Gary Bell Jr. scored all of his 24 points on 3-pointers and No. 15 Gonzaga routed Colorado State 93-61 on Monday night. Gerard Coleman added 16 points and Kevin Pangos had 13 for Gonzaga (2-0). Jon Octeus led Colorado State (1-1) with 27 points. Gonzaga, which opened its season with a 100-76 win over Bryant, made 14 3-pointers against the Rams, including Bell's career-high eight.
The Bulldogs shot 58 percent from the field (34 of 59). Bell, a junior, finished 8 of 13 from 3-point range. Colorado State, which graduated five starters from last season's 26-9 team, was hampered by poor shooting. The Rams made just 18 of 56 shots (32 percent).
November 12, 2013