No. 24 Gonzaga’s balance crushes Fairfield 82-42

Haiden Palmer led four starters in double figures with 18 points

as No. 24 Gonzaga coasted to an 82-42 win over Fairfield Monday

night.

The Bulldogs (5-1) were ahead 27-21 whey went on a 15-0 run to

close the first half to double up the Stags (3-3) 42-21 and were

never threatened. Gonzaga continued the run by scoring the first

eight points of the second half.

Sunny Greinacher scored 14 points, Lindsay Sherbert had 13 and

Keani Albanez 11. The Bulldogs shot 52.3 percent, 56 from 3’s

(9-16) and forced Fairfield in 22 turnovers, good for 30 points. GU

point guard Jazmine Redmon missed her three shots but had 6 assists

and 5 steals. The Zags had just six turnovers.

Fairfield was led by Katie Cizynski with 17 points. After a hot

start, the Stags cooled off, shooting 40.5. They were also

out-rebounded 34-29 after matching Gonzaga early.