LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. -- No. 11 Gonzaga dominated the first half and overcome significant struggles in the final 20 minutes to beat No. 21 Iowa State 73-71 on Sunday in the AdvoCare Invitational championship game.Gonzaga nearly blew an 18-point second-half lead.I definitely think we got a little tentative in the second half and you cant do that, especially when youre playing such a good team, said Nigel Williams-Goss, Gonzaga top scorer with 18 points. Theyre just not going to go away without a fight.Josh Perkins added 12 points and Przemek Karnowki had 11 for Gonzaga (6-0).Iowa State (5-1) got 29 points from Deonte Burton, 21 in the second half.My teammates trusted me, Burton said.After falling behind by 18 early in the second half, Monte Morris jumper cut the Iowa State deficit to 70-69 with 4 minutes to go.Burton missed a 3 with Iowa State down 72-71 with 17 seconds remaining. The game ended when Morris shot that came after the buzzer rimmed out.Gonzaga had a foul to give and took it with 5 seconds left, which forced an in-bound pass from Iowa State.They made a good decision, Iowa State coach Steve Prohm said. I thought we could still execute it. The one thing I kick myself about is not having a second action after the initial play.We were lucky enough to have it and use it, Gonzaga coach Mark Few said.Iowa State used full-court pressure to key a 15-0 run that got the Cyclones to 58-55 7 minutes into the second half. Burton had 11 points over the stretch.Everything was clicking for everyone, Burton said. It was our defense that really helped us. Our defense made our offense.Williams-Goss ended the Iowa State surge with a 3-pointer.Williams-Goss had 12 points and Karnowski chipped in with 10 as Gonzaga shot 64.5 percent (20 for 31) in taking a 49-34 halftime lead.Over the final 3 1-2 minutes of the opening half, Karnowski had three layups and set up a dunk by Johnathan Williams with a nifty no-look pass.Naz Mitrou-Long had all of his 16 points during the opening 20 minutes, when the Cyclones shot 38.2 percent (13 for 34).BIG PICTUREIowa State played the invitational without Solomon Young. He could miss four weeks with a left hand injury. The freshman forward is averaging 8.7 points and 5.3 rebounds.Gonzaga improved to 9-0 in the Thanksgiving tournament at Disney formerly known as the Old Spice Classic. The Bulldogs also won the event in 2008 and 2012. Its unbelievable to come down here as Gonzaga and win this thing three times in a row with the level of competition that were playing, Few said.POLL IMPLICATIONSWith the just-short comeback Sunday and a win over Miami, a team that received votes in the AP poll, Iowa State should stay in the Top-25.Gonzaga made a case for moving into the Top 10 with three victories this weekend.NUMBERS GAMEIowa State was looking to go 6-0 for the second consecutive season and third time in four years. ... The Cyclone shot 50 percent (16 for 32) in the second half.Gonzaga struggled shooting in the second half, going 7 for 24 (29.2 percent). ... Despite a size advantage, the Bulldogs ended up tied with Iowa State in rebounds (34 apiece).UP NEXTIowa State: Thursday night faces Cincinnati, a team that received votes in the AP poll.Gonzaga: plays Mississippi Valley State on Thursday night before a Saturday matchup against No. 8 Arizona. Yeezy Boost 350 v2 Skor . 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Rose tore the meniscus in his right knee at Portland in November and was ruled out for the remainder of the season by the Bulls. From a purely selfish point of view, I wholeheartedly support the idea of winter testing in Bahrain.While the ongoing debate among the F1 teams over the location of 2017s pre-season testing is one of cost, safety, and the show, from a personal perspective the F1 circus currently spends one month a year in and around the Circuit de Catalunya when pre-season tests, the Spanish Grand Prix, and the in-season test are all taken into consideration, and it gets very old, very fast.Sure, Barcelona is one of the great cultural capitals of Europe, but for the bulk of us who make up the F1 travelling circus Barcelona is a commute too far when the early starts and late nights are taken into account. Instead, we tend to stay in and around Granollers, a one-horse town thats fine for a long weekend, but rather bereft of options when it comes to finding a decent meal and a cold beer after a long hard day at the track.While Spanish winters are certainly a step up on Englands February chill, pitlane launches see the assembled press pack wrapped up in hefty coats and wooly jumpers, our breath turning into steam as we wait in the darkness for a sheet to be lifted off that years contender in dramatic fashion.By midday the paddock is warm enough to wander around in a long-sleeved tee-shirt (something only a Geordie would be brave enough to do in February in Britain), but the early mornings often begin with a light dusting of frost on the circuit -- not a situation that can be said to be remotely representative of the racing conditions we enjoy during the season proper.In Bahrain, however, warm weather is a given (the hailstorm that struck when I was driving into the circuit on Thursday this year notwithstanding) and the Sakhir track enjoys year-round conditions comparable with those seen on the flyaway circuits that now make up the majority of the F1 calendar.Given that 2017 will see the greatest change in tyre design in recent memory, it makes sense to put the new rubber through its paces in an environment likely to be repeated when the racing action gets underway. The biggest obstacle is that of cost, and from where Im standing it makes sense that the regulator and commercial rights holder between them find a way to subsidise the cost of safely testing the new cars and rubber which will have been designed to specifications that they themselves requested.As things stand at present, seven of the ssports 11 teams support testing in Bahrain, and have written to the FIA to say as much.ddddddddddddThe opponents are Red Bull (and by extension Toro Rosso, who are beholden to Red Bulls opinion irrespective of their own preferred position), Williams, and Manor. Williams and Manor point to the added cost of a flyaway test as the cause of their opposition, which could be easily circumvented through CRH testing subsidies, while Red Bulls position is based on their desire to develop new components throughout the pre-season test. Flying parts from Milton Keynes to Barcelona is the work of a couple of hours, while sending the same parts to Bahrain is an overnight job.Speaking in the Friday team personnel press conference in Suzuka, the tech bosses put their individual opinions to the media, with Paddy Lowe supporting the official Merc position of being pro-Bahrain, while Renaults Bob Bell and Haas Ayao Komatsu were personally against the idea despite their bosses support of it and subsequent signing of the FIA letter.The situation is that we have the biggest change in tyre regulations probably for one or two decades and Pirelli have asked the FIA if they would support testing in Bahrain, which is outside Europe, Lowe said. So by regulation it requires a process to get there. As I understand, a majority of teams support that request.For me, the important point that Pirelli were asking for is some hot condition testing of the compounds particularly. The structure of the tyre is created and tested in the lab but the compounds they can only evaluate in real circuit conditions and unfortunately the mule car programme which is running at the moment has delivered three cars which are very helpful to the process but they are not delivering the level of aerodynamic load that will be seen next year.For me its a matter of supporting Pirellis request to contain the risk of arriving at the first race as being the first event with hot conditions and theres real risk to the show, Lowe concluded. Weve seen what can happen; for example, in Indianapolis 2005. We mustnt forget that we need to put on a show; we need to run a 300kms race with sensible numbers of tyres, so thats not an inconsiderable risk and should be covered. Thats why we particularly support that request. ' ' '