Stories tagged: women's basketball
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 6:50 p.m.
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.
Sat., Dec. 3, 2016, 5:58 p.m.
Locally: Former Central Valley star Madison Hovren tops Patriot League
It may have taken Madison Hovren a season to crack the starting lineup with the U.S. Military Academy’s women’s basketball team, but now that she’s there, the former Central Valley …
Thu., Dec. 1, 2016, 9:53 p.m.
Women’s Top 25 Capsules: No. 2 UConn routs No. 15 DePaul 91-46 for 81st straight win
Kia Nurse scored a career-high 33 points and No. 2 UConn routed No. 15 DePaul 91-46 on Thursday night for its 81st straight victory.
Wed., Nov. 30, 2016, 11:18 p.m.
Women’s Top 25 Capsules: No. 1 Notre Dame tops Iowa 73-58 in ACC/Big Ten Challenge
Brianna Turner scored 15 points, Arike Ogunbowale added 14 points and No. 1 Notre Dame held off Iowa 73-58 on Wednesday night in the ACC/Big Ten Challenge.
Tue., Nov. 29, 2016, 9:13 p.m.
Top 25 women: No. 2 UConn routs Chattanooga 80-43 for 80th straight win
Napheesa Collier scored 23 points to lead No. 2 UConn to its 80th consecutive win, an 80-43 rout of Chattanooga on Tuesday night.
Sun., Nov. 27, 2016, 8:09 p.m.
No. 3 South Carolina women defeat fourth-ranked Louisville 83-59
Alaina Coates had 17 points and 14 rebounds to help No. 3 South Carolina beat fourth-ranked Louisville 83-59 on Sunday in the Basketball Hall of Fame women’s challenge in Springfield, …
Sat., Nov. 26, 2016, 11:26 p.m.
Women’s Top 25 Capsules: Ogunbowale scores 19, top-ranked Notre Dame beats TCU
Arike Ogunbowale scored 19 points and No. 1 Notre Dame beat TCU 92-59 on Saturday.
Wed., Nov. 23, 2016, 3:22 p.m.
Women’s hoops explores changes to NCAA tourney
College women’s basketball is exploring ways to change the format of the NCAA Tournament, including moving the Final Four back a week to avoid overlap with the end of the …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 11:59 p.m.
Gonzaga women defeat No. 11 Stanford 68-63 behind 26 points from Jill Barta
Coming in, Gonzaga was winless in seven all-time games against Stanford, including a 65-48 loss last season in which the Bulldogs led 47-46 with 6:23 to play and missed their …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 10:58 p.m.
WSU women’s basketball doubles up on San Francisco
Ivana Kmetovska tossed in 13 points and Borislava Hristova and Maria Kostourkova each scored 11 to catapult the Washington State Cougars (3-0) to a 73-35 nonconference win over the visiting …
Fri., Nov. 18, 2016, 10:16 p.m.
Women’s Top 25: Maryland Terrapins drub Mount St. Mary’s
Brionna Jones had 18 points and 10 rebounds to help Maryland rout Mount St. Mary’s 106-42 on Friday night in College Park, Maryland.
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 11 p.m.
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.”
Thu., Nov. 17, 2016, 9:14 p.m.
Top 25 Women’s Basketball Capsules: Dangerfield scores 19 to lead UConn over Baylor
Freshman Crystal Dangerfield scored 19 points, Katie Lou Samuelson added 16 and No. 3 UConn extended its winning streak to 77 games with a 72-61 victory over second-ranked Baylor on …
Wed., Nov. 16, 2016, 10:35 p.m.
Women’s Top 25 Capsules: No. 5 Louisville beats Middle Tennessee
Mariya Moore scored 27 points, and the fifth-ranked Louisville Cardinals never trailed beating Middle Tennessee 91-72 on Wednesday night.
Tue., Nov. 15, 2016, 11:06 p.m.
