March 2, 2010 in Sports

Zags close on high note

Associated Press The Spokesman-Review
 
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Gonzaga senior Chris Pontarolo-Maag thanks the students after beating Cal State Bakersfield, March 2, 2010 in the McCarthey Athletic Center.
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SPOKANE — Matt Bouldin scored 15 points and No. 18 Gonzaga closed its regular season Tuesday night with a 78-59 pounding of overmatched Cal State Bakersfield.

Bol Kong scored 13 points and Robert Sacre added 10 for the Bulldogs (25-5), who had already wrapped up their 10th consecutive West Coast Conference title and a bye into Sunday’s semifinals of the league tournament.

This was the final game for Cal State Bakersfield (7-22), which is in its transition to full Division I status next season. It fell to 0-5 against WCC teams this season.

Trent Blakley led Bakersfield with 19 points, while Donavan Bragg added 13.

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