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No. 11 Gonzaga beats Arkansas in Maui tourney

  • ASSOCIATED PRESSGonzaga guard David Stockton (11) darts under Arkansas forward Bobby Portis (10) to shoot a layup while his teammate center Przemek Karnowski, back left, looks on in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)
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    Gonzaga guard David Stockton (11) darts under Arkansas forward Bobby Portis (10) to shoot a layup while his teammate center Przemek Karnowski, back left, looks on in the first half of an NCAA college basketball game at the Maui Invitational on Wednesday, Nov. 27, 2013, in Lahaina, Hawaii. (AP Photo/Eugene Tanner)

LAHAINA>> Kevin Pangos scored 32 points and No. 11 Gonzaga easily beat Arkansas 91-81 on Wednesday in the Maui Invitational.

Pangos made seven of eight 3-point attempts, including four during a 3-minute stretch in the second half that led the Bulldogs to an 18-point lead.

He did more than just shoot 3s — He had four assists and three rebounds, plus several layups in traffic in moments the game was still close.

Gonzaga (6-1) never trailed and responded each time the Razorbacks tried to string together baskets.

Sam Dower Jr. scored 19 points. Gary Bell Jr. had 13.

Gonzaga bounced back for two wins and fifth place in the early-season tournament after losing in the first round to Dayton.

Bobby Portis had 18 points for Arkansas (4-2).

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