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Single-digit seed a singular goal for Gonzaga women

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 9:50 p.m.

With the dawn of Selection Monday, the possibilities are almost endless for the Gonzaga women and their fans. So are their NCAA dreams, which include a single-digit seed, a second-round reunion in Eugene with former GU coach Kelly Graves, and the topper: a sweet return trip to Spokane for the regionals. Hopefully all of the above.

It’s time to celebrate Gonzaga women’s march to prominence

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 7:04 p.m.

Lisa Fortier’s first glimpse of the Gonzaga women’s basketball program came almost two decades ago, from the stands. “They were terrible,” said Fortier, who better than anyone can appreciate what the program has accomplished in the last 15 years. And what better time for an appreciation than now, as the Zags celebrate the program’s 10th NCAA Tournament appearance?

Analysis: Gonzaga women produce plenty of highlight moments in WCC Tournament semifinal victory over San Francisco

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:25 p.m.

The Zags had plenty of celebrations to review after their 65-53 win over fifth-seeded San Francisco in the West Coast Conference semifinal on Monday – Emma Stach’s game-high four 3-pointers, Barta’s 3 that finally dropped in the fourth quarter, Jill Townsend’s three-point play near the end of the game and Chandler Smith’s steal and breakaway layup that tied the score at 20 are just a few.

Gonzaga women pull past San Francisco 65-53 to clinch WCC title game berth

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 5:24 p.m.

The Gonzaga women sweated out a few scary moments against San Francisco, but Jill Barta led a second-half charge and finished with 19 points and eight rebounds to help the top-seeded Bulldogs pull past the fifth-seeded Dons 65-53 at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.