Zags Shoot Down Pilots Early To Open WCC Play With Win
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Kevin Pangos hit 5 of 7 3-point shots and scored 19 points Wednesday night as Gonzaga opened West Coast Conference play with a 90-51 win over Portland.
Tim Thomas and Nemanja Mitrovic scored 10 points each for Portland (3-11). The Pilots have lost seven straight games overall, and 17 straight to Gonzaga.
The Bulldogs led 49-25 at halftime after shooting 60 percent from the field (15 for 25), including 6 of 10 on 3-point attempts.
Gonzaga posted season bests in points scored, points allowed and field-goal shooting percentage (54.7). Portland recorded season worsts in points allowed, points scored and field-goal shooting percentage (29.7).