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Gonzaga-Texas Southern: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 104-67 victory over the Tigers

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 10, 2018

Key moment

The Zags led 14-12 when Rui Hachimura left with his second foul. Gonzaga wasted no time expanding its lead with five quick points from Zach Norvell Jr., who then exited after committing his third foul. GU’s run continued, fueled by Josh Perkins and Brandon Clarke, as the Zags went on top 37-19.

Offensive MVP

Senior point guard Perkins delivered 19 points and a career-best 11 assists. His previous career high was 10 assists. Perkins hit 6 of 11 shots and six of his free-throw attempts.

Defensive MVP

Junior forward Clarke provided rim protection, and then some. The springy 6-foot-8 forward swatted six shots, including back-to-back rejections on two occasions. He also came up with two steals.

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