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March 21, 2009 in Sports
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Matt Bouldin wraps a pass around D. J, Magley of Western Kentucky as he flies to the basket.

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Josh Heytvelt gets a dunk early in the game against Western Kentucky in the Portland Or. Rose Garden.

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Jeremy Evans of Western Kentucky takes the ball strong to the basket and scores over Josh Heytvelt ( center ) and Matt Bouldin during first half action in the Portland Or. Rose Garden.

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Gonzaga’s head coach Mark Few shouts to his team in the first half during the second-round men’s NCAA college basketball tournament game with Western Kentucky Saturday, March 21, 2009, in Portland, Ore.

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Western Kentucky’s Jeremy Evans charges into Gonzaga’s Jeremy Pargo (2) in the first half during the second-round men’s NCAA college basketball tournament game Saturday, March 21, 2009, in Portland, Ore.

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Western Kentucky guard Orlando Mendez-Valdez, left, goes to the basket past Gonzaga forward Josh Heytvelt during the first half of their second-round men’s NCAA college basketball tournament game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 21, 2009.

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Gonzaga guard Micah Downs, right, grapples for the ball with Western Kentucky guard Orlando Mendez-Valdez during the second half of their second-round men’s NCAA college basketball tournament game in Portland, Ore., Saturday, March 21, 2009.

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Micah Downs is framed in the arms of a Western Kentucky defender as he scores in the second half.

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Matt Bouldin of Gonzaga drives past Sergio Kerusch of Western Kentucky during second half action.

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The sign says it all in the Portland Or. Rose Garden at the opening rounds of the NCAA Tournament Saturday March 21, 2009.

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Josh Heytvelt ( right ) of Gonzaga battles #35 D.J.Magley of Western Kentucky for a rebound position.

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Jeremy Pargo soars over a Western Kentucky player to score.

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Matt Bouldin tries to fight through the long arms of Jeremy Evans of Western Kentucky during second half action.

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Ira Brown ( left ) and Josh Heytvelt (right ) combine to reject the shot of Jeremy Evans of Western Kentucky.

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Demetri Goodson (left) drives past Orlando Mendez-Valdez to put up the winning shot as the Zags beat Western Kentucky 83-81.

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Western Kentucky players can only stand and watch as Demetri Goodson of Gonzaga drives to the basket and scores the winning basket.

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Matt Bouldin of Gonzaga ( left ) reacts as the winning shot of teammate Demetri Goodson drops through the hoop in the final seconds of their game against Western Kentucky.

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Gonzaga players swarm Demetri Goodson who hit the winning shot as disappointed Western Kentucky players walk off in the Portland Or. Rose Garden.

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Demetri Goodson of Gonzaga is swarmed by his teammates after hitting the winning shot to beat Western Kentucky.

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Micha Downs ( right ) and Jeremy Pargo ( hidden at rear) rush to hug Demetri Goodson after his game winning shot.

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Demetri Goodson of Gonzaga runs off the court and waves to acknowledge the Zag fans who stayed to cheer his winning shot against Western Kentucky in the Portland Or. Rose Garden.

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Demetri Goodson of Gonzaga runs off the court after hitting the winning shot against Western Kentucky.

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Enroute to post game media interview Demetri Goodson and Head Coach Mark Few stop to watch the replay of his game winning shot in the Portland Or. Rose Garden.

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Everybody is happy as Gonzaga Head Coach Mark Few ( far left ) turns to laugh with game hero Demetri Goodson ( second from left ) who hit the winning shot with seconds left to beat Western Kentucky.