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  • Grizzlies’ chances hinge on defense

    The University of Montana women’s basketball team is back at the scene of their last NCAA tournament visit – two years ago when, as a 14-seed, the Grizzlies came within …


  • Coaching veterans descend on Gonzaga

    What would be a proper nickname for Kelly Graves, the Gonzaga women’s basketball coach with a Division I record of 353-156 in 16 years? Try “Whippersnapper.”


  • Iowa State faces Gonzaga’s McCarthey magic

    Bill Fennelly’s phone lit up Monday as friends responded to Iowa State’s NCAA tournament assignment. “I probably had 20 text messages saying, ‘Congratulations, and you got a terrible draw,’” the …


  • EWU takes on UW in a WNIT opener

    Carrie Ojeda is fine with saying goodbye twice. Eastern Washington University’s senior post thought her basketball career was over last Friday after she had 20 points and 14 rebounds during …


  • Barr played through grief in WAC finale

    The day Stacey Barr accepted the Western Athletic Conference tournament’s Most Valuable Player award would have been Bev Loveday’s 68th birthday. Barr marked the occasion by writing her late grandmother’s …


  • Idaho’s Barr played for grandma during MVP effort

    The day Stacey Barr accepted the Western Athletic Conference tournament’s Most Valuable Player award would have been Bev Loveday’s 68th birthday.


  • EWU women prep for Huskies at WNIT

    Carrie Ojeda is fine with saying goodbye twice.


  • Young Vandals never gave up

    The Idaho Vandals could have folded the tent after a conference- opening loss dropped their overall record to 3-9 on Dec. 29. Instead, the Vand- als are packing their bags …


  • Idaho coach Newlee reflects on surprising season

    The Idaho Vandals could have folded the tent after a conference-opening loss dropped their overall record to 3-9 on Dec. 29.


  • Gonzaga’s women can count on Palmer

    Gonzaga’s Most Valuable Player appreciated the timely support from Gonzaga’s Most Valuable Player. As last week’s West Coast Conference tournament championship game approached, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team faced the …


  • Gonzaga’s women can count on Palmer

    Gonzaga’s Most Valuable Player appreciated the timely support from Gonzaga’s Most Valuable Player.


  • Eagles to face Huskies in a WNIT opener

    For the second time in four years under coach Wendy Schuller, the Eastern Washington women’s basketball team will play in a national postseason tournament. The Eagles received an at-large bid …


  • NIC ousted in first round of NJCAA

    SALINA, Kan. – The ending wasn’t nearly as satisfying as the beginning for the North Idaho College women’s basketball team. Williston State provided bookends for the Cardinals’ 2012-13 season, the …


  • Vandals women draw UConn for NCAA opener

    The 16th-seeded Idaho Vandals will travel to Storrs, Conn., for a 10:30 a.m. game Saturday against powerhouse Connecticut (29-4) in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament. But then, Idaho (17-15) knew …


  • GU women will open NCAA tourney against Iowa State

    Taelor Karr transformed into instant analyst Monday afternoon as Gonzaga discovered its first-round opponent for the NCAA women’s basketball tournament.


  • Seattle Storm’s Sue Bird philosophical about surgery to come

    Sue Bird is no stranger to surgeries. She’ll have her fourth one in six years in early May to remove a cyst from her left knee. It will sideline the …


  • Vandals hit all net: Berth in NCAAs

    LAS VEGAS – They sang and danced their way into history and out of town, snagging the championship and taking pieces of the net as souvenirs. Idaho coach Jon Newlee …


  • Montana women earn NCAA tournament berth

    MISSOULA – Montana coach Robin Selvig doesn’t experience a lot of things for the first time. Saturday, having confetti rain down was one of those rare instances for the 35-year …


  • Blocks record is Donovan’s

    WACO, Texas – Long before Brittney Griner was swatting away shots for top-ranked Baylor, there was another 6-foot-8 women’s college player getting blocks at a record pace. Anne Donovan was …


  • EWU women lose in overtime at Big Sky tournament

    MISSOULA – Wendy Schuller’s team battled to the end, but D’Shara Strange and the Northern Colorado Bears were too much to overcome. Strange scored 27 points and nabbed five steals, …


  • EWU women lose Big Sky semifinal in OT

    MISSOULA – Wendy Schuller’s team battled to the bitter end, but D’Shara Strange and the Northern Colorado Bears were too much to overcome.


  • Idaho women advance to WAC tourney title game

    LAS VEGAS – Devyn Christensen collapsed onto the Orleans Arena floor, crushed beneath the realization that even her WAC tournament-record nine 3-pointers and career-high 37 points weren’t enough to prolong …


  • Karr’s buzzer-beater lifts UI past San Jose St.

    LAS VEGAS – Krissy Karr wasn’t supposed to be the one taking the shot. But given how much the Idaho women’s basketball team struggled in its WAC tournament opener against …


  • Huerta’s all-around game leads Eastern women

    MISSOULA – The smallest Eagle on the court was anything but little on Wednesday evening at Dahlberg Arena.


  • Karr’s buzzer-beater sparks Idaho women at WAC tourney

    LAS VEGAS – Krissy Karr wasn’t supposed to be the one taking the shot.


  • Eastern, Idaho women enter as solid No. 3 seeds

    Eastern Washington made its lone appearance in the NCAA tournament 26 years ago. Idaho’s only tourney berth came two years before that.


  • Baker Big Sky MVP

    University of Montana forward Katie Baker has been named the Big Sky Conference’s Most Valuable Player in women’s basketball. Baker, a former Lake City High standout, led the Lady Griz …


  • UI’s Charlston first-team All-WAC

    Idaho women’s basketball player Alyssa Charlston earned a first-team All-Western Athletic Conference spot for the second consecutive season, while Vandals Stacey Barr and Christina Salvatore also received postseason WAC honors, …


  • Zags may be without MVP Karr

    LAS VEGAS – Taelor Karr took a seat on the bench and watched her Gonzaga teammates go through practice drills. She twisted her upper body to the right, then to …


  • GU’s Karr questionable for WCC title game

    Taelor Karr took a seat on the bench and watched her Gonzaga teammates go through practice drills. She twisted her upper body to the right, then to the left, trying …


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