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Gonzaga 74, Saint Mary’s 56: Highlights, analysis and interviews

The No. 4 Gonzaga Bulldogs ruled the first half, the No. 19 Saint Mary's Gaels the first 10 minutes of the second before the Zags regained control to earn a 74-56 victory and the WCC tournament championship on Tuesday, March 7, 2017 at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

Gonzaga handles Saint Mary’s again, claims WCC tourney title

No. 4 Gonzaga and No. 19 Saint Mary’s demonstrated why they are the best two teams in the WCC with dominating stretches. The Zags ruled the first half, the Gaels the first 10 minutes of the second before Gonzaga regained control to earn a 74-56 victory Tuesday and the WCC tournament championship at Orleans Arena.

Gonzaga holds off Santa Clara, advances to WCC title game

There aren’t many sure things in life but Gonzaga has made reaching the WCC tournament final – and the NCAA tournament, for that matter – nearly look routine. But there was nothing routine or easy about the fourth-ranked Zags 77-68 over scrappy Santa Clara on Monday in the WCC tournament semifinals.

Gonzaga 82, Pacific 50: Highlights and interviews

The top-seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs pulled away from the ninth-seeded Pacific Tigers 82-50 in the WCC tournament quarterfinals Saturday, March 4, 2017 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

BYU 79, Gonzaga 71: Highlights and interviews

BYU scored the last 10 points to pull off a 79-71 upset over No. 1 Gonzaga in front of 6,000 Saturday, Feb. 27, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, handing the Zags’ their first loss in the regular-season finale.

Gonzaga 96, San Diego 38: Highlights

No. 1 Gonzaga blew out San Diego early, rolling up a 28-point halftime lead and coasting to a 96-38 victory on Thursday, Feb. 23, 2017 at the Jenny Craig Pavilion in San Diego.

Gonzaga 82, Pacific 61: Highlights and interviews

The No. 1 Gonzaga Bulldogs routed Pacific 82-61 on Saturday, Feb. 18, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane and picked up some hardware along the way. The Zags clinched at least a share of their 16th conference championship in 17 years.

Gonzaga 96, San Francisco 61: Highlights and interviews

The top-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs fought themselves and a game San Francisco Dons outfit in the first half before pulling away for a 96-61 win in front of 6,000 on Thursday, Feb. 16, 2017 at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane.

Gonzaga 74, Saint Mary’s 64: Highlights

Saint Mary’s was considered to be the biggest obstacle left in Gonzaga’s pursuit of an undefeated regular season. Turned out to be more of a speed bump. The top-ranked Zags handled the 20th-ranked Gaels 74-64 in front of an overflow crowd Saturday at McKeon Pavilion in Moraga, California on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.

Gonzaga 90, LMU 60: Highlights

The top-ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs put another 40 minutes of solid play on display Thursday, Feb. 9, 2017, thumping Loyola Marymount 90-60 in front of 4,068 at Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles. Gonzaga rolled into Saturday’s matchup with second-place Saint Mary’s with its 17th consecutive double-digit win.

Gonzaga 90, Santa Clara 55: Highlights and interviews

Gonzaga’s depth, balance and defense have been strengths all season. They took on added importance Saturday with leading scorer Nigel Williams-Goss sidelined by an ankle injury. Enter Jordan Mathews, Josh Perkins, Zach Collins, Przemek Karnowski, Killian Tillie and company. No. 1 Gonzaga put five players in double figures and pounded Santa Clara 90-55 in front of 6,000 at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane on Saturday, Feb. 4, 2017.