SPOKANE, Wash. -- Robert Sacre scored 15 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Gonzaga beat IPFW 90-55 Friday night.
Matt Bouldin added 15 points as Gonzaga (2-1) rebounded from a tough loss at No. 2 Michigan State on Tuesday, a game the Zags dropped 75-71 after leading for most of the contest. Demetri Goodson had 14 points and Steven Gray had 11 for the Zags, who shot 62 percent in the game and dominated the rebounding 49-35.
Indiana-Purdue-Fort Wayne (1-3), which lost at nearby Washington State on Thursday, was led by Antwone Snead and Deilvez Yearby, who had 11 points each. The Mastodons shot just 30 percent against the taller Zags.
This one was over early as Gonzaga built a 13-0 lead. IPFW missed its first 10 shots, and had four blocked, before Zach Plackemeier made a layup with 11:53 left in the first.
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