The No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs rolled to a 96-61 win over the San Francisco Dons on Thursday at the McCarthey Atheltic Center in Spokane. Here are the three keys to the Zags’ win:
The momentum finally swayed towards Gonzaga after a shot clock violation was called against San Francisco with 1:21 left in the first half. The Zags, who were winning 37-35 at the time, scored the next five points to close the half. Nigel Williams-Goss sparked the run with a 3-pointer on the possession after USF’s shot clock violation.
Offensive player of the game
Williams-Goss once again tore apart the Dons. The junior guard followed up his 36-point performance at San Francisco earlier this season with a 30-point game in the Kennel.
Defensive player of the game
Johnathan Williams, who recorded his 600th career rebound in the Zags’ win over San Francisco, had 11 rebounds, two blocked shots and a steal.
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