Bluefield Daily Telegraph, Bluefield, WV

December 11, 2013

Gonzaga pulls away from WVU

Staff reports
Bluefield Daily Telegraph

MORGANTOWN — Przemek Karnowski led four Gonzaga players in double figures with 19 points, and the No. 20 Bulldogs outscored West Virginia 45-37 in the second half to defeat the Mountaineers 80-76 on Tuesday night at the WVU Coliseum.

West Virginia (6-3) led 39-35 at the break, but Gonzaga pulled away late in the game.

The Bulldogs (8-1) were paced by Kevin Pangos, who had four 3s and 18 points. Gary Bell Jr. added 15 point and Sam Dower canned 11, including a late free throw to give Gonzaga a four-point lead.

Eron Harris paced West Virginia with five 3s and 23 points, while Juwan Staten added 17 and nine rebounds. Terry Henderson tossed in 15 points.

Karnowksi pulled down 13 rebounds for  Gonzaga, while David Stockton, the son of former NBA star John Stockton, dished out eight assists.

West Virginia made nine 3s in the game, while Gonzaga made seven. The Bulldogs outrebounded the Mountaineers 44-38.

The Mountaineers return to action on Saturday night against Marshall at the Charleston Civic Center.