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Gonzaga forward Zykera Rice (00) lines up a shot during a West Coast Conference Basketball Championships women's semifinal game, Mon., March. 5, 2018, at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 11:25 p.m.

Analysis: Gonzaga women produce plenty of highlight moments in WCC Tournament semifinal victory over San Francisco

The Zags had plenty of celebrations to review after their 65-53 win over fifth-seeded San Francisco in the West Coast Conference semifinal on Monday – Emma Stach’s game-high four 3-pointers, Barta’s 3 that finally dropped in the fourth quarter, Jill Townsend’s three-point play near the end of the game and Chandler Smith’s steal and breakaway layup that tied the score at 20 are just a few.

Gonzaga guard Jessie Loera tries to break up a pass between San Francisco guard Shannon Powell and forward Moa Lundqvist, Monday, March 5, 2018, at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018, 5:24 p.m.

Gonzaga women pull past San Francisco 65-53 to clinch WCC title game berth

The Gonzaga women sweated out a few scary moments against San Francisco, but Jill Barta led a second-half charge and finished with 19 points and eight rebounds to help the top-seeded Bulldogs pull past the fifth-seeded Dons 65-53 at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

Gonzaga’s Zykera Rice shoots against San Francisco in Jan. 13, 2018 game. (Gonzaga Athletics photo)

UPDATED: Sun., March 4, 2018, 11:10 p.m.

Gonzaga women will need full-game effort against Dons

LAS VEGAS – First lesson of the West Coast Conference tournament – never underestimate the underdog. There are plenty of them at Orleans Arena this week, and most of them are looking to put a stop to the top-seeded Gonzaga ...

The Zags gather after beating San Francisco 77-46 during a WCC Tournament semifinal basketball game, Mon., March 6, 2017, at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga’s women games to air on 1510-KGA-AM during WCC Tournament

All Gonzaga women’s basketball games during the upcoming West Coast Conference Tournament in Las Vegas will be available over the air on 1510 KGA AM, as part of the IMG Radio Network. The games will not be available on 94.1 FM, as they have been this season.

Gonzaga players hold the WCC championship trophy aloft after defeating BYU, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018, in the McCarthey Athletic Center. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women battle BYU (Feb. 24)

The Zags take on the Cougars for the final home game iof the season n the McCArthey Athletic Center, Saturday, Feb. 24, 2018.

Season status

Record: -

Previous game:
Gonzaga 86, Saint Mary's 75

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