(1) Gonzaga Holds Off (16) Southern, 64-58


0  Updated at 4:57 pm, March 21st, 2013 By: ABC Digital
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Streeter Lecka/Getty Images(SALT LAKE CITY, UT) — Survive and advance, right Gonzaga?

The top-seeded Bulldogs survived a scare from Southern on Thursday, pulling out a 64-58 win in the second-round of the NCAA tournament.

Tied at 56 with 3:45 remaining, the Zags took a four-point lead thanks to three-pointers by Gary Bell Jr. and Kevin Pagnos that helped ice the game.

Kelly Olynyk led Gonzaga (32-2), with 21 points and ten rebounds.  They will face (9) Wichita State on Saturday.

Derick Beltran paced Southern (23-10), with 21 points.  He was the only player in double-figures for the Jaguars.

A No. 16 seed has never defeated a top-seed in the NCAA tournament.

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