Oregon's run in the top 10 of The Associated Press women’s college basketball poll is over after 64 consecutive appearances.
They miss their fans, but the Gonzaga women are finding their comfort zone in the new-look McCarthey Athletic Center.
Jenn Wirth scored 11 points and grabbed 14 rebounds for her fifth-straight double-double and No. 23 Gonzaga shut down Saint Mary's 69-37 on Saturday.
A worldwide pandemic wiped away plenty of sports in eastern Washington.
Just like against Loyola Marymount on Monday, Gonzaga got out to a significant lead early — but this time, they maintained control the whole game.
While GU was going back and forth in its WCC opener with Loyola Marymount Monday night, the Waves were locked in a battle of their own with Portland, leading by as much as 10 in the second quarter.
Hardly anything about this season for Gonzaga is simple anymore, but there’s something to be said for the appealing simplicity of — using senior guard Jill Townsend’s words — “taking care of business.”
The target on their backs is bigger than ever this year, with more teams taking aim.
Hopefully all those rebounds won’t stay in Vegas.
The Gonzaga women’s basketball team moved up two spots, to 23rd, in this week’s Associated Press poll after winning its third straight game.
Gonzaga struggled to find its rhythm, but gradually pulled away from Eastern Michigan 77-68 in the first game of the Holiday Hoops Classic on Sunday in Las Vegas.
It’s back to Las Vegas for the Gonzaga women.