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Gonzaga women sign highly recruited wing from Lake Stevens

When it mattered most, Kylee Griffen stuck with her first instinct: Gonzaga.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 5, 2017, 8:30 p.m.

Gonzaga women roll to 96-35 exhibition win over Northwest Christian

Jenn Wirth’s first game as a Gonzaga Bulldog was so much fun, she wants to do it again. Tomorrow.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 3, 2017, 10:55 p.m.

Gonzaga women lose Emma Wolfram for season with knee injury

Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier announced on Friday that redshirt senior Emma Wolfram will miss the 2017-18 season with a knee injury, ending her career with the Zags.

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 5:57 p.m.

Gonzaga women hit the boards ahead of Sunday’s exhibition basketball game

The Northwest Christian players might want to bring crash helmets for Sunday’s game at Gonzaga.

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 3:58 p.m.

Gonzaga women heavy favorites to repeat as WCC champions

Gonzaga has been selected as the favorite to repeat as the 2018 West Coast Conference champions in the annual preseason poll of the WCC’s 10 head coaches.

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 11:34 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s basketball showcases mix of veterans, newcomers at FanFest

In the first quarter inside the revamped McCarthey Athletic Center, Jill Barta reminded the hundreds of fans how powerful she is in the post and beyond the arc. Barta finished …

Gonzaga women’s basketball gets ready for another big year

The Gonzaga women can’t wait to get this thing going.

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:03 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s schedule includes high-profile tournament in Las Vegas

Thanksgiving in Las Vegas and a trio of games against regional rivals are the highlights of the upcoming Gonzaga women’s basketball schedule.

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:02 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s basketball opens WCC play Dec. 28 on the road

Gonzaga will open defense of its West Coast Conference women’s basketball title at Pacific on Dec. 28

UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 4:01 p.m.

Gonzaga women sign JC transfer shooting guard Katie Campbell

Moving swiftly to fill a sudden vacancy, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier has signed a junior college shooting guard out of California.

UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017, 8:43 p.m.

Gonzaga women hope to run past Oklahoma in NCAA Tournament

Come Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga will match its transition game against Oklahoma’s forbidding strength in the paint. If only it were that simple.

UPDATED: Sun., March 12, 2017, 5:57 p.m.

Gonzaga women focus on themselves, not NCAA guessing game

Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier doesn’t sweat the small stuff. That includes the uncertainties of the NCAA Tournament.

UPDATED: Sun., March 5, 2017, 10:07 p.m.

Gonzaga women take on San Francisco in WCC tourney semifinals on Monday

Get through the quarterfinals. Check. Now Gonzaga has just one more game to cross off the list before getting to the West Coast Conference final.

UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017, 5:14 p.m.

Jill Barta points Gonzaga women in right direction at WCC tournament

What a difference two months, not to mention 366 days, made for Jill Barta.

Gonzaga women not optimistic about at-large bid should they fall short in Las Vegas

There’s a lot to like about this year’s Gonzaga women’s basketball team, except its RPI.

Gonzaga women make quick turnaround to play at Santa Clara

A day after Gonzaga stomped conference rival BYU in Spokane, the Zags got on a plane and headed to California to hopefully extend their nine-game winning streak in Santa Clara.

Women’s basketball notes: Gonzaga gets big lift from its bench

Perhaps the rest of the West Coast Conference is out of its depth – at least compared to the Gonzaga women.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017, 7:36 p.m.

Jill Barta scores 27 points in Gonzaga women’s easy win over Portland

Jill Barta scored 27 points with 11 rebounds and Gonzaga had little trouble downing Portland 85-50 on Saturday in West Coast Conference play in Portland.

Second-half defense provides difference in Gonzaga women’s victory

It was not an easy win Thursday night for the Gonzaga Bulldogs, who defeated Santa Clara 51-39 at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Lisa Fortier, Gonzaga women face high expectations on the road and at home

It isn’t always fair, but expectations don’t change at Gonzaga.

Kiara Kudron leading GU women in more ways than one

Kiara Kudron is always taking one for the team.

Gonzaga women look to regain WCC basketball title

The Gonzaga women have a 9-2 record, some signature wins and a full head of steam heading into West Coast Conference play.

Gonzaga women shoot down Colgate, improve to 9-2

The Gonzaga women had this one wrapped up early, but they got some help.

Gonzaga women use their length to shut down Eastern Washington

Before the season began, Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa talked at length about … well, length.

Freshman Jessie Loera has talent to excel at Gonzaga

Gonzaga women’s head coach Lisa Fortier has said it again and again this season – each game is a new game and, most importantly, an opportunity to learn.

Jill Barta leads Gonzaga women in 79-39 rout of Presbyterian

The Gonzaga women left the U.S. Virgin Islands last weekend on a high note, shutting down Winthrop in their final game of the Paradise Jam.

Gonzaga’s Jill Barta won four straight state championships, undefeated in high school

The redshirt sophomore from Fairfield, Montana, won 104 consecutive games which included four state championships during her high school career.

Gonzaga women’s basketball notes: Zags look to step up on defense against Presbyterian

Last week’s trip to the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands wasn’t quite the weekend getaway in paradise for which the Gonzaga women had hoped. Instead, the Zags got …

Women’s basketball: Leticia Romero scores 25 as No. 10 Florida State beats No. 25 Gonzaga

Leticia Romero’s career night helped Florida State beat its first ranked opponent of the season.

Gonzaga women’s basketball notes: Zags face tough stretch starting Friday at Stanford

Earlier this week, Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa Fortier and some of her players talked a lot about “selflessness.”