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No. 20 Gonzaga beats West Virginia Tuesday night

Gonzaga coach Mark Few watches his team during the first half of a West Coast Conference tournament NCAA college basketball game against Loyola Marymount on Saturday, March 9, 2013, in Las Vegas. Gonzaga won 66-48. Photo: Associated Press/AP Photo/Isaac Brekken

No. 20 Gonzaga beats West Virginia Tuesday night

JOHN RABY, AP Sports Writer

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) — Przemek Karnowski scored a season-high 19 points, Kevin Pangos added 18 and No. 20 Gonzaga came from 10 points down to beat West Virginia 80-76 on Tuesday night.

Gary Bell Jr. added 15 points and Sam Dower scored 11 for Gonzaga (9-1), which won its fifth straight since a Nov. 25 loss to Dayton in the Maui Invitational.

Pangos had 11 points in the final 6 minutes as Gonzaga rallied from down 53-43, its only double-digit deficit this season.

The Bulldogs held West Virginia (6-4) to one field goal over a 7-minute stretch late in the game.

Eron Harris led the Mountaineers with 23 points while Juwan Staten added 17 and Terry Henderson 15.

 

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