Starting fast and finishing the same way, the Gonzaga women beat Santa Clara 71-52 in a West Coast Conference game Thursday night in Santa Cruz, Calif.
The silver linings are few and far between in the era of COVID-19, but the Gonzaga women found a lode last month.
If the Santa Clara women going to move up the West Coast Conference standings, they’re going to have to jump a little higher – especially Thursday night against Gonzaga.
Jenn Wirth and the Gonzaga women are off to a dominating start in the West Coast Conference.
As first-place showdowns go, this one didn’t live up to expectations.
As surprises go in college sports, few were bigger than last year’s University of Portland women’s basketball team.
So far, so good for the Gonzaga women.
The Gonzaga women moved up two spots, to 21st, in Monday’s Associated Press Top 25 poll, while surprising Washington State received votes for the first time in more than two years.
Even after a career scoring night Monday, there was no false modesty from Jenn Wirth.
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.