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Live on ESPN2 from Spokane, Washington, the Baylor Bears resume play post-Christmas in moments with their first away game this season against a ranked opponent. As of this writing, Gonzaga is a 9.5-point favorite over the Bears.
Baylor (8-3) at Gonzaga (11-1)
Dec. 28, 2012 | 7:00 p.m. CT
Spokane, Wash. | McCarthey Athletic Center (6,000)
TV: ESPN2 & WatchESPN | Radio: ESPN Central Texas 1660 AM, Sirius 91, XM 91
Watch | Listen | Gametracker | Notes | Tickets Sold Out
I'll take from the fact that it says "Tickets Sold Out" above that the crowd tonight could be quite raucous in favor of Gonzaga. I have no idea how many Baylor fans made it to Washington for the game since so many were in San Diego just last night. No matter, it's up to the Bears to build on last week's win over BYU and take down the 11-1 Bulldogs.
Here's Gonzaga's complete stats so far this season. They look extremely balanced in terms of scoring, led by Harris and Olynyk, both of whom qualify as "big men." Olynyk is particularly stout at 7'0", 240 pounds, so it will be up to Cory Jefferson and Isaiah Austin to keep him from dominating the paint. Bell looks to be the sharpshooter of the bunch, while Pangos leads the team in assists and provides another scoring punch in nearly 30 minutes per game. As far as I know, Gonzaga has a full roster for tonight's game with no major injuries.
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