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The Gonzaga Bulldogs found their way Saturday by making nearly every shot they attempted in the second half and grabbing nearly every rebound. It added up to an 83-69 victory over the determined Loyola Marymount Lions in Las Vegas that wasn’t as easy as the final score indicated.
Gonzaga has a number of ongoing streaks, but three take precedence for the immediate future.
Junior point guard James Batemon took over in the second half of Loyola Marymount’s 78-72 victory over Portland on Friday. Batemon scored 29 points, 19 in the final 20 minutes.
His ability to speak five languages made Ronny Turiaf – Zag by way of France by way of Martinique – the school’s international man of mystery. Or would have, except he made sure there was no mystery. His reflexive engagement of virtually everyone he encountered built relationships that transcended basketball, especially when you came to realize he was even more curious about you than you were about him.
There were several worthy contenders, but Jessie Loera probably had Gonzaga’s best stat line in Friday’s WCC Tournament win over Pepperdine.
Jill Barta scored 19 of her 24 points in the first half to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs (25-5) to an 81-70 win over the Pepperdine Waves (10-20) in the West Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinals at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
The marriage of the West Coast Conference tournament and Las Vegas turns 10 this week, an anniversary of such happy construct that it’s hard to remember the Pliocene days when the event was played on an assortment of rotating home courts – the road inevitably doubling back to Santa Clara, it seemed, and later San Diego.
There’s always something to play for, particularly with March Madness around the corner.
Gonzaga needed all the luck it could get this season. Even before the season started, head coach Lisa Fortier was down a potential starter. Redshirt senior Emma Wolfram was out for the entire season after undergoing surgery for a recurring knee injury.
At some point, even the hardiest Gonzaga basketball fans may find themselves overwhelmed and underfunded amidst the glitzy cacophony of Las Vegas. Luckily, a different kind of playground is less than 30 minutes from the casino lights. World-class rock climbing, hiking, road cycling and more await.
All Gonzaga women’s basketball games during the upcoming West Coast Conference Tournament in Las Vegas will be available over the air on 1510 KGA AM, as part of the IMG Radio Network. The games will not be available on 94.1 FM, as they have been this season.
Top-seeded Gonzaga will face No. 8 Pepperdine in the West Coast Conference Tournament quarterfinals at noon at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas on Friday.