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No. 4 Gonzaga 74, Washington St. 52

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PULLMAN, Wash. (AP) - Josh Heytvelt scored 22 points and No. 4
Gonzaga broke open a close game in the second half and went on to a
74-52 victory over Washington State last night in Pullman.

Austin Daye added 14 points and Jeremy Pargo had 11 for the
Bulldogs (7-0), who ended a two-game losing streak against the
Cougars.

Washington State (6-3) was in the game in the first half, when
it managed to impose its slowdown style of play. But the Cougars
fell completely apart early in the second half when Gonzaga scored
15 straight points.

All three of Washington State's losses have been to ranked
teams, including Pittsburgh and Baylor. The Cougars fell to 1-73
all-time against top 5 teams, beating Oregon State in 1980.

Aron Baynes and DeAngelo Casto had 10 points each for Washington
State.

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