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Zags Continue to Win

PHOENIX, Ari - Derek Raivio made seven 3-pointers en route to 27 points, and Number 22 Gonzaga beat Texas 87 to 77 today in the opening game of the Basketball Hall of Fame Challenge. Raivio fell two short of the school record of nine 3's set twice by Dan Dickau. Jeremy Pargo added 18 points and Josh Heytvelt had 13 points and 11 rebounds for the Bulldogs (7-1). Freshman Kevin Durant matched his season high with 29 points on 8-for-18 shooting and 10 for 10 from the foul line. He also had nine rebounds. Another freshman, Justin Mason, had 17 points for the Longhorns (5-2), who shot 41 percent, 32 percent in the first half. The Bulldogs led 87-59 before Texas scored the last 18 points of the game. Number 16 Arizona played Illinois in the second game of the doubleheader at US Airways Center.
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