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  • SATURDAY, NOV. 30, 2013, 6:56 P.M.

    Cougars topple No. 10 Nebraska women

    Washington State made a season-high 12 shots from beyond the arc and held off No. 10 Nebraska 76-72 in nonconference women’s basketball at Lincoln, Neb. It was the WSU program’s …

  • SATURDAY, NOV. 30, 2013

    Charlston leads Idaho’s charge

    Idaho senior Alyssa Charlston scored 28 points – two shy of her career high – and pulled down 10 rebounds to lead the Vandals women’s basketball team past Nevada 88-77 …

  • WEDNESDAY, NOV. 27, 2013

    BYU pulls away from WSU women in final minutes

    Jennifer Hamson scored eight of her 20 points during the final 3 minutes, 40 seconds Tuesday night as host BYU broke from a 63-all tie to defeat Washington State 80-73 …

  • SUNDAY, NOV. 24, 2013

    Barr guides Vandals to victory

    Idaho junior Stacey Barr scored 21 points and pulled down a career-high 16 rebounds as the Vandals edged UC Irvine 68-63 in their home opener Saturday in Moscow, Idaho. Idaho …

  • SATURDAY, NOV. 23, 2013

    Presley scores 37 in WSU victory

    Junior Tia Presley (Gonzaga Prep) erupted for a career-high 37 points and the Washington State women’s basketball team overcame a 12-point first-half deficit to defeat Fresno State 92-79 in a …

  • THURSDAY, NOV. 21, 2013

    No. 24 Gonzaga improves to 3-1 with win over Eastern

    The Eastern Washington Eagles twice scratched within distance, but the Gonzaga women’s basketball team pulled away at the end for a 78-58 victory. The win puts No. 24 Gonzaga at …

  • FRIDAY, NOV. 15, 2013

    Boyd passes Rivers in Clemson victory

    College football: Tajh Boyd passed for 340 yards and four touchdowns to break Philip Rivers’ Atlantic Coast Conference career record and the No. 8 Clemson Tigers (9-1, 7-1 ACC) earned …

  • FRIDAY, NOV. 15, 2013

    GU women have their chances but Sooners pull out win

    NORMAN, Okla. – Aaryn Ellenberg’s jumper with 1:56 left in the game lifted No. 11 Oklahoma into a lead the Sooners could finally hold onto and turn away No. 25 …

  • MONDAY, NOV. 11, 2013

    Gonzaga Bulldogs score 91-54 win over Tennessee-Martin

    Kelly Graves was just plain excited. The Gonzaga women’s basketball coach had just guided his squad past Tennessee-Martin, 91-54, in the quarterfinal round of the Women’s National Invitation Tournament in …

  • SATURDAY, NOV. 9, 2013

    NWC coaches tab Whitworth women for fourth

    Northwest Conference women’s basketball coaches picked Whitworth to finish fourth in a preseason poll. Whitman was tabbed to win the NWC. The Missionaries return four starters from the team that …

  • SATURDAY, NOV. 9, 2013

    Gonzaga women hold off Idaho in season opener

    The Gonzaga women’s basketball team leaned on senior Haiden Palmer and she led her team to an opening 64-56 victory Friday over an Idaho Vandals team that just wouldn’t go …

  • THURSDAY, NOV. 7, 2013

    Lindsay Sherbert brings considerable skills to GU women’s lineup

    Senior Stephanie Golden was introduced to the ultra-competitive Lindsay Sherbert quickly last year after she transferred to Gonzaga from the University of California. “When (Sherbert) first gets here, I’m like, …

  • THURSDAY, OCT. 31, 2013

    Missoula’s Joslyn Tinkle signs to play in Hungary

    MISSOULA – Missoula native and Stanford graduate Joslyn Tinkle has signed a contract to play basketball in Hungary. KECI-TV reports that Tinkle signed with Uni Gyor with the EuroLeague. Former …

  • FRIDAY, OCT. 25, 2013

    NCAA committee backs changes in women’s tournament

    The NCAA women’s basketball committee is backing a move to play the Final Four two days earlier, starting next season. The Final Four would go to a Friday-Sunday format instead …

