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SATURDAY, MARCH 19, 2011, 8:42 P.M.

Roundup from Gonzaga’s win over Iowa

Gonzaga's Kayla Standish backs in on Iowa's Jaime Printy, right, before turning to shoot on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament.  The Zags won 86-92. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)
Gonzaga's Kayla Standish backs in on Iowa's Jaime Printy, right, before turning to shoot on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92. (Jesse Tinsley / The Spokesman-Review)

It was quite a Saturday of NCAA Basketball Tournament - women's style - at McCarthey Athletic Center.

Of course the highlight was Gonzaga's high-octane upset of Iowa that had the sellout crowd in a frenzy. 

The on the opposite end of the spectrum UCLA held off Montana's upset bid in a defensive struggle

We have a notebook and outstanding slide shows to go with both stories ... including 33 of Gonzaga (Kayla Standish pictured here) ... from Chris Anderson and Jesse Tinsley. Take a look and guess which one is going to be the big picture in your Sunday paper.

We interrupt this NCAA report to announce the North Idaho women won the Junior College national championship. Congratulations to Chris (and Cary) Carlson and the Cardinals.

Back to the NCAA's, there's the Cedar Rapids Gazette story, the Des Moines Register story and the Associated Press story.

Stanford had no problem with UC Davis but Heidi Heintz (Central Valley) had 11 points in her only NCAA Tournament appearance.

We have more, read on.

From the second McCarthey game, the is the Missoulian story and the Los Angeles Times story. (Both those stories are just bulletins but should be updated soon.)

 

Another angle on Courtney Vandersloot from our local free-lancer, this time getting a story in Tacoma.




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