Ike puts up 23, Gonzaga beats Loyola Marymount 91-74

Feb 15, 2024, 9:04 PM

Gonzaga Graham Ike...

Graham Ike of the Gonzaga Bulldogs reacts after a play during a game in 2023. (Darryl Oumi/Getty Images)

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LOS ANGELES (AP) — Graham Ike scored 23 points and Nolan Hickman added 22 in a 91-74 Gonzaga victory over Loyola Marymount on Thursday night.

Gonzaga 91, LMU 74: Box score

Ike finished 11 of 19 from the field for the Bulldogs (19-6, 9-2 West Coast Conference). Hickman was 7 for 12 overall, 4 for 6 from 3-point range, and 4 of 4 from the free throw line. Ryan Nembhard had 16 points and shot 7 for 11, including 2 for 3 from beyond the arc.

Will Johnston led the Lions (10-15, 3-8) in scoring, finishing with 33 points and seven 3-pointers. Justin Wright added 13 points and Justice Hill finished with 10 points and seven assists.

Hickman paced Gonzaga with 12 first-half points to help build a 47-46 lead. Gonzaga took the lead for good on Ike’s layup with 18:08 remaining in the second half.

Both teams play on Saturday. The Zags host Pacific and Loyola Marymount hosts San Francisco.

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Ike puts up 23, Gonzaga beats Loyola Marymount 91-74