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Gonzaga ends regular season with win over Roadrunners

Spokane, WA (Sports Network) - Matt Bouldin scored 15 points as the 18th- ranked Gonzaga Bulldogs ran over the Cal-State Bakersfield Roadrunners, 78-59, in a non-conference matchup at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Bol Kong scored 13 points and Robert Sacre added 10 and five rebounds as Gonzaga (25-5), the 2010 West Coast Conference regular-season champions, ended the regular season with eight wins in its last nine games.

Trent Blakely led Cal-State Bakersfield (7-22) with 19 points and Donavan Bragg added 13. The Roadrunners closed out their season with four straight losses.

Gonzaga took a 43-15 into halftime, holding the Roadrunners to just 21.9 percent shooting in the period.

The Roadrunners outscored Gonzaga 44-35 in the second half, but couldn't overcome the early deficit.

Game Notes

Gonzaga's bench outscored Cal State-Bakersfield's reserves, 41-6...Gonzaga is the highest ranked team the Roadrunners have played since facing No. 3 Stanford in November of 1999...This is the last game for the Roadrunners as a transition Division I team...Gonzaga begins play in the West Coast Conference Tournament on Sunday after earning a double-bye into the semifinals.

03/03 00:20:43 ET