December 2, 2021

Gonzaga basketball coach Mark Few cited on suspicion of drunken driving – The Spokesman Review

COEUR D’ALENE – Gonzaga University men’s basketball coach Mark Few is facing a DUI charge after he was pulled over Monday north of Coeur d’Alene, according to the Coeur d’Alene Police Department.

Few was stopped around 8 p.m. at North Fourth Street and East Hanley Avenue in Dalton Gardens, according to the police report. The Spokesman-Review obtained the report through a public records request.

Police pulled Few over after receiving a report that he was driving erratically and speeding, according to the report. The vehicle involved, according to the report, was a Cadillac Escalade.

Police said Few, who exhibited “several signs of intoxication,” refused to complete field sobriety tests, but provided breath samples of .119 and .120. The legal limit is .08.

Police said there were no other passengers in the vehicle.

Representatives at Gonzaga did not immediately respond to a request for comment.

Few has coached Gonzaga for 22 seasons, developing the men’s basketball program into a national powerhouse. With a 630-125 record, Few’s 83.4 winning percentage is No. 1 all-time at the NCAA Division I or equivalent level for coaches with at least 10 years of experience.