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JOHN BLANCHETTE


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Analysis: ‘Old Zags are back’ as Gonzaga dominates Fairleigh Dickinson at both ends of the court in NCAA Tournament opener

UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 10:38 p.m.

There was no Saint Mary’s hangover, no sweating out a 1-vs.-16-seed opener the way the Zags experienced in 2013 against Southern. There was top-seeded Gonzaga’s 87-49 runaway Thursday that broke the school record for largest margin of victory in an NCAA Tournament game, surpassing a 27-point rout of Valparaiso in Seattle in 2004.