NCAA: No. 1 Gonzaga rolls over Fairleigh Dickinson

No. 1 Gonzaga easily dispatched No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson 87-49 in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday night.

Rui Machimura led the Bulldogs with 21 points. Brandon Clarke had 14 points.

For the Knights, Mike Holloway Jr. and Elyjah Williams led with 10 points. Darnell Edge had 7 points.

Gonzaga will next take on the winner of Thursday night’s game between No. 8 Syracuse and No. 9 Baylor in the second round of the West Region.