Gonzaga, the preseason No. 1 for the first time in history, is built for an extended stay among the nation’s elite

Suggs, dribbling, in action against Auburn on Friday, Nov. 27. (Photo courtesy of Chris Tilley, Fort Myers Tip-Off)

Program building in the modern age of college basketball takes on a number of different guises. I say “modern age”, but I mean since the 2006–07 season, when the one-and-done rule implemented by the NBA meant players would henceforth have to be at least 19 years old, and one year removed from high…