No. 2 Gonzaga held on to beat BYU in Provo, 70-65.
Kelly Olynyk led the Zags with 19 points and three rebounds. For BYU, Tyler Haws had 19 points for the Cougars, and Brandon Davies had a double-double netting 12 points and 11 rebounds in his final home game in a BYU uniform.
Cougar Nation was particularly depressed about the opportunity that slipped away, and many BYU fans expressed their angst over Twitter.
Call: Gonzaga edges BYU, 70-65
Analysis: Cougars come up short
Report Card: Haws' early good shooting not enough
- Ranking the best running backs in BYU history
- Chris McGown resigns as BYU men's volleyball...
- Doug Robinson: Witt latest BYU runner chasing...
- Morning links: BYU's football schedule...
- Gallery of champions: All 94 state...
- Former Ute player among those invited to work...
- Rock On: BYU finds another recruiting niche
- Morning links: NBA post-up is not dead;...
- Report: Former Jordan High quarterback... 47
- Dick Harmon: NCAA's move to speed up... 46
- Morning links: BYU's football schedule... 43
- Rock On: BYU finds another recruiting... 39
- BYU football signs New Zealand rugby... 24
- Chris McGown resigns as BYU men's... 12
- Doug Robinson: Witt latest BYU runner... 8
- Utah State basketball: Aggie men to... 6