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Gonzaga guard Laura Stockton fires a shot over San Diego’s Aubrey Ward-El on March 6 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women discovered 3-point touch late in season

STANFORD, Calif. – As the Gonzaga women aim for a deep run in the NCAA Tournament, what better time than now to find their aim from deep? In their last 10 games, the Zags are shooting almost 35 percent from ...

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team reacts Monday to finding out that they are a 13 seed that will play 4th seed Stanford in the NCAA tournament. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women looking forward to rematch with Stanford

If the Gonzaga women were disappointed on Selection Monday, they didn’t show it. The smiles were so wide and the cheers so loud, you’d swear the Zags had just been handed a bye into next week’s Spokane Regional.

Coach Tara VanDerveer and Stanford won it all in 1990 and 1992. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Past success may help Gonzaga women in NCAA opener at Stanford

The Gonzaga women aren’t your typical underdog, and Stanford knows it. Only 16 months ago, GU won a nonconference game over the Cardinal at Maples Pavilion, the site of Saturday’s first-round NCAA women’s tournament game. How many 13 seeds can ...

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team reacts Monday to finding out that they are a 13 seed that will play 4th seed Stanford in the NCAA tournament. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

NCAA selection for Gonzaga women

The NCAA selection committee awarded the Gonzaga Bulldogs a No. 13 seed in the women's 2018 NCAA Tournament on Monday. The Zags will play No. 4-seeded Stanford in the Lexington Regional.

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team reacts Monday to finding out that they are a 13 seed that will play 4th seed Stanford in the NCAA tournament. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

NCAA selection for Gonzaga women

The NCAA selection committee awarded the Gonzaga Bulldogs a No. 13 seed in the women's 2018 NCAA Tournament on Monday. The Zags will play No. 4-seeded Stanford in the Lexington Regional.

Gonzaga’s Emma Stach reacts after sinking a 3-point shot during the second half of the West Coast Conference tournament championship NCAA women’s college basketball game against San Diego Tuesday, March 6, 2018, in Las Vegas. Gonzaga defeated San Diego 79-71. (Isaac Brekken / Associated Press)

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 9:50 p.m.

Single-digit seed a singular goal for Gonzaga women

With the dawn of Selection Monday, the possibilities are almost endless for the Gonzaga women and their fans. So are their NCAA dreams, which include a single-digit seed, a second-round reunion in Eugene with former GU coach Kelly Graves, and the topper: a sweet return trip to Spokane for the regionals. Hopefully all of the above.

Courtney Vandersloot led Gonzaga to 31 wins and the NCAA Elite Eight in her senior season. (Elaine Thompson / AP)

UPDATED: Sun., March 11, 2018, 7:04 p.m.

It’s time to celebrate Gonzaga women’s march to prominence

Lisa Fortier’s first glimpse of the Gonzaga women’s basketball program came almost two decades ago, from the stands. “They were terrible,” said Fortier, who better than anyone can appreciate what the program has accomplished in the last 15 years. And what better time for an appreciation than now, as the Zags celebrate the program’s 10th NCAA Tournament appearance?




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Gonzaga 86, Saint Mary's 75


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