Austin Daye scored a career-high 28 points, Micah Downs hit four 3-pointers, and No. 14 Gonzaga rolled into another West Coast Conference tournament final, beating Santa Clara 94-59 in the semifinals Sunday night.
Downs scored 18 points and Jeremy Pargo had 16 for the
top-seeded Zags (25-5), whose 17-1 run late in the first half
opened a 22-point lead that took the suspense out of their seventh
straight win over the Broncos (16-17). Gonzaga led by 40 points
late, still shooting their season-high 13 3-pointers and throwing
down alley-oop dunks well after the game was decided.
Matt Bouldin added 11 points and seven assists for the Zags, who
held WCC Player of the Year John Bryant to 13 points and 10
rebounds for Santa Clara.