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UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 5:17 p.m.

Stanford, Missouri State highlight Gonzaga women’s basketball nonconference schedule

There’s nothing like variety, and the Gonzaga women will get plenty in this year’s nonconference schedule.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 8:06 p.m.

Former Gonzaga standout Courtney Vandersloot breaks own WNBA single-season assists record

On Tuesday night, the former Gonzaga All-American had 10 assists to bring her single-season total to 263 and break her WNBA record set last year.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 6:44 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s basketball returns from European trip, with plenty of memories on, off the court

This was never about basketball, though that was fun too. The Gonzaga women are back from Europe, jet-lagged but joyful after 12 days.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 4:33 p.m.

Rematch with BYU comes early in WCC schedule for Gonzaga women’s basketball

The West Coast Conference schedule announced Tuesday morning has the Bulldogs playing at BYU on Jan. 2.


Ciao, Zags: Gonzaga women’s basketball set to embark on 12-day European tour

Katie Campbell can’t wait to taste the gelato. Kayleigh Truong is looking forward to some team bonding. Jill Townsend just wants to soak in the history.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 7, 2019, 7:47 p.m.

Two pair: Kayleigh Truong, Kaylynne Truong join Wirth sisters as second set of twins for Gonzaga women’s basketball

Aspiring minds think alike, especially when they’ve been in close proximity for 18 years.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 2, 2019, 6:03 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Jill Townsend ready for return to court after recovering from broken leg

Sooner than expected, Jill Townsend is back on the basketball court – which is a surprise to absolutely no one at Gonzaga.


Gonzaga women head overseas with team bonding in mind

For the Gonzaga women, this has been no average summer. And it’s about to get even better.


UPDATED: Thu., July 25, 2019, 10:05 p.m.

Gonzaga women land oral commitment from 4-star wing McKayla Williams

One of the top high school wings in the nation has given an oral commitment to play for the Gonzaga women’s basketball program in the fall of 2020.


UPDATED: Wed., July 3, 2019, 9:30 p.m.

Teammates first, spouses second: Chicago Sky’s Courtney Vandersloot, Allie Quigley are flourishing

It’s always fun to see family and friends, but after nine years in the WNBA, a trip to Seattle doesn’t have the same allure that it once did for Courtney …


Stacy Clinesmith hasn’t lost competitive spirit as she seeks fifth Hoopfest women’s elite title

Stacy Clinesmith fits the bill of Spokane basketball royalty.


UPDATED: Fri., June 21, 2019, 7:08 p.m.

Gonzaga Legends: Heather Bowman has plenty of competitive fire remaining nearly a decade after her final time in a Bulldogs’ jersey

The former GU star can see the Kennel from her office just off Division Street, and she’s always welcome to join the current Zags for a practice.


UPDATED: Wed., June 19, 2019, 9:15 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s basketball expected to sign Canadian forward Yvonne Ejim

Gonzaga’s Canadian connection is still going strong. Yvonne Ejim, a 6-foot-2 power forward from Calgary, Alberta, with international experience, is expected to sign with the Zags.


UPDATED: Fri., May 31, 2019, 10:30 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa Fortier soaks up time at USA Basketball Junior National Team trials

Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier still has a few things to learn about the international game.


UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 4:36 p.m.

Gonzaga women to play in Gulf Coast Showcase over Thanksgiving weekend

The Gonzaga women will play in another eight-team Thanksgiving weekend tournament this season.


UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 10:13 p.m.

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 …


USA Basketball selects Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier for junior national team trials

Gonzaga head women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier has been selected as one of four court coaches for the 2019 USA Basketball Junior National Team trials, May 16-20 at the United …


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 5:53 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Zykera Rice invited to try out with Seattle Storm

Gonzaga’s Zykera Rice has been invited to participate in the Seattle Storm’s May 5 training camp in Seattle, becoming the ninth player in program history to either be drafted or …


UPDATED: Thu., April 4, 2019, 10:44 p.m.

Former G-Prep standout Oti Gildon reaches final stop in college hoops journey – a Final Four trip

The journey is complete. Oti Gildon and Kelly Graves are in the Final Four.


Gonzaga women’s basketball welcomes new era while reflecting on accomplishments of memorable season

As the Gonzaga women left the court at Gill Coliseum on the night of March 25, their faces showed fatigue and disappointment, but not a trace of “What if?”


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:18 p.m.

Gonzaga players reflect on numerous accomplishments after ‘roller-coaster year’ comes to an end at Oregon State

Her college basketball career had ended 10 minutes earlier in a game that could have gone either way. But Chandler Smith didn’t talk about the missed opportunities in a six-point …


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 11:13 p.m.

Beavers find way to hold off Bulldogs this time around

Once again, Oregon State found a way – and the Gonzaga women are finding their way home after a remarkable season. In a game that wasn’t decided until the final …


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 10:30 p.m.

Foul trouble proves costly for Bulldogs in loss to Beavers

Gonzaga expected to face some adversity Monday night. The heat in Gill Coliseum, the crowd of 8,000-plus – those were givens. But foul trouble? That wasn’t in the equation, but …


Gonzaga-Oregon State: 3 keys from the Beavers’ 76-70 victory over the Bulldogs

Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Oregon State’s 76-70 victory over Gonzaga at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Oregon.


UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 8:51 p.m.

Recap and highlights: Oregon State uses late surge to top fifth-seeded Gonzaga in second round of NCAA Tournament

CORVALLIS, Ore. – Mikayla Pivec notched a double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds as fourth-seeded Oregon State used a late run to down No. 5 seed Gonzaga 76-70 in …


UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 10:38 p.m.

Former Lake City, Montana star still loves Zags, but will coach against them Monday

No hard feelings, Gonzaga fans: Katie Baker still roots for the Zags. So does her mom, who continues to own season tickets to see the women at the Kennel. But …


UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:32 p.m.

Reserves Kempton, Forsyth will be counted on again by GU women

It’s not about the minutes, it’s what you do with them. Gonzaga reserves Melody Kempton and Louise Forsyth learned that lesson the easy way on Saturday. Now they hope to …


UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:24 p.m.

Tournament matchup four years ago provided positives for Gonzaga, Oregon State women

To hear the coaches four years later, there were no losers in that epic second-round NCAA Tournament game between Gonzaga and Oregon State.


UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:14 p.m.

Oregon State looking a bit vulnerable, too, as it prepares to play Gonzaga

Now who’s feeling vulnerable? With all they’ve endured in the last two weeks, it should have been the Gonzaga women.


UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:50 p.m.

Injured Gonzaga guard Jill Townsend surprises teammates ahead of NCAA Tournament win over Little Rock

The plan came together early Friday afternoon on the Townsend family ranch in Okanogan, Washington.