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Heytvelt Powers Zags Past Broncos

SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Josh Heytvelt scored a career-high 29 points and Matt Bouldin added 23, helping No. 17 Gonzaga defeat Santa Clara 81-73 on Thursday night and remain undefeated in the West Coast Conference.

The Bulldogs (22-5, 13-0) beat Santa Clara for the fifth straight time and the 18th time in the past 19 meetings.

Freshman guard Kevin Foster led Santa Clara (14-16, 6-7) with 20 points, while center John Bryant and James Rahon both had 16.

The Bulldogs have won five straight games and 14 of 15, the only blemish a loss at home to No. 5 Memphis. The game was tied 56-56 with 7:50 to play. Gonzaga went on an 11-2 run that started with a three-point play by Heytvelt.

Two of Gonzaga's points during the run came on two free throws by Bouldin when Santa Clara was hit with a technical foul after fans threw objects on the court, protesting a foul call.

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