10:00 PM ET, December 10, 2008
Friel Court, Pullman, Washington
PULLMAN, Wash. -- For more than 20 minutes, Washington State imposed its slowdown style on No. 4 Gonzaga and trailed by just one point.Then Josh Heytvelt scored 11 points as Gonzaga went on a 27-2 run over a 10-minute span and coasted to a 74-52 victory Wednesday night.
• The Bulldogs opened the second half with a 25-4 run, including 15 straight in the first five minutes, as Gonzaga snapped a two-game losing streak against the Cougars and improved to 7-0 overall for the first time since 1994-95.
• All three of Washington State's losses this season have been to ranked teams as they fall to 1-73 all-time vs. teams ranked in the top five.
• The Cougars, who lost to Baylor in their last home game, have now lost back-to-back nonconference games at home for the first time since they lost to Wisconsin and Nebraska in December 1985.
-- ESPN research
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||29-61 (.475)||17-52 (.327)|
|3P Made-Attempted||10-23 (.435)||2-19 (.105)|
|FT Made-Attempted||6-7 (.857)||16-19 (.842)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||19 (0/0)||10 (0/0)|
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