In a highly anticipated Sweet 16 matchup, Gonzaga Bulldogs emerged victorious against UCLA Bruins in a classic game that had fans on the edge of their seats.
Gonzaga's Drew Timme and Julian Strawther led the way, with each player scoring 21 points in the 87-78 win.
The game was an intense back-and-forth battle, with both teams refusing to back down.
UCLA's Jaime Jaquez Jr. kept his team in the game with an impressive 28 points, but it was not enough to overcome Gonzaga's offensive firepower.
Gonzaga's defense also played a significant role in the victory, as they held UCLA to just 38% shooting from the field.
They also out-rebounded UCLA 43-32, which was crucial in securing the win.
The victory sends Gonzaga to the Elite Eight, where they will face the winner of the USC vs. Syracuse game.
With their eyes firmly set on the NCAA championship title, Gonzaga will be looking to continue their strong performance in the upcoming games.
The win over UCLA was a testament to Gonzaga's depth and talent, with multiple players stepping up when it mattered most.
It was a classic game that will go down in NCAA tournament history as one of the most exciting matchups in recent years.