The 2012 West Coast Conference Tournament held its quarterfinal matchups on Friday night. When the smoke had cleared, the No. 1 seeded St. Mary's Gaels and the No. 2 seeded Gonzaga Bulldogs finally knew who they would be facing in Saturday's semifinals.
In the first game of the evening, the BYU Cougars took on the San Diego Toreros. The game was a tight one from the outset and the two teams headed into halftime with the score tied, 34-34. The Cougars were finally able to pull ahead in the second half and BYU picked up the 73-68 win. They'll take on Gonzaga in the second semifinal game on Saturday. The game will begin at 8:00 p.m. PT and will air nationally on ESPN2.
The second quarterfinal game on Friday night saw the San Francisco Dons come from behind to knock off the Loyola Marymount Lions by a final score of 67-60. The Dons will take on St. Mary's in the first semifinal game on Saturday. That game will begin at 6:00 p.m. PT and will air on ESPN2.
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