INDIANAPOLIS — On Saturday night, Gonzaga men's basketball forward and Spokane native Anton Watson put on a show in the Bulldogs' first round win over Norfolk State.
The people who enjoyed it most was his family, who was there in attendance in person at Indianapolis. His dad Leon Sr., mom Anna, brother Deon Jr. and sister Haile all saw Watson not miss any of his seven shots, while scoring 17 points.
"We are excited," the family said collectively.
Watson said he dreamed of a moment like this since he was a kid after the game. He also said how proud he was to represent Spokane.
His family is proud of him for that too.
"You know for him to come in and join what Gonzaga is doing is awesome," Deon Sr. Watson said.
Of course, his family is always proud of him, but witnessing last night was certainly special for t hem.
"It just feels so good to be here and support him," Haile Watson said.