Stacy Davis scored 19 points and
Monday, the Waves (18-12) play No. 7
Davis' layup with 2:05 left gave the Waves a 48-45 lead. Brandon Perry's dunk cut the margin to one with 45 seconds remaining. After Davis was thwarted on a drive, San Diego's Johnny Dee put up a floater that missed as did a putback by Vasa Pusica with two seconds left. Shawn Olden sank two free throws for the final score.
Gonzaga 81, San Francisco 72: Przemek Karnowski scored a season-high 24 points and Kyle Wiltjer added 19 to lead the Bulldogs (30-2).
Gonzaga next faces Pepperdine, which it swept during the regular season, winning 78-76 and 56-48.
Gonzaga struggled offensively in the first half and trailed 41-39 six minutes into the second half before going on a 16-0 run. At that point, the Bulldogs had a 58-42 lead and were never threatened.
Tim Derksen and Mark Tollefsen led San Francisco (14-18), the tournament's eighth seed, with 21 points each. Devin Watson scored 17.
Gonzaga point guard