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Tough road games for GU

Gonzaga University announced its 2013-14 women’s basketball nonconference schedule on Wednesday, a lineup that includes two road games each against Pac-12 and Big Ten opponents.

Gonzaga plays at Ohio State (Dec. 8) and Wisconsin (Dec. 10) of the Big Ten. The games against Pac-12 opponents are at Stanford (Dec.14) and at Washington State (Dec. 21).

In addition, Gonzaga will play in the Preseason WNIT for the first time, opening with a home game against Idaho on Nov. 8.

Newlee finalizes roster

Idaho women’s basketball coach Jon Newlee has finalized his roster for the 2013-14 season with the addition of Agueda Fernanda, a 6-foot freshman guard from the Balearic Islands of Spain.

Fernanda averaged 21 points and 6.3 rebounds per game in high school and is seen as a 3-point shooting threat.

Fernanda joins freshmen Brooke Reilly (Spokane), Karlee Wilson (Lewiston) and Nejra Solo (Bosnia) as Idaho’s incoming class.

Idaho advanced to the first round of the NCAA tournament last season.

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