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Gonzaga men, women play for WCC Championship

Ladies first. After drubbing Santa Clara by 40 points in Sunday's semifinal game in Las Vegas, the Gonzaga Bulldogs' women's team is ready to on Monday against Pepperine. Tipoff is 12 Noon the the Orleans Arena in Sin City, and the game can be seen live on ESPNU.

The Zags led 41-17 at one point during Sunday's game against the Broncos and eventually won the game 87-47 in front of about 2,000 Bulldog fans. It was the Zags' 17th straight win.

Men to face Saint Mary's Monday night

The Gonzaga men also made it to the championship game by beating Loyola Marymount 77-62 in the semifinal game on Sunday. Steven Gray had 18 points and coach Mark Few tied with Hank Anderson as the winningest coach in Gonzaga history with his 290th victory.

The Gaels advanced to the conference championship after beating Portland 69-55. It will be the second year in a row Santa Clara and Gonzaga will play for the WCC title. Gonzaga won last year's battle 83-58.

Monday's game tips off at 6 p.m. on ESPN.