Gonzaga vs Santa Clara Wrap - Gonzaga Wins 54-52
Gonzaga earned a 54-52 victory over Santa Clara on Wednesday, getting 15 points from Gary Bell, Jr. at Leavey Center.
Gonzaga won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 11-point spread.
Sam Dower had 13 points for Gonzaga and Przemek Karnowski chipped in with 11 points. Kevin Pangos had 4 assists for them, while Przemek Karnowski was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Santa Clara got 15 points from Evan Roquemore in a losing cause and another 12 points from Brandon Clark. Jared Brownridge contributed 3 assists for them, while Yannick Atanga had 7 rebounds.
Gonzaga trailed at halftime, 22-20.
Santa Clara had a 33-32 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.