Zags sign Stromer, land Alex Toohey for the 2023-24 squad

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SPOKANE, Wash. — The Gonzaga Bulldogs are already looking ahead to future success. Over the last two days, the Bulldogs have made two key additions to its 2023 recruiting class.

The Zags officially signed guard Dusty Stromer to a National Letter of Intent on Wednesday. The guard from Sherman Oaks, California, is a top 50 recruit in the Class of 2023 (48). He averaged over 20 points his junior year shooting 46 percent from the field and 38 percent from behind the arc.

“I chose Gonzaga because I just felt that it was right,” Stromer said. “My connection with all the coaches is something that is rare and I feel that I get along with each coach really well. The playing style is perfect for me. I love playing in transition and in the open court. Gonzaga plays to my strengths and I think that I could really help the program right away. I also really like Spokane and had nothing but great experiences with everyone that I met on my two visits to Gonzaga.”

“We’re incredibly excited to have Dusty in the program,” Gonzaga Head Coach Mark Few said. “We’ve been close with both he and his family throughout this whole process. He’s a terrific player. He’s an incredible competitor. All through this past summer he’s competed on the EYBL circuit with some nagging injuries, and he kept playing and competing. He’s going to be a really good player for us.”

GU also landed Australian small forward Alex Toohey, the top international recruit in his class. Toohey chose GU over Villanova, Michigan and Davidson.

The 18-year-old has already played for the senior Australian National Team.

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