Arrow-right Camera

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper The Spokesman-Review

Monday, August 10, 2020  Spokane, Washington  Est. May 19, 1883
Clear Day 90° Clear
Sports

Gonzaga-San Diego: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 69-59 victory

UPDATED: Thu., Feb. 1, 2018

Gonzaga guard Silas Melson, right, grabs a loose ball next to San Diego forward Isaiah Pineiro during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. (Young Kwak / AP)
Gonzaga guard Silas Melson, right, grabs a loose ball next to San Diego forward Isaiah Pineiro during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game in Spokane, Wash., Thursday, Feb. 1, 2018. (Young Kwak / AP)

Key moment

Gonzaga reclaimed the lead early in the second half with an 11-0 spurt. Johnathan Williams had a dunk and an inside basket and Silas Melson added five more points as the Zags moved in front 49-40. They led the rest of the way.

Offensive player of the game

Senior forward Johnathan Williams finished with 14 points and 12 boards, six offensive, for his sixth double-double of the season. Williams made 6 of 12 shots and added a pair of assists.

Defensive player of the game

Senior guard Silas Melson defended point guard Isaiah Wright for a good portion of the game and helped limit Wright to 12 points on 4-of-16 shooting. Wright, who usually averages 5.5 assists, finished with just three.

The Spokesman-Review Newspaper

Local journalism is essential.

The journalists of The Spokesman-Review are a part of the community. They live here. They work here. They care. You can help keep local journalism strong right now with your contribution. Thank you.

Subscribe to the sports newsletter

Get the day’s top sports headlines and breaking news delivered to your inbox by subscribing here.


Swedish Thoracic Surgery: Partners in patient care

 (Courtesy Bergman Draper Oslund Udo)
Sponsored

Matt Bergman knows the pain and anger that patients with mesothelioma feel.