March 19, 2011 in Sports
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Courtney Vandersloot grimaces as she tries to drive around the defense of Kachine Alexander of Iowa during first half action in their NCAA game in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Gonzaga defenders Janelle Bekkering (11), left , and Kelly Bowen, right, strip the ball from Jaime Printy of Iowa as she tries to drive the lane in first half action of their NCAA game in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Gonzaga Janelle Bekkering (11) dives onto the floor to battle for a loose ball during first half action against Iowa in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Gonzaga head coach, Kelly Graves, yells directions during first half action of their NCAA game against Iowa in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Courtney Vandersloot of Gonzaga watches her layup attempt clank off the rim during first half action their NCAA game against Iowa in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Shannon Reader of Gonzaga steps in and takes the charge as Iowa Jaime Printy (24) is called for the foul during first half action on Saturday, March 19 2011.

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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.

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Gonzaga’s Kelly Bowen, center, yanks a rebound away from Iowa’s Kachine Alexander, right, and Morgan Johnson, left, on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92.

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Gonzaga’s Courtney Vandersloot drives to the basket past Iowa’s Jaime Printy on Saturday, March 19, 2011 at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92.

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Gonzaga’s Janelle Bekkering reaches to block Iowa’s Jaime Printy on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92.

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Gonzaga’s Kelly Bowen, right, makes it hard for Iowa’s Kachine Alexander to make it down the baseline on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92.

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Gonzaga’s Courtney Vandersloot , second from left, is congratulated by her teammates after a bucket and foul on Saturday,March 19, 2011, at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92.

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Gonzaga’s Janelle Bekkering, left, dives for a loose rebound against Iowa’s Kamille Whalin on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92.

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Gonzaga’s Courtney Vandersloot eludes defenders and flies to the basket for two points on the fast break on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92.

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Claire Raap of Gonzaga, rear, cuts off Kachine ALexander of Iowa from her drive to the basket during their NCAA game in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday March 19, 2011.

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Kelly Bowen (44) of Gonzaga takes control of a defensive rebound as the Zags go on to beat Iowa 92-86 in their NCAA Tournament game in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Gonzaga’s Courtney Vandersloot tries to elude the press of Iowa’s Trisha Nesbitt, right, but gets called for the offensive foul on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92.

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Courtney Vandersloot finishes up her steal and score against Iowa during their NCAA Tournament game in Spokane Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011. Gonzaga controlled the game late as Vandersloot made six straight free throws in the final 40 seconds to seal the win.

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Courtney Vandersloot turns to her teammates as they rush to congratulate her on a steal and score against Iowa in their game on Saturday, March 19, 2011. Gonzaga went on to win 92-86 and advance in the NCAA Tournament.

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Courtney Vandersloot, middle, turns and yells as the Gonzaga women take control over Iowa late in their NCAA game in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Courtney Vandersloot, middle, and Janelle Bekkering begin to celebrate as they combine to get a turnover late in the game and seal the win over Iowa in the NCAA Tournament in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Janelle Bekkering (11) of Gonzaga cuts loose with a scream after getting a turnover and controlling the ball late in the game against Iowa. Gonzaga won the NCAA Tournament game 92-86 in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Gonzaga head coach, Kelly Graves, shows his intensity as his team takes over control of the game against Iowa in the final minutes. Gonzaga beat Iowa 92-86 to advance in the NCAA Tournament on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Gonzaga’s bench is on the edge of their seats in the closing minutes of the nailbiter matchup on Saturday, March19, 2011, at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92.

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The Gonzaga bench and fans applaud as the final seconds tick off the clock on their 92-86 win over Iowa in the NCAA Tournament in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Iowa’s Kachine Alexander ponders the Hawkeye’s failures as time runs out on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92.

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Janelle Bekkering, front, and Courtney Vandersloot, rear right, celebrate as the final buzzer sounds on their 92-86 win over Iowa in the NCAA Tournament in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Gonzaga University president, Thayne McCulloh, stands and cheers as time winds down on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92.

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Katelan Redmon lets out a whoop and hugs Courtney Vandersloot as time expires in the Lady Zags win over the Iowa Hawkeyes on Saturday, March 19, 2011, at Gonzaga University in opening round of the NCAA tournament. The Zags won 86-92.

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Courtney Vandersloot is lifted up in the air by Gonzaga teammate, Carter Schick, as the final buzzer sounds on a 92-86 win over Iowa in the NCAA Tournament in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.

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Carter Schick of Gonzaga runs out onto the floor to hug and lift teammate, Courtney Vandersloot, as the buzzer sounds on their 92 - 86 win over Iowa on Saturday, March 19, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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Courtney Vandersloot (21) and her Gonzaga teammates salute the crowd after they beat Iowa 92 - 86 on their home court in Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011, to advance in the NCAA Tournament.

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Gonzaga head coach, Kelly Graves, turns to salute the fans as he follows his team off the floor after their 92-86 win over Iowa in the NCAA Tournament at Spokane, Wash. on Saturday, March 19, 2011.