West Coast Conference Tournament - Santa Clara Falls 77-75 Against Gonzaga - Game Recap
Gonzaga grabbed a 77-75 win over Santa Clara on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from Sam Dower at Orleans Arena.
Gonzaga did not, however, defeat Santa Clara against the spread, which closed at 12.5 at most sportsbooks.
Gonzaga got 16 points from Przemek Karnowski and another 13 points from Gary Bell, Jr.. David Stockton contributed 4 assists, while Przemek Karnowski cleaned the glass with 12 rebounds.
Santa Clara got 24 points from Jared Brownridge in a losing cause and another 14 points from Brandon Clark. Brandon Clark contributed 3 assists for them, while Jerry Brown had 7 rebounds.
Gonzaga hit the break trailing 37-31 before taking care of business in the second half.
Gonzaga won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 32-23.