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Analysis: Joel Ayayi makes history, Gonzaga makes quick work of Portland

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 9, 2021

Gonzaga’s single-game, season and career record book are going to require some serious editing and the school will have to make room for a new entry authored by do-it-all guard Joel Ayayi. He was everywhere and seemingly in the middle of everything that unfolded in Gonzaga’s 116-88 rout over Portland on Saturday at the Chiles Center. The French native was so efficient, he produced what is believed to be the first triple-double in school history – with 17 minutes left in the second half.
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Analysis: No. 1 Gonzaga shows the separation at top of WCC, routing BYU

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 7, 2021

This was supposed to be one of the toughest challenges facing Gonzaga during the WCC season. It ended up demonstrating the sizable gulf between top-ranked Gonzaga and BYU, picked second in the conference preseason coaches’ poll. The Bulldogs gave a pretty good indication that might be the case with nonconference wins over four teams ranked in top 16, three by double digits.