  • TUESDAY, OCT. 8, 2013

    Bounce-back needed

    The Minnesota Lynx looked every bit the favorite to win the WNBA title in their commanding 84-59 victory over the Atlanta Dream in Sunday’s opener. They have home-court advantage in …

  • TUESDAY, OCT. 1, 2013

    WHL recognizes Holmberg for hot start

    Spokane Chiefs’ forward Mitch Holmberg is the Western Hockey League Player of the Week after recording 10 points on five goals and five assists to go with a +6 rating …

  • SUNDAY, SEPT. 29, 2013

    Former LC standout will play in Germany

    Brittany Kennedy, the Greater Spokane League’s most valuable player for Lewis and Clark during the 2007-08 girls basketball season, has signed a professional contract with the Saarlouis Royals of the …

  • MONDAY, SEPT. 23, 2013

    NCAA hosting women’s basketball summit

    The NCAA will host a women’s basketball summit today with top coaches, administrators and committee members to discuss the paper that Val Ackerman submitted in late June with suggestions to …

  • MONDAY, AUG. 5, 2013

    Storm’s rally of little help

    MINNEAPOLIS – Lindsay Whalen scored 22 points, Seimone Augustus added 18 and the Minnesota Lynx beat the Seattle Storm 90-72 Sunday night for their 18th straight home win. Rebekkah Brunson …

  • FRIDAY, AUG. 2, 2013

    Storm knock off Mercury

    SEATTLE – Temeka Johnson and Tina Thompson each scored 16 points and the Seattle Storm used a big third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 88-79 in WNBA play Thursday …

  • TUESDAY, JULY 23, 2013

    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 …

  • FRIDAY, JULY 19, 2013

    Inglis, Ha will meet for women’s amateur crown

    Caroline Inglis of Eugene, Ore., and Jennifer Ha of Calgary, Alberta, will meet in the final match of the 112th Pacific Northwest Women’s Amateur Championship today at Wine Valley Golf …

  • TUESDAY, JULY 9, 2013

    UConn will face Cal

    Defending national champion Connecticut will face California in the eighth annual Maggie Dixon Classic on Dec. 22 at Madison Square Garden. Texas A&M will play St. John’s in the first …

  • MONDAY, JULY 8, 2013

    Blixt improves position with Greenbrier win

    Golf: Jonas Blixt shot a 3-under 67 Sunday in White Sulphur Springs, W.Va., to win the rain-delayed Greenbrier Classic by two strokes. Blixt emerged from a five-player chase over the …

  • TUESDAY, JUNE 18, 2013

    Prince returns early

    Epiphanny Prince (pictured) will head back to Chicago a little sooner than expected. Prince will return to the U.S. this week after Russia didn’t advance past the opening round of …

  • TUESDAY, MAY 21, 2013

    Shoulda been a Skylark

    Looks like Skylar Diggins will have a new ride when she goes to Tulsa to join the Shock. The former Notre Dame star tweeted her thanks to sports agency Roc …

  • TUESDAY, APRIL 23, 2013

    Show honors Summitt

    Pat Summitt smiled, laughed and shook her head at times. The Hall of Fame women’s basketball coach, who has early onset dementia, was part of the audience watching a screening …

  • THURSDAY, APRIL 18, 2013

    Roberts, Goestenkors emerge as possible candidates at UW

    Washington athletic director Scott Woodward said he’d immediately begin a nationwide search for a replacement for former women’s basketball coach Kevin McGuff. Woodward’s staff has already contacted candidates but has …

  • MONDAY, APRIL 15, 2013

    UConn women celebrate eighth title

    Connecticut’s latest victory parade had a French Quarter feel to it. About 10,000 fans lined Hartford’s Bushnell Park on a cold and windy Sunday afternoon to cheer the national champion …

  • SUNDAY, APRIL 7, 2013

    Griner, McGraw are AP player and coach of the year

    Brittney Griner has had no equal in her stellar career at Baylor. Now she’s part of a very select group. The 6-foot-8 senior star earned the Associated Press women’s basketball …



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