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GU’s loss just figures

GONZAGA

This one is really hard to figure out.

The good team defense we've seen most of the season? It wasn't there.

The ability to get to the foul line when it's needed to stop an opponent's run? Nope, not there either.

The rebounding? The ability to find an open teammate for an easy bucket? Taking care of the ball? Derek Raivio's 20 points? All those were missing as well.

Which, I guess, is a simple way of explaining how Georgia – which came in unranked but may not have that label by Monday – was able to hang 96 points on GU and hand the Zags their third loss of the year.

The numbers tell a tale:



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