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Gonzaga punches ticket to WCC tournament title game

Kelly Olynyk and the Zags turned on the jets in the second half and coasted to a win over LMU. Kelly Olynyk and the Zags turned on the jets in the second half and coasted to a win over LMU.

Gonzaga didn't look like a No. 1 team on Saturday, but the Bulldogs got the job done and advanced to the West Coast Conference tournament title game with a 66-48 win over upstart Loyola Marymount.

Ninth-seeded LMU, who had surprised everyone by winning three straight to reach the semifinals, were down just 27-26 at halftime after a poor shooting performance by Gonzaga.

But the Bulldogs stepped on the gas in the second half and pulled away for an easy win.

Elias Harris led Gonzaga with 21 points and eight rebounds. Kevin Pangos added 14 points, while Kelly Olynyk had eight points and eight rebounds.

Anthony Ireland led LMU with 19 points.

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