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It wasn’t Zags’ best game, but they pull out hard-fought win

BULLDOGS, 86-79

Former Gonzaga coach Dan Fitzgerald, the godfather of GU's current success, used to have a saying, a mantra if you will.

Play hard. And play smart.

The last part seemed to be missing for the Zags today in their 86-79 West Coast Conference win over host USF.

The Bulldogs had too many unforced turnovers, some of the brainless variety – outlet passes right to defenders anyone? They took some really ill-advised shots. At times they forgot how to block out. And yet they were able to rally late and win a crucial game.

Here's a link to the game story. You can leave your comments here or on Steve Bergum's blog, with his game story here.



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