SLIDESHOW: Zags Beat Portland, earn No. 1 Ranking - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

SLIDESHOW: Zags Beat Portland, earn No. 1 Ranking

Elias Harris scored 20 points and nine rebounds in Gonzaga's win over Portland on Saturday (Photo: SWX) Elias Harris scored 20 points and nine rebounds in Gonzaga's win over Portland on Saturday (Photo: SWX)
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Elias Harris had 20 points and nine rebounds in Gonzaga's 81-52 win over Portland on Saturday. not only did the win give the Zags another West Coast Conference championship, but it convinced the voters to put them atop the AP Top 25 poll which was released on Monday morning.

 

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