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Coach Geno Auriemma and his Connecticut Huskies are ranked No. 1 in The Associated Press women’s basketball preseason poll for the 12th time in the school’s history. Lisa Fortier’s Gonzaga Bulldogs received nine votes and were tied with North Carolina at 31st. (File / AP/SR)

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 5:28 p.m.

UConn women a unanimous No. 1 in AP preseason hoops poll; Gonzaga 31st

The Connnecticut Huskies were a unanimous choice in the top spot of The Associated Press women’s basketball preseason poll on Thursday. It’s the 12th time in school history that UConn has been No. 1 in the preseason poll, matching Tennessee for the most all-time.

In this Dec. 22, 2016 file photo, Gonzaga guard Laura Stockton (11) goes up for a basket during the first half of an NCAA women’s basketball game at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane. (James Snook / For The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 19, 2017, 9:35 p.m.

Gonzaga women to make at least eight television appearances this year

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team will play on television at least eight times this season, the school announced Thursday. Local network SWX will broadcast six home games, available locally. The schedule begins with the local battle against Eastern Washington at ...

Gonzaga forward Jill Barta set the school record with 22 rebounds in a loss to Belmont on Thursday, Nov. 23, 2017, in Las Vegas. (Colin Mulvany / SR)

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 18, 2017, 3:58 p.m.

Gonzaga women heavy favorites to repeat as WCC champions

The season is three weeks away, but Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier likes what she sees on the basketball court. “I love this group of players,” Fortier said this week. “It feels good when you go to practice – ...

Laura Stockton (11) goes up for a shot against  Jill Barta during the Numerica Fan Fest, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at the McCarthey Athletic Center. (James Snook / For The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 14, 2017, 11:34 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s basketball showcases mix of veterans, newcomers at FanFest

In the first quarter inside the revamped McCarthey Athletic Center, Jill Barta reminded the hundreds of fans how powerful she is in the post and beyond the arc. Barta finished with 20 points, including a perfect 7 of 7 at the line, to lead her Zags on the white team to a 37-27 win at the Gonzaga women’s FanFest.

Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Katie Campbell (24) is introduced before the Numerica Fan Fest, Saturday, Oct. 14, 2017, at the McCarthey Athletic Center. (James Snook / Special to The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women’s Fan Fest 2017

The Gonzaga women were off and running Saturday afternoon.The Bulldogs held their annual Blue vs. White scrimmage at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Head coach Lisa Fortier and her defending WCC Tournament-champion Gonzaga Bulldogs will meet their fans on Saturday. (John Locher / AP)

Gonzaga women’s basketball sets fan fest for Saturday

Gonzaga women’s basketball hosts the annual Numerica Fan Fest in the Kennel on Saturday. The doors will open at 3 p.m. with season tickets available for pickup on the 63 Court in the Martin Centre from 3-5. The 2017-18 introduction ...

Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier, far right, and the bench celebrate a during a game last season. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women’s basketball gets ready for another big year

The Gonzaga women can’t wait to get this thing going. As the clock hit 2 Wednesday afternoon and the men were still on the McCarthey Athletic Center court, Lisa Fortier’s players pushed forward. Eagerly. The men got the message, hit ...

UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 8, 2017, 9:46 p.m.

Gonzaga women part of Las Vegas field in Play4Kay Shootout

Gonzaga’s women’s team will be one of six teams that participated in last season’s NCAA Women’s Tournament will be among the eight-team field for the second-annual Play4Kay Shootout on Nov. 23-25, 2017 at the Mandalay Bay Events Center in Las Vegas.

Head coach Lisa Fortier and her defending WCC Tournament-champion Gonzaga Bulldogs will meet their fans on Saturday. (John Locher / AP)

UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 5, 2017, 8:03 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s schedule includes high-profile tournament in Las Vegas

Thanksgiving in Las Vegas and a trio of nonconference games against regional rivals are the highlights of this season’s Gonzaga women’s basketball schedule. “We are going to test ourselves both on the road and here in Spokane, and I believe ...

Point guard Laura Stockton (11) is back for her junior season at Gonzaga. (Elaine Thompson / Associated Press)

UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 8, 2017, 5:02 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s basketball opens WCC play Dec. 28 on the road

Gonzaga will open defense of its West Coast Conference women’s basketball title at Pacific on Dec. 28 and finish at home against BYU on Feb. 24, the league announced on Tuesday. For the second straight season, the WCC will go ...

Katie Campbell, left, will provide Gonzaga with depth on the wing next season. (Ventura College)

UPDATED: Thu., May 18, 2017, 4:01 p.m.

Gonzaga women sign JC transfer shooting guard Katie Campbell

Moving swiftly to fill a sudden vacancy, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier has signed a junior college shooting guard out of California. Katie Campbell, who scored 18.4 points a game for Ventura College in Oxnard, California, last year, will ...




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