Bell made three 3-pointers in five tries while Guy Landy Edi added 14 points and seven rebounds for Gonzaga (2-0), which was coming off a season-opening victory over Southern Utah.
Kevin Pangos scored 13 points, Elias Harris chipped in 11 with seven rebounds and Michael Hart came off the bench to add 10 points as the Bulldogs went 9-of-16 from 3-point range.
Aaric Murray put in 14 points for West Virginia (0-1), which fell in its 2012-13 season opener.
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