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GU men’s basketball: Bulldogs at Gaels

Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer (33) scores against San Diego during a college basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)
Gonzaga forward Kyle Wiltjer (33) scores against San Diego during a college basketball game on Saturday, Jan. 16, 2016, at McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

WCC Men's Basketball

Gonzaga Bulldogs (14-4, 6-1)

at Saint Mary's Gaels (15-2, 6-1) 

Thursday, Jan. 21, 8 p.m. | McKeon Pavilion, Moraga, California

Watch: ESPNU, WatchESPN.com

Outlook: Something has to give in this showdown for first place. Gonzaga’s 13-game road winning streak is the longest in the NCAA; Saint Mary’s is 13-0 at home this season. The Zags lead the WCC in scoring offense; the Gaels lead in scoring defense. The Zags are second in the conference in scoring defense, the Gaels are No. 1 nationally in field-goal percentage and assist-to-turnover ratio. Gonzaga has won the last eight in the series, including three in a row at McKeon Pavilion. The Gaels boast four players averaging double figures and four more scoring at least 5.8 points. - Jim Meehan

Follow GU reporter Jim Meehan on Twitter during the game @SRJimM.

See also: Saint Mary’s better than advertised



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