Kispert had another big night behind the arc. The senior wing made five 3-pointers in the opening half. His first bucket inside the arc, naturally, was a three-point play. He finished with six 3-pointers and 23 points and sat out the final 10-plus minutes.
Watson scored three baskets shortly after checking into the game in the first half. The 6-foot-8 forward did the same thing in the second half with a pair of field goals. The Gonzaga Prep product finished 7 of 7 from the field, scored 17 points and added seven rebounds and three steals.
Gonzaga threw three good runs at the Spartans in the opening half. We’ll go with the first, a 12-0 spurt that pushed the Zags into a double-digit lead at 22-11. Watson scored the first six points, including a pair of dunks, and Aaron Cook and Kispert drained 3-pointers.
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