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Jeff Judkins is one of those rare head coaches in college basketball who wanders out from the locker room to take in even the earliest portion of warmups instead of hiding out until the anthem. Which, in some gyms, could make him an easy target.
Katie Campbell scored 17 points and made five steals before suffering a leg injury as No. 12 Gonzaga defeated rival BYU 59-44 Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
In other words, it’s the same scenario as last year, when BYU came into the Kennel and blew it all up.
The Gonzaga women are shooting for one of the best seasons in program history partly because their aim has been so darn good this year.
As they sweat through another long practice, the male practice players at Gonzaga know one thing. This isn’t about them. It never is.
The Gonzaga women are halfway through the West Coast Conference season, and things couldn’t be going much better. The Zags moved up to 12th in this week’s Associated Press poll, became the first 20-win team in Division 1 last weekend and have a nation-leading 18-game winning streak.
When the snowstorms hit Spokane last week, Kayleigh and Kaylynne Truong still hadn’t found time to buy some winter boots.
The Gonzaga women are a focused bunch – how else do you win 18 games out of 19?
The Gonzaga women moved up three spots to 13th in this week’s Associated Press poll, just one notch below the program high of last year’s team.
Currently 16th in the Associated Press, the Zags will certainly move up after No. 12 Texas A&M, No. 13 Florida State and No. 15 Indiana lost on Thursday night.
Asked on Tuesday about all the upsets last weekend in women’s basketball, Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier was both hopeful and cautious.
Unlike several other teams in the Associated Press Top 25 poll, the Gonzaga women avoided the upset bug. However, despite the turmoil – 11 ranked teams lost at least one game last week – the Zags weren’t able to move up in this week’s poll and remain 16th. They also stayed seventh in the Rating Percentage Index, or RPI.
The big game all but won, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier was still looking at the little things.
The Gonzaga women won 29 games last year and lost only five, but three of those defeats came at the hands of West Coast Conference rival BYU.
For Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier, the best takeaway from Sunday’s narrow escape against Portland came in the film room.
For the Gonzaga women’s basketball program this past decade, the ride never stopped.
Jill Townsend led the 17th-ranked Gonzaga women out of a 20-point hole to a 62-57 win over Portland in their WCC opener.
For the second straight year, the Zags have a shot at hosting first- and second-round games in the NCAA Tournament.
Moments after their biggest win of the season Friday night, the Gonzaga women got a surprise pep talk from someone who already knows how to hit the heights. “We didn’t even know she was an astronaut,” Gonzaga guard Katie Campbell said after meeting Lt Col Anne McClain, a Spokane native who’s been on three space missions. Added Campbell: “She had a lot of wisdom for us.”
For the second year in a row, the Gonzaga women are flying high in nonconference play. After Saturday’s lopsided win over Texas Southern, the Zags are ranked No. 17 in this week’s Associated Press poll.