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College basketball: Gonzaga beats Saint Mary's, 74-64; Kansas, Louisville avoid upsets

College basketball: Gonzaga beats Saint Mary's, 74-64; Kansas, Louisville avoid upsets

Przemek Karnowski scored 19 points and No. 1 Gonzaga survived its toughest remaining obstacle to an undefeated regular season by beating No. 20 Saint Mary's, 74-64, on Saturday night in Moraga, Calif. 

Johnathan Williams added 17 points and Nigel Williams-Goss had 14 to help the Bulldogs (26-0, 14-0) sweep the season series and win for the 11th time in the past 13 meetings against their fiercest conference rival. 

The trip to Saint Mary's (22-3, 12-2) was viewed as the last true test for Gonzaga before the postseason begins. The Bulldogs were seeded fourth overall in preliminary rankings for the NCAA tournament released earlier Saturday and can ill afford a slip-up...

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