Gonzaga women’s basketball head coach Lisa Fortier announced the signing of Houston-area standouts Kayleigh and Kaylynne Truong to National Letters of Intent for the 2019-20 season on Wednesday.
Saddled by foul trouble in her last game, Zykera Rice had no such issues on Tuesday night.
Eastern Washington held Gonzaga’s offense in check for about three quarters on Sunday. But the Eagles’ offense didn’t take advantage of the Bulldogs’ early shooting woes, and eventually Gonzaga pulled away in the fourth quarter of a 63-51 victory at Reese Court.
The weaknesses – inconsistent rebounding and some defensive lapses in the second half of Wednesday night’s game against Montana – are all relative. After all, the Zags won 76-52 in a game that wasn’t even that close.
The turning point Wednesday night at the Kennel came when Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier turned to her bench.
For now, expectations for the Gonzaga women don’t extend beyond Friday night’s exhibition against Carroll College.
The way Laura Stockton sees it, if she makes some noise this season, so will Gonzaga.
The Zags are going for their third straight West Coast Conference regular-season and tournament titles, and they have just the personnel to do it.
There’s a lot to like about this year’s Gonzaga women’s basketball team. The Zags are deep, experienced and savvy.
Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier casually chatted with fans before Numerica FanFest on Saturday and took a seat at the scorer’s table for the team scrimmage.
Great expectations are the norm every fall at the Kennel. That goes triple for the three senior starters on the Gonzaga women’s team, who also expect to win a third straight West Coast Conference title this year.
Gonzaga will face defending national champion Notre Dame in the opening game of the inaugural Vancouver Showcase on Nov. 22, organizers announced Thursday.