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NCAA Standings, West Coast Conference: Gonzaga Closes The Gap With Saint Mary's

The Gonzaga Bulldogs kept their West Coast Conference regular season title hopes alive this week as they won their showdown with the Saint Mary's Gaels on Thursday night in a battle of the top two teams in the conference. Gonzaga beat Saint Mary's at home 73-59 to pull to within one game of the Gaels in the loss column.

The Loyola Marymount Lions had the displeasure of facing Gonzaga next, and lost 78-59 in Spokane on Saturday night, snapping the Lions' six-game road winning streak. Here are the update WCC standings.

West Coast Conference Basketball Standings
Team Conf. Overall This Week Next Week
Saint Mary's 12-1 23-3 1-1 LMU, at Murray St.*
Gonzaga 10-2 20-4 2-0 at Santa Clara, at USF
BYU 9-3 21-6 1-0 at USF, at Santa Clara
Loyola Marymount 9-4 16-10 1-1 at St. Mary's, Valparaiso*
San Francisco 7-6 17-10 2-0 BYU, Gonzaga
San Diego 5-8 10-15 1-1 Portland, at CSU Bakersfield*
Portland 3-9 6-19 0-1 at USD, at Pepperdine
Pepperdine 2-12 8-17 0-2 at Seattle*, Portland
Santa Clara 0-12 8-17 0-2 Gonzaga, BYU
Through games of February 11; *non-conference game

With three conference games remaining, Loyola Marymount needs one win or a loss by the San Francisco Dons to clinch no worse than fourth place and a bye through the first day of the West Coast Conference Tournament. LMU hits the road to face Saint Mary's on Wednesday night.