The #1 Gonzaga Bulldogs will square off against the St. Mary’s Gaels in the championship of the WCC Conference Tournament tonight at 9pm EST. The game will air on ESPN2. Find college basketball odds at Bovada sportsbook.
The Bulldogs come in with a record of 30-2 and can secure another conference tournament championship and maybe even the #1 overall seed in the NCAA Tournament with a win tonight. Gonzaga defeated Loyola Marymount in the semifinals after only leading the Lions by 1 at the half. Gonzaga, led by Kelly Olynyk, pulled away in the 2nd half for a 66-48 victory.
St. Mary’s comes in at 26-5 and squarely on the NCAA Tournament bubble, but with a win they can secure the automatic bid and not have to worry about sweating it out on Selection Sunday. The Gaels skated by in the semifinal round with an overtime win over San Diego. Starring for St. Mary’s was Barry Waldow who scored 23 points and grabbed 16 rebounds.
Given the familiarity of these teams, St. Mary’s will not be intimidated at all by Gonzaga and their #1 ranking. Gonzaga wants that #1 seed in the NCAA Tournament. Bet the Bulldogs -4 but first pick up sportsbook promotion codes.