dennis Lindsey said he was thrilled to get Williams-Goss and talked about how tough he is and said he would share some things former Utah Jazz star John Stockton, who played at Gonzaga said after seeing Williams-Goss up close and personal this past season.
Williams-Goss scored 19 points for Washington against Utah at the Huntsman Center in 2014, when he started every game as a freshman. He didn’t do so well the following year when he scored nine points in another Husky loss at Utah.
He sat out a year before transferring to Gonzaga and this past season he led the Zags to a victory over BYU in Provo when he scored 33 points.
Then during the NCAA Tournament, he led the Bulldogs to a pair of victories at Vivint Arena, including a win over Northwestern.
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