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Gonzaga guard Emma Stach (14) steals the ball from Stanford guard Brittany McPhee (12) during the first period of a first-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament in Palo Alto, Calif. Saturday, March. 17, 2018. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Thu., June 7, 2018, 4:21 p.m.

Former Gonzaga guard Emma Stach signs professional contract in Germany

Emma Stach is back where she began, but richer for the experience of four years at Gonzaga. A fixture for the Zags, the high-energy guard is home in Germany, where she recently signed a professional contract in the top-flight women’s league.

Stanford forward Alanna Smith tries to knock the ball away form Gonzaga forward Jill Barta during a first-round game in the NCAA Tournament in Palo Alto, California, on March 17. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Thu., May 10, 2018, 4:15 p.m.

Former Gonzaga standout Jill Barta released by Minnesota Lynx

Four weeks after going in the third round of the WNBA draft, former Gonzaga star Jill Barta was released Thursday by the Minnesota Lynx. Barta, who led GU in scoring the last three seasons, was trying to catch on with ...

Anamaria Virjoghe, left, stands with Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier. (@FortZagWBB / Twitter)

UPDATED: Fri., April 20, 2018, 5:25 p.m.

Gonzaga women sign 6-foot-5 post player from Romania

The Gonzaga coaches must have liked what they saw last November from Anamaria Virjoghe of Northwest Christian College. In an exhibition game at the Kennel, the 6-foot-5 Romanian had seven points, two rebounds and two steals in just 18 minutes of action. Now she’s a Zag.

Oregon head coach Kelly Graves watches the action on the court during the Ducks’ regional semifinal game on Saturday at the Spokane Arena. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Sun., March 25, 2018, 8:59 p.m.

Kelly Graves enjoyed smooth recruiting transition from Gonzaga to Oregon

The base of the coaching ladder is littered with names of those who weren’t able to make that next step – lower-level head coaches who couldn’t find the same success at a bigger school or assistants who struggled in their first head coaching job. And then there is Kelly Graves, a shining example of movin’ on up.

Gonzaga guard Emma Stach  steals the ball from Stanford guard Brittany McPhee during a first-round NCAA Tournament game Saturday in Stanford, Calif. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Journey ends for Emma Stach, Gonzaga women

STANFORD, Calif. – It really is all about the journey. Soon, Emma Stach will begin a new one, but Saturday was about the one that just ended. Wearing her Gonzaga uniform for the last time, Stach was full of mixed ...

Gonzaga guard Emma Stach (14) heads to the basket as Stanford forward Alanna Smith (11) defends during a first-round game in the NCAA women's college basketball tournament in Palo Alto, Calif. Saturday, March. 17, 2018. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 11:40 p.m.

Gonzaga women struggle to find answer for Stanford’s Alanna Smith

STANFORD, Calif. – Going into Saturday’s game, the challenge was obvious: How do you slow down a physical, high-scoring junior forward who also can shoot from outside? Actually, Stanford never really shut down Gonzaga star Jill Barta in their first-round ...

Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier directs a play during Saturday’s first-round game at the NCAA  Tournament in Stanford, California. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Sat., March 17, 2018, 11:40 p.m.

Gonzaga women drew unlucky No. 13 for opener

STANFORD, Calif. – The difference between a No. 12 seed and a 13 is bigger than it looks. For Gonzaga and Missouri, it’s as big as the Florida Gulf. Several bracketologists had the Zags and Tigers meeting in the first ...

Stanford head coach Tara VanDerveer talks with the media on Friday  at Stanford University in Stanford, California. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Fri., March 16, 2018, 11:27 p.m.

Gonzaga respects, looks to emulate long-term success of Stanford

STANFORD, Calif. – Expectations are a bit different at Stanford University. A walk to Maples Pavilion takes a visitor past the Taube Tennis Center – which holds 2,455 fans and 35 NCAA team trophies – and the Avery Aquatic Center, ...




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Gonzaga 86, Saint Mary's 75


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