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Tourney feels like home for Vandersloot, Frieson

SEATTLE – For Gonzaga’s All-West Coast Conference performers Courtney Vandersloot and Vivian Frieson, playing in the NCAA tournament in Seattle is a double bonus. Vandersloot was a high school star …


Gonzaga women upset Xavier

SEATTLE – Ta’Shia Phillips was everything she was cracked up to be. Gonzaga’s Bulldogs were more.


Graves floored by challenge

SEATTLE – Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves laced ’em up with his team this week. Just how well the 6-foot-5 former New Mexico player performed could go a long …


Zags draw Xavier

Typical in the moments after the announcement of pairings for the NCAA tournament, members of the Gonzaga’s women’s team didn’t know much about their first-round opponent. “As far as Xavier, …


GU wins women’s title

LAS VEGAS – Basketball coaches rarely enjoy the spoils of a championship as much as their players, but Gonzaga’s Kelly Graves gave it a commendable effort Monday. The top-seeded Bulldogs …


Gonzaga women win WCC tourney

Gonzaga put five players in double figures, including reserve forward Kelly Bowen’s 15 points and a double-double by conference player of the year Courtney Vandersloot, to outlast sixth-seeded San Diego …


Women return to title game

LAS VEGAS – The Orleans Arena doesn’t look anything like the McCarthey Athletic Center. The seatbacks are maroon, similar to Loyola Marymount’s colors. Instead of a Bulldog at center court, …


GU’s Vandersloot WCC player of the year

Courtney Vandersloot made just one basket when Gonzaga smoked San Diego 109-73 midway through the West Coast Conference women’s basketball season. When the Bulldogs closed out the regular season Saturday …


Zags cap title season with win

The program would have been the same – trophy, senior speeches and net cutting – but it wouldn’t have been the same without the win. Gonzaga finished strongly, with superior …


GU women place 12th

The Gonzaga Bulldogs women finished 12th at the Fresno State Lexus Golf Classic on Tuesday in Fresno, Calif. Freshman Jessica Howe paced GU with a 13th-place finish at 9-over-par 225.


Zags rally to top Lions

Courtney Vandersloot and Heather Bowman combined for 50 points and the Gonzaga Bulldogs overcame a 15-point halftime deficit to beat the Loyola Marymount Lions 81-78 in West Coast Conference women’s …


Gonzaga doubles up Dons

Janelle Bekkering hit four 3-pointers en route to 18 points and Courtney Vandersloot had 18 while filling up the stat sheet as Gonzaga whipped San Francisco 71-35 Saturday afternoon in …


Bulldogs defeat Gaels; WSU, EWU also win

Courtney Vandersloot had 20 points and five assists and the Gonzaga Bulldogs bounced back from their only West Coast Conference women’s basketball loss with an 84-56 victory over the Saint …


Zags score 109 in win over Toreros

Heather Bowman tossed in a game-high 28 points and Vivian Frieson scored a career-high 23 to propel the Gonzaga Bulldogs to a 109-73 victory over the San Diego Toreros in …


WCC honors GU’s Bowman

Gonzaga Bulldogs junior Heather Bowman was named the West Coast Conference player of the month for December in women’s basketball it was announced Wednesday. Bowman averaged 19.9 points and 9.4 …


GU’s Schaefer CLASS candidate

Jami Bjorklund Schaefer of Gonzaga University has been selected one of 30 women’s basketball candidates for the Lowe’s Senior CLASS Award, presented annually to an NCAA Division I student-athlete in …


GU women clamp down on Vikings

There were two points of emphasis for the Gonzaga women’s basketball team heading into its Sunday afternoon game against Portland State at McCarthey Athletic Center. By the end there was …