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Laura Stockton (11) and her Gonzaga teammates are No. 18 in the latest AP Top 25. (Libby Kamrowski / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women slip to No. 18 in AP Top 25

After splitting two games on the road last week, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team slipped to No. 18 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll. The Bulldogs (17-2), ranked a program-best No. 13 last week, lost a 70-68 heartbreaker ...

Gonzaga forward LeeAnne Wirth drives to the basket against BYU on Thursday  in Provo, Utah. (BYU / Courtesy)

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 18, 2019, 5:58 p.m.

Gonzaga women hoping to rebound from hard-fought loss to BYU

On the bright side, the Gonzaga women still own the best start in program history. However, it was BYU doing the celebrating Thursday night in Provo, Utah, after knocking off the 13th-ranked Zags 70-68. BYU coach Jeff Judkins called it ...

Gonzaga’s Laura Stockton shoots over BYU defenders during the Cougars’ 70-68 victory on Thursday  in Provo, Utah. (BYU Athletics / Courtesy)

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019, 10:01 p.m.

BYU ends No. 13 Gonzaga women’s 12-game win streak

Shaylee Gonzales scored 17 points and Paisley Johnson made two free throws with 1:02 left for what proved to be the winning points in BYU’s 70-68 win over No. 13 Gonzaga on Thursday night, ending the Bulldogs’ 12-game win streak.

The Gonzaga bench erupts after guard Jill Townsend (32) hits a 3-point shot against Portland, Saturday, Jan. 12, 2019, in the McCarthey Athletic Center. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women move to No. 13 in latest AP women’s rankings

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team rose another spot in school history on Monday, climbing one spot to 13th in the latest AP Top 25, a week after achieving a school-best ranking in the weekly poll. Gonzaga (16-1), which beat Portland ...

Gonzaga University forward Zykera Rice dances her way off the court following FanFest on Oct. 13. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 10:45 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Zykera Rice reaches for the sky on, off court

Last week, Zykera Rice set the record straight about her blue do. It’s only hair, folks, a fashion statement and nothing more. “And it’s my favorite color, so I just tried something new and I liked it,” the Gonzaga senior ...

Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier has her 15-1 Bulldogs ranked 14th _ the highest the GU women have been ranked in their history. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women ranked school-best 14th in AP Top-25 poll

For the Gonzaga women’s basketball players, Monday morning was spent in sweaty, ignorant bliss. After two hours of hard practice at the Kennel, the Zags were ready for lunch. They were also served up with the news that they moved up to 14th in this week’s Associated Press Top-25 poll. That’s the highest spot in program history. Then again, no other GU team has been 15-1.

Gonzaga guard Laura Stockton, left, congratulates teammate Zykera Rice during the Nov. 28  game against Colorado State. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 7:20 p.m.

No. 17 Gonzaga women prepare for another shot at Saint Mary’s

The start of the New Year also offers the Gonzaga women a chance to finish off some old business against Saint Mary’s. It’s been almost a year since the Zags lost to a West Coast Conference opponent, namely those same ...

Zykera Rice, center, pictured here in an early December matchup against Washington State, came up big on Monday, scoring 23 points in a victory over Pepperdine. (Libby Kamrowski / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 8:07 p.m.

Zykera Rice scores 23, No. 17 Gonzaga women top Pepperdine 79-54

MALIBU, Calif. – Zykera Rice matched her career high of 23 points on 11-of-12 shooting and No. 17 Gonzaga rolled to its ninth straight win, defeating Pepperdine 79-54 on Monday. Rice had six rebounds and a career-high six assists for ...




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