Gonzaga faded down the stretch in its battle with No. 16 Notre Dame in Seattle Wednesday afternoon. We ran the Associated Press story. The Seattle Times had a story by Jayda Evans with a sensational photo of Courtney Vandersloot and the South Bend Tribune was there with this take. The Bulldogs, who are 0-4 in the big games on their schedule this year, face Seattle tonight at 7, after Notre Dame plays Loyola Marymount.
Another 3-point record should fall tonight - at Tennessee, with local product Angie Bjorklund (University) entering the game with Rutgers' tied for the Lady Vols mark with 267. Dan Fleser of the Knoxville News-Sentinel writes that records aren't what motive Bjorklund.
Katie Baker (Lake City) was named to the All-Tournament team as host Montana won its own gathering. ... Alyssa Green (Mead) had 21 points as Carroll College thumped visiting Whitworth. ... LC State is 2-0 on a trip to California and tonight play at The Masters, which will put the Warriors' Loree Hill (Central Valley) opposite the Masters' Zoe Scott (University). Hill is averaging a couple points and a couple rebounds in 10 minutes for 12-1 LC, ranked third nationally. Scott is averaging almost nine points and three rebounds in 20 minutes for 10-2 Masters.