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March 28, 2011 in Sports
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Gonzaga’s Courtney Vandersloot jumps in and steals the ball from Stanford’s Lindy La Rocque in the first half of their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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Gonzaga’s Courtney Vandersloot floats for a jump shot against Stanford’s Jeanette Pohlen (23) and Nnemkadi Ogwumike in the first half of their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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Gonzaga’s Katelan Redmond slaps the ball away from Stanford’s Mikaela Ruff for a turnover in the first half of their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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Gonzaga’s Courtney Vandersloot heads for the basket past Stanford’s Jeanette Pohlen in the first half of their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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Gonzaga’s Kayla Standish can’t stop Stanford’s Nnemkadi Ogwumike from passing to her sister, Chiney Ogwumike, for a basket in the first half of their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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Gonzaga’s Janelle Bekkering heads for a layup in the first half of their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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Gonzaga’s Katelan Redmon defends against Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike in the first half of their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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Gonzaga Janelle Bekkering (11) flies to the basket during first half action of their NCAA Tournament Elite Eight game against Stanford in the Spokane Arena on Monday, March 28, 2011.

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Gonzaga fans filled the Spokane Arena to capacity and came with signs and huge poster photos of star Courtney Vandersloot for the NCAA Tournament Elite Eight game against Stanford on Monday, March 28, 2011.

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Janelle Bekkering of Gonzaga beats the Stanford defense down the floor and gets a layup during first half action in their NCAA Tournament Elite Eight game in the Spokane Arena on Monday, March 28, 2011.

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Gonzaga defense forces Stanford Kayla Pedersen (14) into a turnover during first half action in the Spokane Arena on Monday, March 28, 2011.

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Shannon Reader of Gonzaga takes a shot to the face during a rebounding battle against Stanford on Monda,y March 28, 2011. Stanford went on to win and advance in the NCAA Tournament.

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Kayla Standish of Gonzaga, left, and Nnemkadi Ogwumike battle for a loose ball that bounces off the Stanford players face in the Spokane Arena on Monday, March 28, 2011.

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Courtney Vandersloot of Gonzaga spilts the Stanford defense for a layup enroute to a 25 point game but the Zagsw came up on the short end of a 83-60 score on Monday, March 28, 2011.

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Gonzaga’s Courtney Vandersloot takes on Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike in the second half of their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash. DAN PELLE danp@spokesman

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Gonzaga’s Kala Standish (32) and Katelan Redmon foul Stanford’s Chiney Ogwumike in the second half of their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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Gonzaga’s Kayla Standish is swarmed by Stanford Cardinals in the second half of their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash. Standish had the second highest point total of 17 for the Bulldogs.

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Courtney Vandersloot of Gonzaga drives through a maze of arms to score late in the game against Stanford in the Spokane Arena on Monday, March 28, 2011.

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Courtney Vandersloot of Gonzaga comes off the floor for the last time to a standing ovation and hugs from her teammates. Gonzaga lost to Stanford on Monday, March 28, 2011, 83-60 to end their run in the NCAA Tournament at the Elite Eight.

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Courtney Vandersloot of Gonzaga salutes the crowd as she comes off the floor for the last time to a standing ovation and hugs from her teammates. Gonzaga lost to Stanford on Monday, March 28, 2011, 83-60 to end their run in the NCAA Tournament at the Elite Eight.

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Courtney Vandersloot of Gonzaga comes off the floor for the last time to a standing ovation and hugs from her teammates and head coach, Kelly Graves. Gonzaga lost to Stanford on Monday, March 28, 2011, 83-60 to end their run in the NCAA Tournament at the Elite Eight.

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Gonzaga coach Kelly Graves embraces Courtney Vandersloot as she leaves the floor for the last time as a Zag after loosing to Stanford 83-60 in their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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Gonzaga head coach, Kelly Graves, hugs Courteny Vandersloot as she leaves the game for the final time in their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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Courtney Vandersloot of Gonzaga comes off the floor for the last time to a standing ovation and hugs from her teammates. Gonzaga lost to Stanford on Monday, March 28, 2011, 83-60 to end their run in the NCAA Tournament at the Elite Eight.

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As Courtney Vandersloot wipes a tear, Gonzaga’s head coach, Kelly Graves, pulls the rest of his starters during the last minute of their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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Gonzaga lines up to congratulate the Stanford Cardinal team after losing 60-83 at their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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The Gonzaga team goes to midcourt and acknowledges the capacity crowd that came out to support them during their game against Stanford on Monday, March 28, 2011. Gonzaga came out on the short end of the 83-60 score to end their run in the NCAA Tournament at the Elite Eight.

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Gonzaga’s Courtney Vadnersloot (21) and teammates wave goodbye to the Zag fans after loosing to Stanford 83-60 in their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.

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The Gonzaga Bulldogs wave goodbye to the fans and their basketball season after their 60-83 loss against Stanford in their regional final NCAA tournament women’s college basketball game on Monday, March 28, 2011, in Spokane, Wash.