Kevin Pangos scored 26 points and Gary Bell Jr. added 17 for eighth-seeded Gonzaga, which beat Marcus Smart and the ninth-seeded Oklahoma State Cowboys 85-77 in the West region of the NCAA tournament on Friday.
No. 10 seed West Virginia was knocked out by No. 7 seed Gonzaga, 77-54 Thursday night at the CONSOL Energy Center to end their run in the NCAA Tournament. The Mountaineers managed just 22 points in the first half to Gonzaga’s 40.