Sean Mallon scored 21 points and grabbed seven rebounds and Gonzaga (No. 25 AP) overcame sloppy shooting to beat Montana 78-62 on Sunday.
Larry Legend doesn't realize times have changed -- we just want to watch the best, regardless of race.
Gonzaga 63, Santa Clara 62
Gonzaga 80, Santa Clara 64
After letting an undermanned opponent hang tough, Cory Violette and Gonzaga put San Diego back in its place.
On a night when alumnus John Stockton had his number retired, No. 6 Gonzaga rode 19 points and nine rebounds from Ronny Turiaf to a 79-69 victory over Portland on Wednesday.
When Loyola Marymount closed within six points early in the second half, guard Blake Stepp took over for No. 8 Gonzaga.
Blake Stepp scored 23 points in the first half on 9-for-9 shooting and Gonzaga crushed San Francisco 92-50 on Thursday night.
Gonzaga 88, Montana 67
Ronny Turiaf scored 17 of his 23 points in the second half, then added another four points in overtime as Gonzaga (No. 18 ESPN/USA Today; No/ 17 AP) beat Missouri (No. 4 ESPN/USA Today; No. 3 AP) 87-80 on Saturday.
Blake Stepp scored 27 points, and Adam Morrison keyed a second-half surge that carried Gonzaga past cold-shooting Maryland 82-68 Saturday.
Gonzaga 86, Washington 62
Gonzaga 84, Idaho 63
Rulon Gardner gets off to a good start, while sisters take two medals in fencing.
Blake Stepp and Cory Violette each scored 15 points and Gonzaga staged a second-half comeback to score a 69-60 victory over Tulsa in a nonconference game Saturday night.
Blake Stepp scored 15 of his 27 points on 3-pointers Wednesday night to lead Gonzaga to a 78-63 victory over Pepperdine.