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No. 15 Gonzaga holds off San Francisco 75-65

Williams leads four Zag double-digit scorers   SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Gonzaga got a rare test in conference play just in time for a first-place showdown against Saint Mary’s.   Johnathan Williams scored 17 points and Josh Perkins added 16 to help the 15th ranked Bulldogs to their 18th straight road victory in the West Coast Conference, 75-65 over San Francisco …

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Melson leads No. 15 Gonzaga over Portland 103-57

Melson makes career-high seven three-pointers in win   SPOKANE, Wash. Silas Melson has struggled with his shooting at times this season, but not on Thursday night against Portland.   Melson scored a career-high 23 points, making seven 3-pointers, as No. 15 Gonzaga routed Portland 103-57 for their fifth consecutive win.   ”He’s shot the ball up and down this year,” …

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Williams leads No. 19 Gonzaga past Loyola Marymount, 85-66

Williams scores 30 points and grabs 10 rebounds   LOS ANGELES (AP) Johnathan Williams scored 30 points and No. 19 Gonzaga opened the second half with a 17-0 run to roll past Loyola Marymount 85-66 on Saturday night.   The Bulldogs (14-3, 4-0 WCC) received 12 points from Zach Norvell Jr. and Josh Perkins, and another 11 from Rui Hachimura. …

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No. 19 Gonzaga overwhelms Pepperdine 89-59

Tillie scores 22 points on 9-of-10 shooting from the field   MALIBU, Calif. (AP) Killian Tillie had 22 points and eight rebounds to lead No. 19 Gonzaga past Pepperdine 89-59 on Thursday night.   Johnathan Williams scored 13 points and Rui Hachimura had 12 points and six rebounds for the Bulldogs (13-3, 3-0 West Coast Conference), who have not lost …

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No. 20 Gonzaga scores 1st 15 points, tops Santa Clara 101-52

Seven Zags finish in double-digits; GU dishes out 28 assists   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Gonzaga lit up the scoreboard from beginning to end, but all the 20th-ranked Bulldogs wanted to talk about afterward was defense.   The Bulldogs had a season-high 28 assists, 13 3-pointers and caused 21 turnovers in an all-around, 101-52, dismantling of Santa Clara on Saturday.   …

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Zags win 22nd straight WCC season-opener

Hachimura, Perkins lead No. 20 Gonzaga over Pacific 81-48   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Josh Perkins said No. 20 Gonzaga did not panic when their shots did not fall in the first half against Pacific.   ”We took the same looks and stayed confident,” Perkins said. ”They started to fall in the second half.”   Did they ever.   Gonzaga outscored …

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Gonzaga Falls at San Diego State 72-70

Norvell Jr. scores game-high 22; Williams has 12 points and 15 rebounds   SAN DIEGO, Calif. – Senior Trey Kell scored 10 of his 14 points in the final 2:56 and redshirt freshman Jalen McDaniels scored 10 of his 15 points in the second half and had 10 rebounds for San Diego State, which overcame poor shooting to upset No. …

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Killian Tillie leads No. 12 Gonzaga over IUPUI 101-71

Williams scores 17 points and grabs 14 rebounds   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) After an underwhelming performance against North Dakota, Gonzaga coach Mark Few decided that starting post players Johnathan Williams and Killian Tillie would come off the bench Monday against IUPUI.   His message was received.   Tillie scored a career-high 27 points, and Williams added 17 points and 14 …

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Perkins leads No. 12 Gonzaga over North Dakota 89-83 in OT

Norvell Jr. adds 19 points for the Zags   SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) Unheralded North Dakota gave No. 12 Gonzaga all it could handle on Saturday night.   Josh Perkins scored 20 points and Zach Norvell Jr. added 19 as the Bulldogs pulled out an 89-83 win in overtime.   Johnathan Williams added 14 points for Gonzaga (9-2).   ”We were …

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Williams leads No. 12 Gonzaga to 97-70 rout of Washington

Norvell Jr. adds 21 points in first true road game of the season   SEATTLE (AP) Johnathan Williams had 23 points and 12 rebounds, Zach Norvell Jr. added 21 points and No. 12 Gonzaga ran away in the second half for a 97-70 win over Washington on Sunday.   The Bulldogs (8-2) rebounded nicely from a loss to Villanova and …

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