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Loyola Mary 40

(11-14, 4-7 WCC)

(21) Gonzaga 73

(22-4, 11-0 WCC)

    11:00 PM ET, February 18, 2010

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    LMU 14 2640
    #21GONZ 25 4873

    Gonzaga pummels Loyola Marymount for 13th straight victory

    Associated Press

    SPOKANE, Wash. -- Courtney Vandersloot had 17 points and eight assists, and Gonzaga (No. 22 ESPN/USA Today, No. 21 AP) held Loyola Marymount scoreless for more than 9 minutes in the first half on the way to a 73-40 victory on Thursday night.

    Tiffanie Shives added 14 points and Vivian Frieson had 12 points and nine rebounds for the Bulldogs (22-4, 11-0 West Coast Conference), winners of 13 straight. Gonzaga has won 10 of its last 11 meetings against the Lions.

    Renahy Young had 17 points and Alex Cowling 11 for Loyola Marymount (11-14, 4-7).

    Shives made a 3-pointer to start a 17-0 burst that saw the Bulldogs open a 23-4 lead with less than 7 minutes left in the first half. Loyola Marymount managed to close to 27-19 early in the second half on Candice Nichols' 3-pointer, but Gonzaga responded with a 7-0 run capped by another 3 from Shives with 15:55 left.

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