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March Madness - Gonzaga vs Fairleigh Dickinson Final: 87-49 - Recap

The battle between Gonzaga and Fairleigh Dickinson didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Fairleigh Dickinson was handed a 87-49 defeat on Thursday at Vivint Smart Home Arena.

Bettors who backed Gonzaga were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -28.5 at sportsbooks.

Rui Hachimura had 21 points for Gonzaga and Killian Tillie chipped in with 17 points. Zach Norvell Jr. had 7 assists for them, while Rui Hachimura was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.

Fairleigh Dickinson got 10 points from Mike Holloway in a losing cause and another 10 points from Elyjah Williams. Darnell Edge contributed 3 assists for them, while Elyjah Williams had 9 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Gonzaga were victorious, as the score was $HalfScore at the break.

Gonzaga won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-27.