Men's College Basketball
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               === Harris leads No. 17 Gonzaga past Oklahoma ===
 Orlando, FL (Sports Network) - Elias Harris poured in a game-high 18 points to
 lead  No.  17 Gonzaga  to  a  72-47 triumph  over  Oklahoma in  the semifinals
 of the Old Spice Classic.
 Kelly  Olynyk donated  eight points and eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (5-0),
 who advance to take on Davidson in the championship on Sunday.
 "That  was a really, really good win for us," Gonzaga coach Mark Few said. "We
 attacked  on  the offensive  end all  night and did  another great job playing
 Romero  Osby  paced the Sooners  with 13 points  and five boards, while Isaiah
 Cousins chipped in 10 points in the setback, Oklahoma's first of the season.
 The Sooners (3-1) will face West Virginia in the third-place game on Sunday.
 "Gonzaga  did  a terrific job in  dictating pretty much in every way," Sooners
 coach  Lon Kruger said. "Anytime you get whipped that badly on the boards, you
 know they were a lot more physical, a lot more aggressive to loose balls."
 Gonzaga  got off to a fast start and never looked back, as the Bulldogs scored
 the game's first seven points and held a 14-5 advantage less than nine minutes
 into the contest.
 Oklahoma  pulled within  three on  an Andrew  Fitzgerald dunk  with under  six
 minutes  left until halftime, but the Bulldogs closed the half on a 12-5 swing
 and carried a 32-22 edge into the locker room.
 The  lead  ballooned to  18 early  in the  second half,  as Harris netted nine
 points  in  an 11-0  Gonzaga run  to press the  lead to  43-25 less than three
 minutes in.
 The  Bulldogs' lead  never dipped  below 15  the rest  of the  way as  Gonzaga
 cruised to victory.
                                   Game Notes
 Gonzaga  shot 45.8 percent from the field and held Oklahoma to just 32 percent
 shooting  ... Gonzaga  outrebounded the Sooners, 45-22 ... Fitzgerald finished
 with four points for the Sooners.
 11/24 01:55:59 ET

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