Stories tagged: women's basketball
Thu., Jan. 3, 2019, 8:33 p.m.
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.
The start of the New Year also offers the Gonzaga women a chance to finish off some old business against Saint Mary’s.
Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 6:55 p.m.
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 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.
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.
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.
Fri., Dec. 28, 2018, 11:46 p.m.
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 …
Thu., Dec. 27, 2018, 7:57 p.m.
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.
Zags climb one spot in poll as UConn remains No. 1 after a pair of close games last week.
Fri., Dec. 21, 2018, 8:22 p.m.
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.
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.
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UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 8:34 p.m.
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.
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.
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.
Mon., Dec. 17, 2018, 11:51 a.m.
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.
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.
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.
Kalani Brown scored 21 points, Juicy Landrum added 14 and third-ranked Baylor rolled to a 96-58 victory over Morehead State on Wednesday.
Mon., Dec. 10, 2018, 10:18 a.m.
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.
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.
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 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.
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.
Thu., Dec. 6, 2018, 7:41 p.m.
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.
Wed., Dec. 5, 2018, 10:18 p.m.
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.
Tue., Dec. 4, 2018, 6:22 p.m.
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.
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.