Cam Shelton banked in a go-ahead runner with 13 seconds left and Loyola Marymount snapped No. 6 Gonzaga’s 75-game residence profitable streak with a 68-67 victory on Thursday evening.
The residence streak for the Bulldogs (16-4, 5-1 West Coast Conference) had been tied with Long Beach State (from 1968-74) for the eighth-longest in Division I historical past.
Shelton scored 27 factors to guide the Lions (14-7, 4-3), who hadn’t gained in Spokane since 1991 and had misplaced 25 straight general to the Zags.
LMU stuns No. 6 Gonzaga
The Bulldogs noticed their nation-leading 75-game residence profitable streak come to an finish.
Gonzaga had gained 93 straight video games towards unranked opponents, with 69 of these coming at residence, and had gained its earlier 116 WCC video games towards groups aside from Saint Mary’s and BYU.
Gonzaga’s streak of 36 straight wins within the month of January additionally ended. The Bulldogs had gained 11 straight general since dropping to Baylor on Dec. 2.
Jalin Anderson added 15 factors and Keli Leaupepe had 11 for the Lions. Loyola Marymount led by as many as 9 within the second half and held off Gonzaga’s late run.
LMU led 66-59 with 2:55 left after Shelton’s 3-pointer, however the Zags scored the subsequent eight factors to take 67-66 lead on Drew Timme’s free throw with 41 seconds elft. With the shot clock working down, Shelton transformed a runner from simply outdoors the lane to provide the Lions the lead, and Timme’s final try at a winner was partly blocked by Leaupepe.
Timme led the Zags with 17 factors.
Auburn now has the longest residence profitable streak, which is 28 straight.
Reporting by The Associated Press.
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