Gonzaga hammers Loyola Marymount for WCC title - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Gonzaga hammers Loyola Marymount for WCC title

Gonzaga's Michael Downs roars to life against Loyola Marymount.  He scored 16 in the Zags' win over the Lions (Photo: KHQ). Gonzaga's Michael Downs roars to life against Loyola Marymount. He scored 16 in the Zags' win over the Lions (Photo: KHQ).

SPOKANE, Wash. - The Gonzaga Bulldogs clinched their ninth consecutive regular season title defeating Loyola Marymount Thursday night 91-54 at the McCarthy Athletic Center.

The bulldogs remained perfect improving the 11-0 in conference play with Steven Gray leading all scorers with 23 points.

With the win the bulldogs improved to 20-5 on the year, the twelfth year in a row they've won at least 20 games. Josh Heytvelt, Micah Downs and Austin Daye all reached double figures for the bulldogs as they cruised by the lions winning by 37 points.

Gonzaga continues their home stand hosting Pepperdine on Saturday. That game can be seen on ESPNU at 8:30pm.

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