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Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 8 Baylor beats UConn 68-57 for 1st win over No. 1

Kalani Brown had 20 points and 17 rebounds and No. 8 Baylor beat a top-ranked team for the first time, topping UConn 68-57 on Thursday night to hand the Huskies …


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 7:20 p.m.

No. 17 Gonzaga women prepare for another shot at Saint Mary’s

The start of the New Year also offers the Gonzaga women a chance to finish off some old business against Saint Mary’s.


Area women’s basketball: Eastern Washington outpaced by Idaho State

Grace Kenyon scored 19 points and Idaho State cruised past Eastern Washington 63-48 in a Big Sky matchup in Pocatello, while Idaho topped Weber State 79-74 behind 26 points by …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 8:07 p.m.

Zykera Rice scores 23, No. 17 Gonzaga women top Pepperdine 79-54

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.

Gonzaga, 12-1, climbs three spots to No. 17 in AP women’s poll

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, 9:42 p.m.

Area college basketball: Jordan Lester’s late shot give Whitworth win over Johns Hopkins

Jordan Lester made a layup with 1.2 seconds remaining, and Whitworth edged Johns Hopkins 76-74 Saturday at the D3hoops.com Classic in Las Vegas.


Women’s Top 25 Capsules: No. 4 Maryland tops Penn State 77-61 in Big Ten opener

Kaila Charles scored 16 of her 23 points in the second half and No. 4 Maryland beat Penn State 77-61 on Friday night in the Big Ten opener for both …


North Idaho men lose late; Cardinals women earn victory

Kyle Fischer sank a jumper in the final seconds and then blocked North Idaho’s last shot to lift the Mesa Community College Thunderbirds to a 69-68 victory over the Cardinals …


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 4:03 p.m.

Gonzaga women move to No. 20 in latest AP basketball poll

Zags climb one spot in poll as UConn remains No. 1 after a pair of close games last week.


Women’s Top 25 Capsules: No. 7 Oregon women beat UC Irvine 115-69

Ruthy Hebard scored 23 points on 11-for-12 shooting and had 15 rebounds, Sabrina Ionescu added her NCAA-record 14th triple-double and No. 7 Oregon beat UC Irvine 115-69 on Friday.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 9:30 p.m.

Women’s Top 25 Capsules: Oregon’s Sabrina Ionescu sets NCAA record with 13th triple-double

Sabrina Ionescu set an NCAA record with her 13th triple-double in No. 7 Oregon’s 82-36 victory over Air Force on Thursday.


UPDATED: Thu., Dec. 20, 2018, 9:27 p.m.

Area women’s basketball: Alexy Swedlund, Borislava Hristova lead Washington State over Wichita State

Alexys Swedlund and Borislava Hristova scored 27 points apiece, and Washington State defeated Wichita State 85-59 Thursday at the Duel in the Desert in Las Vegas.


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, 9:09 p.m.

Top 25 roundup: No. 1 UConn rallies past Oklahoma

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UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 8:34 p.m.

Women’s basketball: Kansas holds off Washington State in Duel in the Desert matchup

Jessica Washington tossed in 15 points and Austin Richardson and Kylee Kopatich scored 13 apiece to lead the Kansas Jayhawks to a 71-63 victory over the Washington State Cougars in …


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:57 p.m.

Gonzaga women hoping to power past Idaho in the paint

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 …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 18, 2018, 10:08 p.m.

Women’s Top 25 Capsules: Sabrina Ionescu leads No. 7 Oregon women past No. 4 Mississippi St.

Sabrina Ionescu scored 29 points, including all 17 of her free throws, and No. 7 Oregon handed No. 4 Mississippi State its first loss this season, 82-74 on Tuesday night.


Gonzaga women remain at No. 21 in latest AP basketball poll

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: Sat., Dec. 15, 2018, 10:52 p.m.

Area basketball roundup: Eagles women fall to UC Riverside at Maui Classic

The Eastern Washington women were held to 27 percent shooting from the field and fell 57-45 to UC Riverside on Saturday at the Maui Classic in Lahaina, Hawaii.


UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 8:53 p.m.

Area college basketball: JR Delgado leads CC Spokane men past Centralia

JR Delgado scored 19 points, including five 3-pointers, and grabbed seven rebounds as CC Spokane defeated Centralia 80-70 Friday at the Umpqua Tournament in Roseburg, Oregon.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 12, 2018, 11 p.m.

Women’s top 25 capsules: No. 3 Baylor women beat Morehead State 96-58

Kalani Brown scored 21 points, Juicy Landrum added 14 and third-ranked Baylor rolled to a 96-58 victory over Morehead State on Wednesday.


Gonzaga women move to No. 21 in latest AP Top 25 rankings

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, 9:12 p.m.

Women’s Top 25 Capsules: Michigan State beats No. 3 Oregon 88-82

Jenna Allen scored 27 points – including a big 3-pointer the final minute – and Michigan State handed No. 3 Oregon its first loss of the season, 88-82 on Sunday.


UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 9, 2018, 9:04 p.m.

Balanced scoring attack leads No. 24 Gonzaga to rout of Washington State

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 women look to keep momentum on their side against Washington State

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: Fri., Dec. 7, 2018, 11:14 p.m.

Area basketball roundup: Boise State defeats Eastern Washington women

O’Shanti Coleman scored 16 points on 7-of-9 shooting and added five steals, and Boise State defeated Eastern Washington 67-55 Friday in Boise.


Women’s Top 25 roundup: No. 6 Mississippi State women rally to beat No. 18 Marquette

Anriel Howard scored 29 points, Teaira McCowan added 24 points and 18 rebounds, and No. 6 Mississippi State rallied to beat No. 18 Marquette 87-82 on Thursday night.


Amber Melgoza scores 28, Huskies top Buckeyes 69-59

Amber Melgoza put the Washington Huskies on her back and carried them to a 69-59 victory over the Ohio State Buckeyes in nonconference women’s basketball action in Seattle.


Women’s Top 25 roundup: Napheesa Collier scores 22, No. 1 UConn tops Saint Louis 98-42

Napheesa Collier had 22 points and 11 rebounds, Katie Lou Samuelson scored 20 points and top-ranked UConn beat Saint Louis 98-42 on Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 3, 2018, 8:12 p.m.

No. 20 DePaul hits 18 3-pointers in win over Temple

Ashton Millender scored 23 points, including seven of DePaul’s 18 3-pointers, to lead the No. 20 Blue Demons past Temple 102-88 Monday for the Owls’ fifth straight loss.