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UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 5:53 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Zykera Rice invited to try out with Seattle Storm

Gonzaga’s Zykera Rice has been invited to participate in the Seattle Storm’s May 5 training camp in Seattle, becoming the ninth player in program history to either be drafted or …


UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 10:44 p.m.

Former G-Prep standout Oti Gildon reaches final stop in college hoops journey – a Final Four trip

The journey is complete. Oti Gildon and Kelly Graves are in the Final Four.


Gonzaga women’s basketball welcomes new era while reflecting on accomplishments of memorable season

As the Gonzaga women left the court at Gill Coliseum on the night of March 25, their faces showed fatigue and disappointment, but not a trace of “What if?”


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:18 p.m.

Gonzaga players reflect on numerous accomplishments after ‘roller-coaster year’ comes to an end at Oregon State

Her college basketball career had ended 10 minutes earlier in a game that could have gone either way. But Chandler Smith didn’t talk about the missed opportunities in a six-point …


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 11:13 p.m.

Beavers find way to hold off Bulldogs this time around

Once again, Oregon State found a way – and the Gonzaga women are finding their way home after a remarkable season. In a game that wasn’t decided until the final …


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 10:30 p.m.

Foul trouble proves costly for Bulldogs in loss to Beavers

Gonzaga expected to face some adversity Monday night. The heat in Gill Coliseum, the crowd of 8,000-plus – those were givens. But foul trouble? That wasn’t in the equation, but …


Gonzaga-Oregon State: 3 keys from the Beavers’ 76-70 victory over the Bulldogs

Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Oregon State’s 76-70 victory over Gonzaga at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Oregon.


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 8:51 p.m.

Recap and highlights: Oregon State uses late surge to top fifth-seeded Gonzaga in second round of NCAA Tournament

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Mikayla Pivec notched a double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds as fourth-seeded Oregon State used a late run to down No. 5 seed Gonzaga 76-70 in …


UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 10:38 p.m.

Former Lake City, Montana star still loves Zags, but will coach against them Monday

No hard feelings, Gonzaga fans: Katie Baker still roots for the Zags. So does her mom, who continues to own season tickets to see the women at the Kennel. But …


UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:32 p.m.

Reserves Kempton, Forsyth will be counted on again by GU women

It’s not about the minutes, it’s what you do with them. Gonzaga reserves Melody Kempton and Louise Forsyth learned that lesson the easy way on Saturday. Now they hope to …


UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:24 p.m.

Tournament matchup four years ago provided positives for Gonzaga, Oregon State women

To hear the coaches four years later, there were no losers in that epic second-round NCAA Tournament game between Gonzaga and Oregon State.


UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:14 p.m.

Oregon State looking a bit vulnerable, too, as it prepares to play Gonzaga

Now who’s feeling vulnerable? With all they’ve endured in the last two weeks, it should have been the Gonzaga women.


UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:50 p.m.

Injured Gonzaga guard Jill Townsend surprises teammates ahead of NCAA Tournament win over Little Rock

The plan came together early Friday afternoon on the Townsend family ranch in Okanogan, Washington.


UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:42 p.m.

Gonzaga-Little Rock: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 68-51 victory over the Trojans

Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 68-51 victory over Little Rock.


UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 8:39 p.m.

Gonzaga women get off to quick start, top Little Rock in NCAA Tournament opener

Zykera Rice scored 18 points and Katie Campbell added 15 as the Gonzaga women defeated Little Rock 68-51 in a first-round NCAA Tournament game Saturday afternoon at Gill Coliseum.


UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:49 p.m.

Good vibes in Gill Coliseum: Gonzaga has happy memories of previous NCAA Tournament trip to Corvallis

As the NCAA women’s bracket was revealed on Monday afternoon, Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier was all business.


UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 6:35 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Laura Stockton has gone from dishing out assists to advice ahead of the NCAA Tournament

Laura Stockton still has wheels. However, on Friday they were attached to the legs of a courtside chair.


UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 6:45 p.m.

Gonzaga prepared for Little Rock’s ‘extreme athleticism’ in NCAA Tournament opener

Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier and her players said all the right things – and then some – Friday about their first-round dance partner, Little Rock.


UPDATED: Thu., March 21, 2019, 7:06 p.m.

Little Rock ready to make some noise in NCAA Tournament opener against Gonzaga

Coach Joe Foley’s program is back in the postseason for the sixth time in 10 years and ready to do make some noise this weekend.


UPDATED: Wed., March 20, 2019, 6:54 p.m.

Former Post Falls standout Melody Kempton sees her role grow as Gonzaga enters NCAA Tournament

Melody Kempton is still bringing energy off the Gonzaga bench. Now she gets to bring it more often.


UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 10:22 p.m.

Jessie Loera steps up for Gonzaga after injury to Laura Stockton

This is Jessie Loera’s team now, though she deflected that notion with the same grace she shows on the court.


UPDATED: Tue., March 19, 2019, 6:55 p.m.

Twins Jenn Wirth, LeeAnne Wirth have found a groove in Gonzaga’s frontcourt

What began with the makings of a sophomore jinx has turned into a confidence-boosting season for Gonzaga’s 6-foot-3 twin towers, Jenn and LeeAnne Wirth.


Little Rock making name for itself in Sun Belt Conference

Whatever you want to call them, the Trojans know how to win. Officially known as the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the school also goes by Little Rock or …


UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:15 p.m.

Gonzaga women get good news early on NCAA Tournament placement

Sometimes March Madness really is a walk in the park. That’s where Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier found herself at noon Monday, when her phone buzzed with talk of …


UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 7:29 p.m.

ESPN gaffe gives early heads-up: Gonzaga women headed to Corvallis

Spoiler alert: the Gonzaga women will play Arkansas Little Rock in a first-round NCAA Tournament game on Saturday in Corvallis, Oregon.


UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:21 p.m.

Gonzaga women learn their NCAA Tournament destination on Monday

Good thing this is a business trip. The most talked-about NCAA Tournament destinations for the Gonzaga women aren’t exactly Spring Break hot spots.


UPDATED: Sat., March 16, 2019, 8:33 p.m.

Injuries forcing Gonzaga women to rethink rotations ahead of NCAA Tournament

Even with injuries to a pair of key players, the Gonzaga women won’t necessarily be out of their depth in the NCAA Tournament.


UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 6:11 p.m.

Big-game showcase: Looking at the 10 most memorable individual efforts from the Gonzaga women’s basketball season

It takes a team to win a championship, but sometimes it takes a big game from the right player at the right time to get them there.


UPDATED: Thu., March 14, 2019, 11:18 p.m.

Injuries to Laura Stockton, Jill Townsend have bracketologists split on Gonzaga’s NCAA Tournament seeding

Will the NCAA add insult to the injuries already suffered by the Gonzaga women’s basketball team? Quite possibly.


UPDATED: Wed., March 13, 2019, 9:06 p.m.

Gonzaga women return from Las Vegas with focus turned to NCAA Tournament

On Monday the Zags lost guards Laura Stockton and Jill Townsend to injury. A day later, they also lost the West Coast Conference