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Wed., July 11, 2012, 10:36 a.m.

GU-West Virginia part of ESPN’s Marathon

West Virginia’s Deniz Kilicli gives Gonzaga’s Elias Harris a hard shot to the body during the Bulldogs’ victory. (Christopher Anderson)
West Virginia’s Deniz Kilicli gives Gonzaga’s Elias Harris a hard shot to the body during the Bulldogs’ victory. (Christopher Anderson)

For the fourth straight season, Gonzaga will be part of ESPN’s Tip-Off Marathon.

The Bulldogs will entertain West Virginia on Monday, Nov. 12, at 9 p.m. at the McCarthey Athletic Center in the first of 11 straight games televised on ESPN. Gonzaga is coming off a 26-7 season, including a 77-54 blowout of the Mountaineers in a second-round NCAA Tournament game in Pittsburgh. West Virginia finished 19-14.

Gonzaga is 1-2 in previous Tip-Off Marathon appearances with a win over Washington State last season and losses to San Diego State two years ago and Michigan State three years ago.

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Jim Meehan
Jim Meehan joined The Spokesman-Review in 1990. Jim is currently a reporter for the Sports Desk and covers Gonzaga University basketball, Spokane Empire football, college volleyball and golf.

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