Gov. Inslee, Abbott hold friendly wager over Gonzaga-Baylor game

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OLYMPIA, Wash. — Washington Governor Jay Inslee and Texas Governor Greg Abbott have a friendly wager going over the Gonzaga-Baylor championship game.

The bet?—If Gonzaga wins, Abbott will donate a bushel of Texas pecans to Second Harvest in Spokane. If Baylor wins, Inslee will donate three boxes of Cosmic Crisp apples to the Central Texas Food Bank.

Gonzaga and Baylor will face off in the NCAA Championship game at 6:30 p.m.