Gonzaga vs Portland Recap - Gonzaga Wins 71-49
The battle between Gonzaga and Portland didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Portland was handed a 71-49 defeat on Thursday at Chiles Center.
Gonzaga won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 15.5-point spread as favorites.
Gonzaga got 21 points from Kelly Olynyk and another 14 points from Kevin Pangos. David Stockton contributed 4 assists, while Elias Harris cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Portland got a 16-point performance from Kevin Bailey, who was supported by 12 points from Oskars Reinfelds. Oskars Reinfelds had 3 assists in a losing cause for Portland, while Ryan Nicholas grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Gonzaga were victorious, as the score was 36-26 at the break.
Gonzaga won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 36-22.