COL BKB: Gonzaga 71, Portland 49

Jan. 18, 2013 at 12:31 AM

PORTLAND, Ore., Jan. 18 (UPI) -- Kelly Olynyk hit 8-of-9 from the field and scored 21 points Thursday in lifting No. 8 Gonzaga to a 71-49 blasting of Portland.

The Bulldogs won their eighth in a row since suffering their lone loss of the season to Illinois on Dec. 8. Gonzaga improved to 17-1 and is 4-0 in the West Coast Conference.

Kevin Pangos made four 3-pointers and scored 14 points for Gonzaga, which claimed 15 more rebounds than did Portland and forced 17 turnovers.

Kevin Bailey produced 16 points to pace the Pilots (8-11, 1-3).

Related UPI Stories
Latest Headlines
Trending News
Steve Kerr takes leave from Golden State Warriors for back rehab
Hall of Famer Warren Sapp avoids jail in plea deal
Report: Miami Marlins interview Bo Porter for manager's job
Chicago Bears: Jay Cutler practices, might return in Week 4 from hamstring injury