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Saint Mary’s ends GU’s conference streak

GAELS, 80-75

The streak is over, thanks to GU loss Monday night in Moraga, Calif. For the first time in 26 regular season games and 30 overall, Gonzaga has lost to a West Coast Conference opponent.

And it is in second place in the conference.

The Zags' 3-1 conference mark puts them a half-game behind San Francisco (3-0), which won 72-71 at Pepperdine.

You can read the Gonzaga game game story here.

In it I mentioned Omar Samhan's outstanding offensive game - a career-high 20 points for the freshman - and his offensive mouth - with 4:36 left the ESPN cameras caught him shouting an obscene phrase at the Gonzaga bench (I ran it three times to make sure I saw what I saw).

So what did you see, other than Samhan's filthy mouth? Was this a case of Saint Mary's just having a great second half and GU a cold-shooting night? Or was it something else? Go ahead and click in with your thoughts here or on Steve Bergum's Gonzaga blog.

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