|March Madness - Baylor Falls 83-71 to Gonzaga - Recap|
Brandon Clarke went off for 36 points and added 8 rebounds leading Gonzaga to a 83-71 win over Baylor on Saturday at Vivint Smart Home Arena.
Gonzaga did not, however, defeat Baylor against the spread, which closed at -14.0 at most sportsbooks.
Gonzaga got 16 points from Corey Kispert and another 11 points from Josh Perkins. Josh Perkins contributed 6 assists, while Brandon Clarke cleaned the glass with 8 rebounds.
Baylor got a 17-point performance from Makai Mason, who was supported by 17 points from Mark Vital. Makai Mason had 5 assists in a losing cause for Baylor, while Mark Vital grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Gonzaga were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.
Gonzaga had a 35-24 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.