Posted March 10, 2013 on AP on Fox
What likely separates Gonzaga from earning its first No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament is a matchup with its West Coast Conference nemesis. After paying the Gaels back for ending their 11-year dominance of WCC regular-season titles, the top-ranked Bulldogs will try to avenge last season's conference tournament defeat when the teams meet again in Las Vegas on Monday night. Gonzaga (30-2) has already made history by earning its first No. 1 ranking and recording its first 30-win season. A win over Saint Mary's (27-5) could pave the way for another milestone. There's some debate about whether the Bulldogs deserve a top seed in the NCAA tournament but a 14th consecutive win would seem to push them closer to making history. A loss could cost them a No. 1 seed. These teams are meeting in the conference title game for the fifth straight time. Saint Mary's has won two of the past three tournament championships and edged the Bulldogs 78-74 in overtime last March. "It...
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