Stories tagged: Gonzaga women's basketball
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:01 p.m.
Shaylee Gonzales scored 17 points and Paisley Johnson made two free throws with 1:02 left for what proved to be the winning points in BYU’s 70-68 win over No. 13 …
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 16, 2019, 6:24 p.m.
The bull’s-eye is forever on their backs, so the Gonzaga women have decided to offer a moving target.
UPDATED: Tue., Jan. 15, 2019, 5:52 p.m.
The Gonzaga women are definitely finding their range this season, and the reasons are no surprise: hours of practice, a stronger inside game and better shot selection.
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 9:02 p.m.
The Gonzaga men’s and women’s basketball teams are tops in the country in terms of their combined ranking in their respective AP polls.
Mon., Jan. 14, 2019, 10:27 a.m.
The Zags (16-1) climbed one spot to 13th in the latest AP Top 25, a week after achieving a school-best ranking in the weekly poll.
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 12, 2019, 6:21 p.m.
Even during a 26-point win over Portland, the Zags found some teachable moments ahead of next week’s West Coast Conference showdown at BYU.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 10:45 p.m.
Last week, Zykera Rice set the record straight about her blue do.
UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 7:31 p.m.
At first sight, this would be the perfect time for the Gonzaga women to look past their next opponent.
Mon., Jan. 7, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
For the Gonzaga women’s basketball players, Monday morning was spent in sweaty, ignorant bliss. After two hours of hard practice at the Kennel, the Zags were ready for lunch. They …
UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 5, 2019, 4:54 p.m.
The Gonzaga women were tested in so many different ways Saturday, but responded with grit, power and waves of energy from the bench in an 88-65 win over Pacific.
UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 10:18 p.m.
The show isn’t for the squeamish but it ends happily enough, with GU taking a 74-62 win over the Gaels before a sellout crowd at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 7:20 p.m.
The start of the New Year also offers the Gonzaga women a chance to finish off some old business against Saint Mary’s.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 8:07 p.m.
Zykera Rice matched her career high of 23 points on 11-of-12 shooting and No. 17 Gonzaga rolled to its ninth straight win, defeating Pepperdine 79-54 on Monday.
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 12:30 p.m.
The Gonzaga women climbed three spots to No. 17 in the latest AP rankings released on Monday. The Zags play at Pepperdine at noon on Monday.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 29, 2018, 9:03 p.m.
Zykera Rice scored 15 points to lead a balanced attack and No. 20 Gonzaga dominated the second half to defeat Loyola Marymount 78-53 on Saturday in the West Coast Conference …
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 11:17 p.m.
The Zags are 11-1 – the best nonconference mark in program history – ranked 20th in the polls and a lofty 15th in the Rating Percentage Index entering Saturday’s league …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 4:03 p.m.
Zags climb one spot in poll as UConn remains No. 1 after a pair of close games last week.
UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 10:01 p.m.
No. 21 Gonzaga gets off to quick start, uses offensive balance to topple Idaho in nonconference finale
Zykera Rice scored 16 points, Jenn Wirth had a career night off the bench and No. 21 Gonzaga cruised to an 88-51 win over regional rival Idaho on Thursday night …
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:46 p.m.
On the court, the twins are a big reason the Zags are 10-1 and off to the best start in school history going into Thursday’s home game against Idaho.
UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:57 p.m.
Led by the “Splash Sisters,” Mikayla Ferenz and Taylor Pierce, nearly half of Idaho’s field goal attempts are threes as 240 of 519 total field goal attempts are from beyond …
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 11:51 a.m.
A day after improving to 10-1, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team remained No. 21 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll on Monday.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 9:25 p.m.
Chandler Smith had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Zykera Rice added 13 and eight and No. 21 Gonzaga held off Missouri State 70-67 on Sunday.
UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 6:33 p.m.
The Gonzaga women have seen a little of everything this year.
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
Gonzaga moved up three spots to No. 21 in the latest AP Top 25 women’s basketball poll released on Monday.
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 9:04 p.m.
Jill Townsend (11 points), Katie Campbell (11), Zykera Rice (10), Laura Stockton (10) and Chandler Smith (10) all contributed to GU’s balanced scoring in Zags victory over Washington State.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018, 9:07 p.m.
Gonzaga had its best shooting performance of the season, going 26 of 48 from the field to take down No. 7 Stanford last week
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 6:49 p.m.
Beating Stanford on Sunday is already paying some big dividends for the Gonzaga women. Less than 24 hours after their epic 79-73 win over the eighth-ranked Cardinal, the Zags reaped …
UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 10:47 a.m.
A big win came with a nice reward. The Gonzaga women’s basketball team, fresh off Sunday’s 79-73 upset of No. 8 Stanford, made its debut in the AP Top 25 …
UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 2, 2018, 7:36 p.m.
Chandler Smith scored 20 points, including two late free throws, as Gonzaga beat No. 8 Stanford 79-73 on Sunday.
UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 1, 2018, 9:44 p.m.
When Gonzaga hosts No. 8 Stanford on Sunday at 2 p.m., perhaps the biggest cheering section in the Kennel will be for two players for the opposing team.