Four Gonzaga players scored in double figures, led by Kevin Pangos with 21 points, as Gonzaga beat Loyola Marymount.
SPOKANE — Kevin Pangos has scored a combined 48 points in Gonzaga’s last two games, against two of the top three teams in the West Coast Conference. But after Saturday’s game, the freshman gave all the credit to his teammates.
“Everyone is buying in,” Pangos said. “Overall, we’re just doing our part and playing team basketball.”
Four Gonzaga players scored in double figures, led by Pangos with 21 points, as Gonzaga beat Loyola Marymount 78-59 on Saturday.
Elias Harris scored 17 points and grabbed 15 rebounds for Gonzaga (20-4, 10-2 West Coast), while Guy Landry Edi and Robert Sacre added 13 points apiece.
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“Everyone is just playing hard,” Pangos said.
Anthony Ireland (23 points) and Drew Viney (24) were the only two Lions (16-10, 9-4) in double figures.
Gonzaga led by as many as 24 points in the second half. The Zags made 53 percent of their shots while holding LMU to 39 percent.
The Bulldogs made 7 of 21 three-pointers and made 17 of 19 free throws. Gonzaga also controlled the paint, grabbing 37 rebounds to 24 for LMU.
“We have to bottle up this energy and toughness and efficiency and take it with us on the road,” Zags coach Mark Few said.