Gonzaga’s 75-game house profitable streak snapped in shocker

Cam Shelton banked in a go-ahead runner with 13 seconds left and Loyola Marymount snapped No. 6 Gonzaga’s 75-game house profitable streak with a 68-67 victory on Thursday evening.

The house streak for the Bulldogs (16-4, 5-1 West Coast Convention) had been tied with Lengthy Seaside 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 house profitable streak come to an finish.

Gonzaga had gained 93 straight video games in opposition to unranked opponents, with 69 of these coming at house, and had gained its earlier 116 WCC video games in opposition to groups apart 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 following eight factors to take 67-66 lead on Drew Timme’s free throw with 41 seconds elft. With the shot clock operating down, Shelton transformed a runner from simply exterior the lane to present 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 house profitable streak, which is 28 straight. 

Reporting by The Related Press.

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