Sat., March 23, 2019, 5 a.m.
Most freshmen college basketball players just want to get into the game. Sophomores want to score. Juniors want to start. And seniors simply want to win. Especially the seniors on the Gonzaga women’s basketball team.
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As the NCAA women’s bracket was revealed on Monday afternoon, Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier was all business.
Laura Stockton still has wheels. However, on Friday they were attached to the legs of a courtside chair.
Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier and her players said all the right things – and then some – Friday about their first-round dance partner, Little Rock.
Coach Joe Foley’s program is back in the postseason for the sixth time in 10 years and ready to do make some noise this weekend.
Melody Kempton is still bringing energy off the Gonzaga bench. Now she gets to bring it more often.
This is Jessie Loera’s team now, though she deflected that notion with the same grace she shows on the court.
What began with the makings of a sophomore jinx has turned into a confidence-boosting season for Gonzaga’s 6-foot-3 twin towers, Jenn and LeeAnne Wirth.
These Zags let it be known they have every intention of not only catching each other, but carrying each other right past any obstacles that might face them .
Whatever you want to call them, the Trojans know how to win. Officially known as the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the school also goes by Little Rock or just UALR. It is a public university with an enrollment of about 12,000 and was established in 1927. However, the women’s basketball program has made quite a mark in the Sun Belt Conference.
Sometimes March Madness really is a walk in the park. That’s where Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier found herself at noon Monday, when her phone buzzed with talk of a leaked NCAA Tournament bracket.
Spoiler alert: the Gonzaga women will play Arkansas Little Rock in a first-round NCAA Tournament game on Saturday in Corvallis, Oregon.
Good thing this is a business trip. The most talked-about NCAA Tournament destinations for the Gonzaga women aren’t exactly Spring Break hot spots.