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Dons Dominated by No.10 Gonzaga

San Francisco’s Frank Rogers (31) defends as Gonzaga’s Kelly Olynyk shoots during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Jan. 26, 2013, in Spokane, Wash. Photo: Jed Conklin

The University of San Francisco Dons put up a good fight, but wound up falling to the No. 10 Gonzaga Bulldogs on the road 66-52.

Kelly Olnyk had the high score with 13 for Gonzaga, while Elias Harris put up a double-double with 12 points and 11 rebounds.

The Dons were held to just 39 percent shooting and committed 17 turnovers.

Gonzaga jumped out to a quick lead in the first half and never looked back. Sam Dower’s jumper at the buzzer gave the Bulldogs a 43-21 lead into halftime.

The Dons showed some life early in the second half, trimming the lead to 16 thanks to an 8-2 run. But Gonzaga was simply more talented and skilled, never letting the Dons back into the game.

The Dons are now 2-6 in conference play and 9-12 overall.

Topics: Gonzaga Bulldogs Basketball, University Of San Francisco Dons

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