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Holmgren Leads No. 2 Gonzaga Past Loyola Marymount 89-55

Gonzaga guard Julian Strawther shoots during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Loyola Marymount, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, in Spokane, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
Gonzaga guard Julian Strawther shoots during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Loyola Marymount, Thursday, Jan. 27, 2022, in Spokane, Wash. (AP Photo/Young Kwak)
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Spokane, Wash. (AP) -- Chet Holmgren scored his team's opening basket on an alley-oop and never let up as No. 2 Gonzaga pounded Loyola Marymount 89-55 on Thursday night.

The freshman sensation had 21 points, nine rebounds and three blocked shots to help the Bulldogs win their ninth straight game.