The No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs crushed the Loyola Marymount Lions 90-60 on Thursday at Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles. Here are the three keys to the Zags’ win:
The Lions were hanging around in the first half until Gonzaga used a 13-3 spurt to take a 39-22 edge. Six different Zags scored in the run, led by Killian Tillie’s four points.
Offensive player of the game
Defensive player of the game
Silas Melson was solid defensively on Buay Tuach, who had 19 points in the first meeting. Melson was particularly effective on the 6-foot-6 wing in the first half when Gonzaga stretched its lead to 22 points.
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