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No. 1 Gonzaga stays unbeaten, flattens Pacific

Drew Timme recorded 22 points and seven rebounds to help top-ranked Gonzaga roll to an easy 95-49 victory over visiting Pacific in West Coast Conference play on Saturday night at Spokane, Wash.

Corey Kispert added 16 points and seven rebounds as the Bulldogs (15-0, 6-0 WCC) registered their 47th consecutive home victory.

Gonzaga has won this season’s eight contests at “The Kennel” by an average of 30.1 points. Saturday’s win is the fourth by at least 30 points.

Joel Ayayi added 12 points, Dominick Harris scored 11 and Jalen Suggs contributed nine points, 11 rebounds and eight assists. Suggs exited with 5:37 remaining after flirting with the second triple-double in school history. Ayayi recorded the first on Jan. 9 versus Portland.

Daniss Jenkins scored 17 points for Pacific (5-3, 2-2), which lost its 16th straight game against the Zags. The Tigers are 1-18 all-time against Gonzaga.

Pacific committed 13 turnovers and had just three assists while losing its second consecutive contest. The Tigers shot just 27.9 percent from the field and were 2 of 16 from behind the arc.

The Bulldogs shot 49.2 percent from the field, including 12 of 26 from 3-point range. Timme made 8 of 11 field-goal attempts.

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