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Gonzaga women find cycle of success

After their first Sweet 16 appearance in 2010, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team lost a tremendous trio – Vivian Frieson, Heather Bowman and Tiffany Shives – leaving some question marks …


Griner helps Baylor cap 40-0 season

DENVER – Brittney Griner and Baylor left no doubt they’re head and shoulders above any team in the country. In fact, they’re perfect.


Gonzaga women find cycle of success

After their first Sweet 16 appearance in 2010, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team lost a tremendous trio – Vivian Frieson, Heather Bowman and Tiffany Shives – leaving some question marks …


Tweeting not way to get into Griner’s head

DENVER – Baylor coach Kim Mulkey says she’s disgusted by taunting and insults directed at star player Brittney Griner on social media. The 6-foot-8 AP women’s basketball Player of the …


Irish return to title game

DENVER – Notre Dame is back in the national championship thanks to Skylar Diggins’ steady leadership and Brittany Mallory’s clutch shooting. Diggins scored 19 points, Mallory hit two big 3-pointers …


UConn, Notre Dame women hold no secrets

DENVER – The UConn-Notre Dame semifinal matchup at the women’s basketball Final Four offers no secrets or surprises. The Big East bullies are meeting for the fourth time this season …


Altitude shouldn’t bother Final Four women

DENVER – The rust-colored sign in the arena’s loading dock serves as both a welcome and a warning for players when they step off the team bus. The greeting part …


Bears on target

DES MOINES, Iowa – Baylor has two wins to go for 40-0. Tennessee’s future is far less certain. Brittney Griner had 23 points, 15 rebounds and nine blocked shots before …


Another Final Four for Ogwumike

FRESNO, Calif. – Nnemkadi Ogwumike will end her sensational senior season right where she has the rest: at the Final Four. Ogwumike made it happen on both ends of the …


Seniors did Gonzaga proud

KINGSTON, R.I. – Kayla Standish knew it was over. They all did. And so with 44 seconds remaining in Gonzaga’s loss to Kentucky on Sunday night in the Sweet 16 …


Bulldogs’ run reaches end of line

KINGSTON, R.I. – During a time out in the final two minutes, you could see it on the faces of the Gonzaga Bulldogs. There were no more scoring runs. There …


Photo: A bittersweet ending

Consolation prize: Gonzaga University seniors Katelan Redmon, left, and Kayla Standish embrace their mothers, Michele Redmon and Joni Leman, after the Bulldogs were eliminated Sunday from the NCAA basketball tournament’s …


GU gears up for Kentucky’s ’40 minutes of dread’

KINGSTON, R.I. – March Madness brings out the best of the best, even when it comes to clever phrasemaking. Bill Raftery’s “Onions!” is one example. Most of what comes out …


UW women make their mark in NIT

SEATTLE – The February 2010 Sports Illustrated article still burns in Regina Rogers’ memory. “Brand of Brothers” depicted Seattle as a hotbed for NBA talent, which is true. Rogers, a …


Blanchette: Gonzaga women earned their spot

Ever so slightly overlooked in Gonzaga crashing yet another Sweet 16 in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament this week was the morsel of the Bulldogs holding the nation’s sixth-highest scoring …


Redemption song

Katelan Redmon didn’t want how she played Saturday, especially on offense, to be the last thing her hometown fans remembered of her at Gonzaga University. Redmon got into early foul …


Zags gear up for high-scoring Miami

Sylvia Bullock and Shenise Johnson probably agree on a lot of things, but they sang different tunes when asked about their cross-country trip to Spokane for the first two rounds …


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Lady Zags more than tough enough

The strokes of the familiar mixed with the hues of the unfamiliar painted a canvas that promised to be anything but bland. From the moment the No. 6 Rutgers and …


Top women’s seeds hit the road

Another year, another NCAA tournament road game for St. John’s. It’s almost become a running joke with the Red Storm’s women’s basketball staff.


Gonzaga vs. West Virginia Thursday, 4:20 p.m. on TNT

Gonzaga (25-6) Seed, region: No. 7, East


Gonzaga draws 7 seed, faces West Virginia in Pittsburgh

Gonzaga drew a seventh seed in the NCAA tournament and will face 10th-seeded West Virginia on Thursday in Morganto…, err, Pittsburgh. “We’re wearing white jerseys but the home-court advantage will …


Pittsburgh pod: Gonzaga, West Virginia, Ohio State, Loyola

Seventh-seeded Gonzaga will take on No. 10 West Virginia on Thursday in Pittsburgh in the East Region. The other side of the bracket has No. 2 Ohio State facing No. …


Predictions abound for Gonzaga’s seeding, site

The Gonzaga men’s basketball team will find out this afternoon its seeding, its opponent and its destination in the NCAA tournament. There’s no shortage of opinions on line about the …


Cardinal women breeze to Pac-12 tourney title

Nnemkadi Ogwumike scored 29 points, Chiney Ogwumike added 17 and No. 2 Stanford rolled to the Pac-12 tournament title in Los Angeles with a 77-62 victory over California on Saturday, …


WSU women run out of gas at Pac-12 tourney

LOS ANGELES – With 16 minutes remaining in one of the semifinals in the Pacific-12 Conference women’s basketball tournament, the improbable seemed possible. Washington State – which lost 13 of …


Postseason run ends for WSU women

With 16 minutes remaining in one of the semifinals in the Pacific-12 Conference women’s basketball tournament, the improbable seemed possible. Washington State – which lost 13 of its final 15 …


Vandals women open WAC tourney with win

LAS VEGAS – Alyssa Charlston finished with 16 points and 15 rebounds Wednesday night as fourth-seeded Idaho (12-19) defeated fifth-seeded San Jose State 67-63 at the Western Athletic Conference women’s …


WSU men’s golfers place second in Fresno

Washington State’s men’s golf team finished second at the Fresno State Lexus Classic, which concluded Tuesday in Fresno, Calif. The Cougars finished with a three-round total of 13-over 1093, six …


Thunder rally to victory over Mavericks

NBA: Russell Westbrook scored 24 points, Kevin Durant added 22 and the Oklahoma City Thunder scored the final eight points to escape with a 95-91 victory over the Dallas Mavericks …