COL BKB: Gonzaga 69, Pepperdine 51

Jan. 17, 2014 at 12:42 AM

MALIBU, Calif., Jan. 17 (UPI) -- Sam Dower had 18 points and eight rebounds Thursday, helping No. 24 Gonzaga coast to a 69-51 win over Pepperdine.

The Bulldogs broke open what had been a tie game midway through the first half to take a 39-21 advantage at the break.

Dower made all seven of his field goal attempts while Kevin Pangos had 14 points and Przemec Karnowski had 11.

Gonzaga (15-3, 5-1 West Coast Conference) limited Pepperdine to 32 percent shooting.

The Waves (11-8, 4-3 WCC) were led by Stacy Davis with 12 points, the only Pepperdine player in double figures.

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