SAN DIEGO -- Josh Heytvelt scored 15 points and No. 22 Gonzaga advanced to its 11th consecutive West Coast Conference tournament title game with a sluggish 52-48 win over Santa Clara on Sunday night.
Gonzaga (25-6) has won four consecutive WCC tournament titles, eight of nine and nine of the last 13. The Bulldogs made only five baskets in the second half, but survived by going 13-for-16 from the foul line.
The game was played at a slow pace and was sloppy on both sides.
The Bulldogs finished with 17 turnovers and Santa Clara had 15.
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No. 4 TENNESSEE 89, S. CAROLINA 56, at Knoxville, Tenn. -- Chris Lofton scored 28 points, including six 3-pointers, and the Volunteers (28-3, 14-2 Southeastern Conference) routed the Gamecocks (13-17, 5-11), prompting fans to engage in a delayed celebration of the school's first outright SEC title since 1967.
No. 9 TEXAS 62, OKLAHOMA ST. 57, at Austin, Texas -- D.J. Augustin scored 20 points and the Longhorns (26-5, 13-3) captured a share of the Big 12 regular-season championship, and clinched the top seed in the league tournament because of a victory over co-champion Kansas in February.
No. 13 CONNECTICUT 96, CINCINNATI 51, at Storrs, Conn. -- Stanley Robinson scored 18 points and had eight rebounds as the Huskies (24-7, 13-5 Big East) swept the regular-season series, in a game postponed a day because of a Midwest snowstorm.
No. 15 PURDUE 72, MICHIGAN 58, at Ann Arbor, Mich. -- E'Twaun Moore and Keaton Grant each scored 17 points, and the Boilermakers (24-7, 15-3) put together a 21-4 run midway through the second half to finish alone in second in the Big Ten.
OHIO ST. 63, No. 17 MICHIGAN ST. 54, at Columbus, Ohio -- Jamar Butler said goodbye to the home crowd with 20 points, and the Buckeyes (19-12, 10-8) closed out the game with a 15-2 run to enhance their prospects of an NCAA Tournament berth.
PENN ST. 68, No. 18 INDIANA 64 (OT), at State College, Pa. -- David Jackson tied the game in regulation with a 3-point play and hit a decisive bucket in overtime to help Penn State (15-15, 7-11 Big Ten) overcome Eric Gordon's 26 points for Indiana (25-6, 14-4).
No. 20 DRAKE 79, ILLINOIS ST. 49, at St. Louis -- Adam Emmenecker added the conference tournament MVP to his regular-season MVP, finishing with 16 points and six assists as Drake (28-4) won its first postseason championship in the 32-year-old Missouri Valley tournament.
No. 24 CLEMSON 70, VIRGINIA TECH 69, at Clemson, S.C. -- Freshman Demontez Stitt hit two free throws with 3.8 seconds left, and the Tigers (22-8, 10-6) held on to lock up third place in the ACC, its best finish since 1990.
No. 25 DAVIDSON 82, UNC GREENSBORO 52, at North Charleston, S.C. -- Stephen Curry had 26 points and the Wildcats (25-6) won their 21st consecutive game to reach the Southern Conference tournament championship.
WOODEN UPDATE -- John Wooden's daughter says the former UCLA basketball coach should be leaving the hospital in the next few days. Wooden is being treated for a rapid heart after he was injured in a fall.
His daughter, Nan Muehlhausen, said in a statement Sunday that "Dad is about the same as Saturday" and that he hopefully would leave hospital in the coming days.
Muehlhausen added that Wooden went for a walk Sunday. The 97-year-old Hall of Fame coach fell at his home Feb. 28, breaking his left wrist and collarbone.