Gonzaga beats MU 66-63

KANCITY, Mo.-Led by Steven Gray's 20 points, #18 Gonzaga held on for a 66-63 victory over Marquette in the third-place game of the O'Reilly Auto Parts CBE Classic. MU(4-2) fell behind by as much as 11-points in the second-half before Jimmy Butler [22 pts] led the comeback. MU had missed 9 consecutive 3pt shots before Butler's big three with :43 to go from the corner brought MU back to within 2.

Butler's 27 foot three point shot could have tied the game but it was off line. Gonzaga used an effective 2-3 zone to take the lead in the first half 42-33. Gonzaga shot 64.0% in the first half.

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