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Haiden Palmer scored a game-high 27 points to lead the No. 15 Gonzaga past LMU on Saturday. Haiden Palmer scored a game-high 27 points to lead the No. 15 Gonzaga past LMU on Saturday.
SPOKANE, Wash. (AP) - Haiden Palmer hit 10 of 15 shots and scored 27 points as No. 20 Gonzaga won its 12th straight by blitzing Loyola Marymount 88-51 on Saturday.

Since beating the Lions 91-82 in overtime on Jan. 23, the Bulldogs (22-3, 12-1 West Coast) have won by 30, 52, 35, 35 and 37 points.

The Bulldogs used a 12-0 run to take a 25-5 lead at the 11:25 mark. It was 46-20 at halftime when the Bulldogs shot 53.3 percent, including 5 of 10 3-pointers. The Lions were at 22.7 percent. Loyola had eight rebounds, Gonzaga eight offensive rebounds and 23 overall.

Taylor Anderson led the Lions (7-16, 4-8) with 11 points. LMU made 14 of 28 shots in the second half and still fell further behind.

Gonzaga now has a three-game lead over Saint Mary's and Brigham Young with five games to play to win their 10th straight WCC title. The Bulldogs will head down to face the University of San Diego in their next game on Thursday, Feb. 13. 
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