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Cardinal will play for title after edging Sooners

SAN ANTONIO – Stanford’s Nnemkadi Ogwumike was having one of the greatest performances ever at a women’s Final Four, yet her team was ahead by only three points with 16 …


UConn one win away from two straight unbeaten seasons

SAN ANTONIO – As soon as Connecticut was challenged, Maya Moore and the Huskies showed exactly why they’ve won 77 games in a row. One more and they’ll be the …


FSU is UConn’s 76th straight victim

The Connecticut Huskies swear they’re not perfect. Their last 76 opponents might disagree. Maya Moore scored 22 points to lead the Huskies past Florida State 90-50 on Tuesday night at …


Bulldogs leashed

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Gonzaga Bulldogs may have survived Xavier’s 1-2 punch of 6-foot-6 Ta’Shia Phillips and 6-5 Amber Harris, but not the knockout punch of a freshman. Katie Rutan …


Bulldogs’ magical season reaches end

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – The Gonzaga Bulldogs may have survived Xavier’s 1-2 punch of 6-foot-6 Ta’Shia Phillips and 6-5Amber Harris, but not the knockout punch of a freshman. Katie Rutan scored …


GU staff on baby watch as Zags head to Sweet 16

SACRAMENTO, Calif. – For Lisa Mispley Fortier, the Sweet 16 is a little sweeter. How sweet remains to be seen.


Graves ‘soaks it all in’ after Zags’ win over Texas A&M

The answer is 90. The question is how many text messages would Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves get after his Bulldogs upended Texas A&M Monday night to advance to …


Lady Volunteers cruise into round of 16

Alicia Manning scored a career-high 17 points and had 10 rebounds to help No. 1-seeded Tennessee beat eighth-seeded Dayton 92-64 in the second round of the NCAA women’s tournament on …


UConn cruises

Tina Charles scored 22 points and Maya Moore added 21 to help the Connecticut Huskies (34-0) beat the Southern University Jaguars (23-9) 95-39 in the Dayton Regional of the first …


Gonzaga women land second shot at Texas A&M

SEATTLE – Texas A&M women’s basketball coach Gary Blair knows he has an excellent team, which is a good thing – otherwise there would be no reason to play the …


Local products helped steer Vikings to Big Sky crown

There was no magic when Portland State coach Charity Elliott recruited the Greater Spokane League a few years ago. She just sold a dream. “They were looking to improve their …


Portland St. wins, earns first NCAA bid

All the frustrations of an underachieving women’s basketball season were erased Saturday afternoon when Portland State achieved its first berth in the NCAA tournament. Led by the determination of point …


Eastern faces red-hot Cats

As time wound down on sixth-seeded Montana State’s 89-66 rout of No. 3 Sacramento State in the first round of the Big Sky Conference women’s basketball tournament at Reese Court …


Big Sky field even as it gets

If it’s the unknown that draws fans to sporting events, the Big Sky Conference women’s basketball tournament is made to order. The difference between the six teams gathering in Cheney …


Idaho moves to semifinals

RENO, Nev. – Shaena Kuehu scored a career-high 22 points and Yinka Olorunnife added 23 points and 10 rebounds as fourth-seeded Idaho defeated fifth-seeded New Mexico State 75-63 in the …


Women’s basketball: Schuller’s home team will grow by 1

Wendy Schuller believed from the first day of practice this could be a special season for the Eastern Washington basketball team. She also knew it could be a long season.


Perfect ending for GU women

LAS VEGAS – The Gonzaga women’s basketball team left no doubt. No doubt who was the best team in the West Coast Conference regular season, rolling to a 14-0 mark …


Gonzaga women playing for WCC title again

LAS VEGAS – One statistic in the box score said it all: Gonzaga points off turnovers 27, Santa Clara 2. OK, make it two: GU’s edge in second-chance points, 18-4. …


GU women outright champs

Vivian Frieson scored 22 points and had seven rebounds as No. 19 Gonzaga cruised to an 83-52 win over Santa Clara (3-25, 1-12) and clinched the outright West Coast Conference …


It’s all about team

Angie Bjorklund was named the Southeastern Conference Player of the Week, which never came up in a conversation last week. But that’s hardly surprising. Until last week the Tennessee junior …


Bulldogs count on stalwart defense

When all else fails – and for the Gonzaga women’s basketball team, pretty much everything did – play defense. And the 21st-ranked Bulldogs did that quiet well, thank you.


Scott enjoys revival

Nicole Scott was looking for a good college experience after she finished high school in Carson City, Nev., so she signed at Eastern Washington. She assumed basketball would take care …


Zags overcome Tomlinson, fouls

Louella Tomlinson of Saint Mary’s broke both the Division I career and single-season record for blocked shots, but Courtney Vandersloot had 18 points, 11 assists and three blocks of her …


Cougars’ Cook collects award

At 5-foot-8, April Cook isn’t generally the most noticeable player on the court. That wasn’t the case Saturday in Tempe, Ariz., however, where Washington State’s sophomore point guard turned in …


Zags trip Pilots

Heather Bowman scored 19 points and No. 24 Gonzaga turned a six-point halftime deficit into a 70-58 victory over Portland Saturday in Portland. Courtney Vandersloot added 14 points and eight …


Arizona tops WSU

Davelynn Whyte scored 20 points and added a career-high six assists to lead Arizona to a 73-66 win over Washington State in Pacific-10 Conference play Thursday night at Tucson, Ariz. …


Women’s basketball: Pilkinton proves she’s one tough Pirate

There’s pain and then there’s pain. Cassie Pilkinton’s knee hurt enough that she had an MRI in October. It was discovered she had a fractured knee cap.


Sports in brief: Kramer fills WSU noncoaching role

College football: Former Eastern Washington head coach Mike Kramer (pictured) has been hired as football operations assistant at Washington State. In the position, which reports to operations coordinator Shawn Deeds, …


Bowman sets record

Heather Bowman sets Gonzaga’s all-time career scoring record in victory over USF.


Gonzaga women roll on

Courtney Vandersloot had another big all-around game and Heather Bowman inched closer to the school scoring record as the Gonzaga women’s basketball team destroyed Santa Clara 81-43 before 2,419 fans …