Women’s Top 25 roundup: DeShields leads No. 13 Tennessee women over ETSU 83-58
Diamond DeShields had 28 points, 10 rebounds and six assists to lead No. 13 Tennessee to an 83-58 win over ETSU on Tuesday night in Johnson City, Tennessee.
Sat., Nov. 12, 2016, 4:02 p.m.
Gonzaga women roll past Nicholls State in season opener
The Gonzaga women pulled away from the Nicholls State Colonels 78-46 in their season opener Saturday afternoon in front of a nearly full arena at McCarthy Athletic Center.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 10:23 p.m.
GU women sign four, including Okanogan’s Jill Townsend
Jill Townsend will get four more years to entertain Spokane basketball fans.
Thu., Nov. 10, 2016, 10:22 p.m.
Whitworth picked fourth in NWC women’s basketball
Whitworth women picked to finish fourth in Northwest Conference basketball
Sun., Nov. 6, 2016, 6:25 p.m.
Women’s basketball: EWU, WSU win exhibition games
Freshman forward Uriah Howard debuted with 16 points and nine rebounds to lead Eastern Washington to a 67-60 over Eastern Oregon on Sunday in a women’s basketball exhibition game at …
Fri., Nov. 4, 2016, 9:38 p.m.
Women’s basketball: Whitworth loses to alumni team in exhibition
KC McConnell led four players in double figures with 17 points Friday as Whitworth’s alumni team defeated Whitworth 67-62 in women’s basketball exhibition play.
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 11:08 p.m.
GU women’s basketball notes: Deep Bulldogs ready for opener; Laura Stockton to start
By now, the Gonzaga women basketball players must be asking themselves a tough question: Can the upcoming season possibly be tougher than practice?
Thu., Nov. 3, 2016, 7:30 p.m.
Gamecocks’ A’ja Wilson leads AP women’s preseason All-Americans
A’ja Wilson admits that when she was young, playing basketball was the furthest thing from her mind.
Tue., Nov. 1, 2016, 11:27 a.m.
Irish smiling: Notre Dame No. 1 in preseason AP women’s poll
It’s been 15 years since Muffet McGraw and Notre Dame were No. 1 in the poll.
Fri., Oct. 21, 2016, 10:55 p.m.
Vandals unveil plan for $30 million basketball, multi-use facility
A new home for University of Idaho events was unveiled on Friday. The Idaho Arena will be 4,700-seat, 70,000-square-foot athletics facility that will be home for the Vandal men’s and …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 6:38 p.m.
Washington’s Kelsey Plum has moved on from Final Four appearance
Kelsey Plum is putting it all behind her: the accolades and everything she accomplished in a record-setting junior season that included Washington’s Final Four run. “I’m just going to be …
Thu., Oct. 20, 2016, 6:37 p.m.
Newsmakers: 76ers veteran Elton Brand announces retirement
Philadelphia 76ers forward Elton Brand, who played 17 seasons in the NBA, announced his retirement.
Sat., Oct. 15, 2016, 11:38 p.m.
GU women’s basketball gets off and running with annual Blue vs. White scrimmage
The Gonzaga women were off and running Saturday afternoon.
Sat., Oct. 1, 2016, 5:18 p.m.
Sunday locally: Paige Montgomery, Jonni Dorr lead way for Carroll College
Paige Montgomery and Jonni Dorr, Carroll College seniors from Mead, swept Frontier Conference volleyball player of the week awards after leading the Saints to 3-0 sweeps of Montana State-Northern and …
Sat., Sept. 24, 2016, 8:48 p.m.
Locally: Former Mead standout Kristen Hansen joins WWU women’s golf staff
Kristen Hansen didn’t go far – from the locker room to the coaches’ office.
Wed., Sept. 7, 2016, 7:55 p.m.
Digest: After let call, Andy Murray loses to Kei Nishikori at Open
Andy Murray dropped seven consecutive games after a let call caused by a loud noise in the arena’s speaker system during a fourth-set point and lost to Kei Nishikori 1-6, …