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Stories tagged: gonzaga women

UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019

Guard Cierra Walker will transfer from Vanderbilt to Gonzaga

Gonzaga’s outside shooting game is going to get more help, though perhaps not until the fall of 2020. Former Vanderbilt guard Cierra Walker, one of the top perimeter shooters in …

Gonzaga climbs to No. 15 in latest AP women’s basketball poll

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team jumped three spots to No. 15 in the latest AP poll released on Monday. The Bulldogs (19-2), coming off wins last week over San Francisco …

Gonzaga women slip to No. 18 in AP Top 25

After splitting two games on the road last week, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team slipped to No. 18 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll.

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 17, 2019

BYU ends No. 13 Gonzaga women’s 12-game win streak

Shaylee Gonzales scored 17 points and Paisley Johnson made two free throws with 1:02 left for what proved to be the winning points in BYU’s 70-68 win over No. 13 …

Gonzaga women move to No. 13 in latest AP women’s rankings

The Zags (16-1) climbed one spot to 13th in the latest AP Top 25, a week after achieving a school-best ranking in the weekly poll.

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019

No. 17 Gonzaga women prepare for another shot at Saint Mary’s

The start of the New Year also offers the Gonzaga women a chance to finish off some old business against Saint Mary’s.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018

Zykera Rice scores 23, No. 17 Gonzaga women top Pepperdine 79-54

Zykera Rice matched her career high of 23 points on 11-of-12 shooting and No. 17 Gonzaga rolled to its ninth straight win, defeating Pepperdine 79-54 on Monday.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018

Gonzaga, 12-1, climbs three spots to No. 17 in AP women’s poll

The Gonzaga women climbed three spots to No. 17 in the latest AP rankings released on Monday. The Zags play at Pepperdine at noon on Monday.

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018

Gonzaga women move to No. 20 in latest AP basketball poll

Zags climb one spot in poll as UConn remains No. 1 after a pair of close games last week.

Gonzaga women remain at No. 21 in latest AP basketball poll

A day after improving to 10-1, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team remained No. 21 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll on Monday.

Gonzaga women move to No. 21 in latest AP Top 25 rankings

Gonzaga moved up three spots to No. 21 in the latest AP Top 25 women’s basketball poll released on Monday.

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 8, 2018

Gonzaga women look to keep momentum on their side against Washington State

Gonzaga had its best shooting performance of the season, going 26 of 48 from the field to take down No. 7 Stanford last week

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018

Zykera Rice collects double-double, Gonzaga women slow down Colorado State

It may have been their lowest scoring game of the young season, but the Gonzaga women did just enough to win, defeating Colorado State 50-39.

UPDATED: Thu., June 28, 2018

Gonzaga basketball sets dates for Kraziness in the Kennel, FanFest and players’ appearances at Hoopfest

Gonzaga has set dates for the men’s basketball team’s Numerica Kraziness in the Kennel (Saturday, Oct. 6) and the women’s team’s Numerica FanFest (Oct. 13).The events will be the public’s …

Steve Christilaw: Self-assured Barta charts her own course

With one season of eligibility left, star Gonzaga women’s player is leaving the bright lights of the McCarthey Athletic Center for her home state of Montana and beginning her post-basketball …

UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2018

Gonzaga women face tough task against San Diego with WCC Tournament title on the line

The Gonzaga Bulldogs have just one more team standing in the way of their eighth West Coast Conference championship in program history.

UPDATED: Fri., March 2, 2018

Jill Barta scores 19 in first half, Gonzaga tops Pepperdine 81-70 in WCC tournament quarterfinals

Jill Barta scored 19 of her 24 points in the first half to lead the Gonzaga Bulldogs (25-5) to an 81-70 win over the Pepperdine Waves (10-20) in the West …

UPDATED: Sun., Feb. 25, 2018

Gonzaga women to face either Pepperdine, Santa Clara in WCC Tournament quarterfinals

The Gonzaga women (24-5, 17-1) earned the top seed in the West Coast Conference and will open WCC Tournament play against either No. 8 Pepperdine (9-19. 5-13) or No. 9 …

Jill Barta’s 30 points help Gonzaga’s women bounce back at Play4Kay Showcase

Jill Barta scored a game-high 30 points and the Gonzaga Bulldogs women’s basketball team led nearly the entire way Friday while defeating Kent State 77-57 in their second game at …

Gonzaga women’s basketball sets fan fest for Saturday

Gonzaga women’s basketball hosts the annual Numerica Fan Fest in the Kennel on Saturday.

Former Gonzaga women’s basketball star Courtney Vandersloot won’t slow down

Courtney Vandersloot is in fastbreak mode, and she wouldn’t have it any other way.

UPDATED: Thu., April 20, 2017

Gonzaga’s Kiara Kudron to play on All-Star team for nine-game tour of China

Gonzaga senior forward Kiara Kudron has been selected to join the NetScouts Baskeball USA Women’s All-Star team for a nine-game series in China.

UPDATED: Fri., March 24, 2017

After a championship season, Gonzaga women’s basketball looks for more next year

Coach Lisa Fortier and her Gonzaga women’s basketball team checked quite a few boxes this year

UPDATED: Sun., March 19, 2017

Gonzaga women ready to get back at it despite NCAA loss

Her season had just ended with a tough loss and a sore nose, but Chandler Smith was ready to get back on the court.

UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017

Rough first quarter left Gonzaga women playing catch-up against Oklahoma

Laura Stockton’s body language said it all. After another Oklahoma 3-point shot in the first quarter, Gonzaga’s sophomore point guard let her shoulders slump.

UPDATED: Sat., March 18, 2017

Oklahoma holds off Gonzaga women in NCAAs, 75-62

Elle Tinkle managed a brave face after her last college basketball game.

UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017

Gonzaga women hope to run past Oklahoma in NCAA Tournament

Come Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga will match its transition game against Oklahoma’s forbidding strength in the paint. If only it were that simple.

UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017

Jill Barta, Gonzaga women ready for the limelight in NCAA Tournament

Jill Barta had heard it all week: the NCAA Tournament is a different animal. And Barta is about to be thrown into the fray.

UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017

Deep bench has paid off for Gonzaga women

Gonzaga is the lower seed in Saturday’s first-round game against Oklahoma, but the Bulldogs won’t be out of their depth.

UPDATED: Fri., March 17, 2017

Gonzaga women face tough challenge inside against Sooners in NCAA Tournament

Nancy Mulkey just had another growth spurt