SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) — Gonzaga's basketball program has a long history with international players but the international influence is at its peak this year. The second-ranked Zags have six players from five different countries on their roster. Serbia, France, Russia, Lithuania and Mali are all represented. Gonzaga made finding overseas players a priority in the early 2000s. The task of seeking them out falls primarily to assistant coach Tommy Lloyd. He doesn't have to travel as much as he used to because of the connections he's made. But it's clear Gonzaga's international influence isn't going away anytime soon.

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