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Gonzaga advances to final of West Coast Conference tourney
Gonzaga advances to final of West Coast Conference tourney

David Stockton had 21 points, Sam Dower Jr. had 12 points and nine rebounds, and Gonzaga advanced to the West Coast Conference championship game for the 17th straight year with a 70-54 win over St. Mary's on Monday night in Las Vegas. Gonzaga (27-6) crushed St. Mary's in two meetings during the regular season behind its defense and did it again in the WCC semifinals, holding the Gaels (22-11) to 37% shooting. Gary Bell Jr. scored 14 points and Dower made all eight of his free throws after setting a WCC record by going 15 for 15 in the quarterfinals. Stockton also had six rebounds and four assists for Gonzaga, which will play for its fourth WCC tournament title in five years. Brad...

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