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Oklahoma vs Gonzaga

No. 17 Gonzaga 72, Oklahoma 47

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- Gonzaga put together a dominating performance in its latest win.

Elias Harris scored 18 points and the No. 17 Zags beat Oklahoma 72-47 in a semifinal matchup Friday night at the Old Spice Classic.

Kelly Olynyk, Gary Bell Jr., Kevin Pangos and Przemek Karnowski each had eight points for Gonzaga (5-0). The Zags outrebounded Oklahoma 51-24.

"That was a really, really good win for us," Gonzaga coach Mark Few said. "We played really good. Got back to playing our style. We attacked on the offense end all night, and did another great job playing defense."

Oklahoma (3-1) got 13 from Romero Osby. Isaiah Cousins had 10 points.

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"Gonzaga did a terrific job in dictating pretty much in every way," Sooners coach Lon Kruger said. "Anytime you get whipped that badly on the boards, you know they were a lot more physical, a lot more aggressive to loose balls. It's a terrific learning opportunity for us, and we've got to get that from it. Otherwise it's a waste of time. So we've got to learn from it."

Gonzaga will play Davidson, which beat West Virginia 63-60, in Sunday night's championship game. Oklahoma will close out the tourney Sunday against the Mountaineers.

Consecutive long-range jumpers by Bell and Harris, who also had slammed in a rebound, gave Gonzaga a 43-25 lead three minutes into the second half.

Harris had 14 of his points during the second half.

"I think it was just the game coming to me at that point," Harris said. "I played more aggressive. That was really the main key."

Pangos' 3-pointer extended the Zags' lead to 53-31 with 12 minutes to play.

Olynyk had an in-close basket and David Stockton scored on a layup as Gonzaga built a 59-34 lead midway through the second half.

Gonzaga got points from nine players -- led by Bell with five -- en route to a 32-22 halftime advantage.

"That's one of the strengths of our team this year is depth," Pangos said. "That's a big thing with our team because we just wear down other teams."

Stockton's fast-break layup in the final minute gave Gonzaga a 32-21 lead.

Olynyk had a dunk and layup as Gonzaga went ahead 14-5 just over eight minutes into the game.

Oklahoma trailed just 14-8 despite going 2 for 15 from the field during the opening 10 1-2 minutes of play.

Steven Pledger's jumper cut the Sooners' deficit to 18-13 with eight minutes left in the half. Andrew Fitzgerald had a slam that got Oklahoma to 20-17 two minutes later.

Pangos' jumper put Gonzaga up 25-19 four minutes before the intermission.

The Zags, winners of the 2008 Old Spice Classic, have won all five games they have played in the tourney.

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Oklahoma (3-1)222547
Gonzaga #17 (5-0) «324072
OKLA:R. Osby 13 Pts
OKLA:R. Osby 5 Reb
OKLA:S. Grooms 2 Ast
GONZAG:E. Harris 18 Pts
GONZAG:K. Olynyk 8 Reb
GONZAG:K. Olynyk 2 Ast

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PLAYERS OF THE GAME
OklahomaGonzaga
OKLA
Romero Osby
GONZAG
Elias Harris
PtsRebsAstPtsRebsAst
13501841
Oklahoma Sooners
R. Osby, F283-67-850313
I. Cousins, G263-61-211210
S. Pledger, G243-80-02007
A. M'Baye, F242-81-15035
J. Hornbeak, G190-30-02220
A. Fitzgerald, F232-50-21124
B. Hield, G192-80-12025
C. Clark, G141-51-12033
S. Grooms, G140-00-01210
T. Neal, F30-10-01000
C. Arent, C20-00-00000
J. Fraschilla, G20-00-00000
C. Cole, F20-00-00000
J. Kruger, GDid Not Play
D. Bennett, FDid Not Play
S. Noworyta, FDid Not Play
Totals 16-5010-152261847
 32.0%66.7% 
Gonzaga Bulldogs
K. Pangos, G322-113-45228
S. Dower, C232-20-06124
E. Harris, F237-103-441218
G. Bell Jr., G213-70-01128
G. Landry Edi, F192-33-44127
D. Stockton, G242-71-26005
K. Olynyk, F174-60-08248
K. Dranginis, G161-40-04233
P. Karnowski, C143-62-56018
M. Hart, G80-00-01000
D. Barham, G20-20-00000
R. Bakamus, G11-10-00003
Totals 27-5912-1945101872
 45.8%63.2% 
Big 12
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Oklahoma St.0-06-087
TCU0-06-0181
W. Virginia0-06-015
Texas0-05-019
Baylor0-05-192
Kansas0-04-113
Iowa St.0-03-124
Texas Tech0-03-1109
Oklahoma0-04-241
Kansas St.0-03-3171

West Coast
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Gonzaga0-06-04
Portland0-04-0240
St. Marys0-04-012
Pepperdine0-03-1247
BYU0-04-259
San Diego0-04-2138
Loyola-Mary.0-03-2260
San Fran.0-03-2128
Pacific0-03-3209
Santa Clara0-02-4217
 
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MINN 84 Final
MEMP 75
UCF 66 Final
FLA 79
KSU 57 Final
MICH 71
UMKC 45 Final
OHST 91
ISU 70 Final
CIN 78
LIU 75 Final
UK 104
UNCA 80 Final
NCST 82
DUKE 67 Final
VCU 58
OAK 52 Final
MIST 70
ORE 83 Final
UNLV 79
MIZZ 61 Final
LOU 84
WISC 74 Final
CREI 84