SPOKANE, Wash. — Gonzaga freshman and former Gonzaga Prep standout Anton Watson will miss the remainder of the season to get surgery on his injured left shoulder.

The school announced the news in a press release Thursday.

"Anton is one of the toughest guys I've coached. He's battled through a lot, because he cares about this team," head coach Mark Few said in the release. "This is the right thing to do moving forward for his career, and he has a bright future with our program."

Watson has played in 15 games for the Bulldogs, averaging 4.9 points and 3.1 rebounds.

The Bulldogs are currently the No. 1 team in the nation.

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