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Gonzaga and Courtney Vandersloot: Perfect match

One word that mesmerized fans and vanquished foes wouldn’t expect to be associated with Gonzaga’s record-breaking point guard is “shy.”


Eastern Washington women lose to Portland State in Big Sky semifinals

PORTLAND – It took the Portland State Vikings 20 minutes to find their shot on Friday night in the semifinals of the Big Sky conference women’s basketball tournament against the …


Stanford will meet UCLA for Pac-10 tournament title

LOS ANGELES – Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 32 points, her younger sister Chiney Ogwumike added 21 and No. 2 Stanford routed fourth-seeded Arizona 100-71 in the Pac-10 tournament women’s basketball semifinals …


Nevada knocks ailing Vandals out of WAC tournament

LAS VEGAS – Short-handed and running on fumes, the University of Idaho women’s basketball team gave Nevada all it could handle deep into the second half. That’s when the tiring …


Short-handed UI loses in WAC women’s tourney

Fifth-seeded Idaho (15-15), playing without senior Derisa Taleni, who was back in the hospital with a kidney infection one day after passing a kidney stone, fell to Nevada 75-61 in …


Bjorklund reflects on successful career at Tennessee

On a nice day in Knoxville, members of the Tennessee basketball team have a pretty good idea where to find teammate Angie Bjorklund, the Lady Vols’ first player from Washington. …


Angie Bjorklund makes her mark at Tennessee

Angie Bjorklund’s storied career at Tennesse is rapidly coming to a close as the Lady Vols prepare for the NCAA tournament.


Olorunnife became rebounding wizard for Idaho Vandals

Given an opportunity, Yinka Olorunnife seized it. ‘Seize’ is the operative word.


Idaho’s Olurunnife fits in nicely

Given an opportunity, Yinka Olurunnife seized it. Seize is the operative word. The 6-foot senior heads into the Western Athletic Conference women’s basketball tournament as the newly crowned all-time leading …


Women with area ties earn all-conference recognition

Brianne Ryan of Eastern Washington and former Lake City standout Katie Baker highlight a long list of area players to receive women’s basketball honors Monday. Ryan, a junior, and Baker, …


Vandersloot wins Naismith Award

Courtney Vandersloot, Gonzaga’s record-breaking senior point guard, was named the 2011 Frances Pomeroy Naismith Award winner.


GU women pound Portland; title game next

It had all the elements of a typical Gonzaga women’s basketball rout of an overmatched opponent, and a couple others that were particularly satisfying for head coach Kelly Graves.


Randall sparks Sasquatch victory over Whatcom in tourney

It was a banner day for Brooke Randall and the Community Colleges of Spokane Sasquatch on Saturday at the Northwest Athletic Association of Community Colleges tournament in Kennewick. Randall ripped …


USC rallies past Washington State women in Pac-10

Briana Gilbreath scored 19 points and Cassie Harberts added 17 to lead USC to a 74-67 victory against Washington State on Thursday night at Los Angeles. Jacki Gemelos had 11 …


Gonzaga women’s coach Kelly Graves plans for every scenario

LAS VEGAS – Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves has the best team in the West Coast Conference, but that doesn’t stop the nerves from visiting before every game. It’s …


Lewis and Clark High product Seidensticker give Montana State big boost

Although time is quickly running out for Lyndi Seidensticker, the Montana State senior out of Lewis and Clark High thinks the best is yet to come. “In any sport there …


Washington women win 32nd straight game over WSU

PULLMAN – Washington State’s Jazmine Perkins was adamant that the streak doesn’t matter, and Washington players agreed. But it’s hard to ignore the Huskies’ dominance over their in-state rival – …


Lewis and Clark grad Seidensticker leads Montana State’s women past EWU

Lyndi Seidensticker (Lewis and Clark High) scored a game-high 19 points Thursday as Montana State (16-11, 10-3) rolled past Eastern Washington 70-56 in Big Sky Conference women’s basketball play at …


Gonzaga, Washington State continue plans for NCAA tournament

Branding Spokane as the equivalent of Basketball Town USA for the two weekends of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament next month takes a little nerve. Gonzaga, ranked No. 23 in …


Gonzaga, Washington State prepare for NCAA women

Branding Spokane as the equivalent of Basketball Town USA for the two weekends of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament next month takes a little nerve.


Gonzaga women clinch at least share of seventh straight WCC title

Courtney Vandersloot had 24 points and 11 assists, and No. 25 Gonzaga clinched at least a share of its seventh straight West Coast Conference title with a 93-65 win over …


Ferris graduate Galloway returns with NAU for final time

Jenna Galloway is coasting now, taking just enough credits to be eligible to finish up her senior season of basketball for Northern Arizona. That gives the communications major from Ferris, …


Galloway pays final visit to area

Jenna Galloway is coasting now, taking just enough credits to be eligible to finish up her senior season of basketball for Northern Arizona.


Area roundup: WSU women’s offense flies high in win

Katie Madison scored a season-high 17 points and Washington State recorded its highest point total in 12 seasons, beating Oregon 96-90 Saturday in Pullman. Rosetta Adzasu and Sage Romberg each …


WSU women post huge comeback to down Oregon State

Freshmen Sage Romberg and Ireti Amojo led Washington State (6-16, 4-6) with 17 points apiece and after trailing by as many as 13 points in the second half, the Cougars …


Gonzaga Prep grad Cronin prepares to cap stellar career at Portland

Tara Cronin never really saw herself as a Division I basketball player, even when she was a senior at Gonzaga Prep and earning first-team All-Greater Spokane League honors among the …


Cronin exceeds expectations

Tara Cronin never really saw herself as a Division I basketball player, even when she was a senior at Gonzaga Prep and earning first-team All-Greater Spokane League honors among the …


UW women hold off Cougars

SEATTLE – Kristi Kingma scored 29 points, including a 3-pointer with 3:16 to play that stopped a Washington State scoring surge, and Washington held off the Cougars 64-52 Sunday. It …


Taurasi continues to deny doping allegation

Former UConn women’s basketball star Diana Taurasi is adamant: No matter what the test results showed, she never used performance-enhancing drugs. “There’s no way I’ve ever taken anything,” she told …


Area roundup: Redmon scores 20 as Zags reach 7-0 in WCC

Katelan Redmon scored 10 of her game-high 20 points in the first half and added six rebounds as Gonzaga (19-4) finished the first half of West Coast Conference play 7-0 …