Tournament host, Gonzaga, defeated Our Lady of Mt. Carmel 84-49 on Friday in the first round of the 27th annual Gonzaga DC Classic. The Eagles won the first quarter 25-6 and never looked back.
Junior guard Chris Lykes led the way for the Eagles with 18 points, 15 in the first half. He had 4-point plays on two occasions.
Gonzaga extended their 23-point halftime lead to 44 with a 31-point 3rd quarter.
The Eagles got 13 points from Nigel Stewart and 11 and 10 from Eddie Scott and Prentiss Hubb, respectively.
Leading the way for OLMC was Christian Evans, who totaled 13 points on the night.