Gonzaga vs Portland Final: 71-66 - Recap

Gonzaga vs Portland Final: 71-66 - Recap

Gonzaga got 13 points from Kevin Pangos en route to a 71-66 victory over Portland on Wednesday at McCarthey Athletic Center.

Gonzaga won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 15.5-point spread.

David Stockton had 13 points for Gonzaga and Angel Nunez chipped in with 13 points. David Stockton had 5 assists for them, while Przemek Karnowski was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Portland got 15 points from Ryan Nicholas in a losing cause and another 13 points from Kevin Bailey. Alec Wintering contributed 7 assists for them, while Ryan Nicholas had 15 rebounds.

Gonzaga hit the break leading 40-23 before taking care of business in the second half.

The rebound battle favored Portland as they grabbed 33 boards, while Gonzaga only had 29.