Boxscore
Gonzaga 71, Washington St. 69
Wednesday, December 5, 2012 11:00 PM
Location - Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum, Pullman, Washington
Officials - Mike Greenstein, Mike Scyphers, Tommy Nunez Jr.
Attendance - 9367

Final Scoring Summary

Final 1 2 T
Gonzaga 27 44 71
Washington St. 31 38 69

Recap


No. 10 Gonzaga 71, Washington State 69:
Kevin Pangos drove for the game-winning basket with 2.2 seconds remaining as the Bulldogs slipped past the host Cougars for the first 9-0 start in school history.

Elias Harris scored 23 points and Kelly Olynyk added a career-best 22 as Gonzaga surpassed the 1994-95 squad for the best start in school annals.

Brock Motum tallied 23 points and made five 3-pointers and DaVonte Lacy scored a career-high 22 – including a tying basket with 7.8 seconds left – for the Cougars (5-4), who had a three-game winning streak halted.

Olynyk scored eight straight Gonzaga points down the stretch and Gary Bell Jr. hit a free throw to give the Zags a 69-67 lead with 14 seconds remaining. Lacy drove the length of the court for the tying basket and then Pangos followed suit in the other direction as the Bulldogs staved off Washington State’s upset bid.

A basket by Harris gave Gonzaga a 60-51 lead with 4:33 remaining before Motum hit two 3-pointers and Lacy drained one of his own to tie the score with 2:57 left.

GAME NOTEBOOK: Lacy missed the previous four games with a knee injury. … Gonzaga has won 11 of the past 14 meetings. … Washington State led by as many as eight points in the first half and had a 31-27 halftime lead.

Gonzaga Bulldogs

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Elias Harris 37:00 10-17 1-3 2-4 1 5 6 3 3 4 3 1 23
Sam Dower 9:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 2 2 0 0 0 1 0 0
Kevin Pangos 38:00 2-12 1-5 3-5 1 1 2 4 3 1 3 0 8
Gary Bell Jr. 35:00 5-8 3-5 1-2 0 5 5 1 3 0 0 0 14
Guy Landry Edi 8:00 0-2 0-0 1-2 1 0 1 0 1 0 0 0 1
David Stockton 15:00 0-1 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 2 1 0 4 0 0
Kyle Dranginis 4:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0
Przemek Karnowski 3:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 1 1 0 1 0 0 0 0
Kelly Olynyk 31:00 10-14 1-2 1-2 4 3 7 2 1 1 4 1 22
Mike Hart 20:00 1-1 1-1 0-0 2 1 3 1 4 1 1 0 3
TOTAL 200 28-55 7-16 8-15 9 19 28 13 18 7 16 2 71
  50.9% 43.8% 53.3% Team Rebs: 3   Total TO: 16

Washington St. Cougars

  REBOUNDS  
PLAYER MIN FGM-A 3GM-A FTM-A OFF DEF TOT A PF STL TO BLK PTS
Mike Ladd 34:00 2-4 1-3 2-3 2 7 9 2 2 2 2 0 7
Brock Motum 37:00 8-13 5-7 2-2 1 3 4 1 2 0 4 3 23
D.J. Shelton 26:00 2-5 0-1 0-2 0 1 1 2 2 1 2 0 4
Dexter Kernich-Drew 34:00 2-8 0-5 0-0 0 4 4 3 3 0 2 0 4
Royce Woolridge 24:00 2-6 0-2 2-4 0 2 2 1 2 0 2 0 6
Will DiIorio 5:00 0-2 0-0 2-2 1 0 1 0 3 1 1 0 2
DaVonte Lacy 28:00 8-15 4-9 2-3 2 1 3 2 2 1 2 0 22
Junior Longrus 11:00 0-0 0-0 1-2 2 2 4 1 3 0 0 1 1
Brett Boese 1:00 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
TOTAL 200 24-53 10-27 11-18 8 20 28 12 19 5 15 4 69
  45.3% 37.0% 61.1% Team Rebs: 4   Total TO: 15