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Gonzaga women host No. 1 Stanford

Of all the powerhouse men’s and women’s basketball teams that have played at Gonzaga over the years, none has come to Spokane toting the nation’s No. 1 ranking. That changes …


GU women recover from slow start to down Badgers

There’s nothing like a 14-point deficit in a home opener to get a team’s attention. Gonzaga’s women, in that unenviable position, shook off a forgettable first 16 minutes on Friday …


GU women play better late in victory

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team prevailed 62-53 in a nonconference game with Wisconsin, but there were anxious moments for the 5,758 fans at McCarthey Athletic Center, who came to see …


GU’s Graves named assistant to USA team

Women’s basketball: Gonzaga University women’s basketball head coach Kelly Graves (pictured) will be an assistant coach for the 2012 USA Basketball Women’s U18 National Team. University of Miami head coach …


UPDATED: Mon., April 16, 2012

Minnesota picks Standish; Redmon to New York

Who won the Women’s National Basketball Association draft? Gonzaga knows. Bulldog forwards Kayla Standish and Katelan Redmon were both selected Monday to play at the next level, and Standish says …


UPDATED: Mon., March 5, 2012

BYU women unseat Gonzaga in WCC tournament

This time Gonzaga cooled off and the opponent didn’t. The Bulldogs had no defensive answers for BYU’s inside-outside attack as the Cougars dominated the final 25 minutes and cruised to …


Standish leads GU women to WCC title game

Saturday’s game against Saint Mary’s brought back a fond flashback for Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves.


GU women face Saint Mary’s in semifinals

It’ll be a clash of styles when Gonzaga faces Saint Mary’s Saturday in the semifinals of the West Coast Conference women’s basketball tournament.


Gonzaga women have momentum heading into WCCs

LAS VEGAS – The Gonzaga women’s basketball team won its eighth consecutive West Coast Conference regular-season championship and it proved to be much harder than the seventh a year ago. …


Gonzaga women have momentum heading into WCCs

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team won its eighth consecutive West Coast Conference regular-season championship and it proved to be much harder than the seventh a year ago. And perhaps more …


Gonzaga women embrace target on back

Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves briefly entertained the idea of playing one-on-one against San Francisco coach Jennifer Azzi – a class of 2009 Hall of Famer.


Top 25 opponents next for GU, WSU women

Gonzaga has won too many games in the NCAA Tournament the last three seasons – six to be exact – to put too much emphasis on one game in December. …


Graves records 300th career win in Gonzaga rout

Normally, there wouldn’t be anything memorable about the way Gonzaga defeated Idaho 91-42 in a women’s basketball game Thursday night in Memorial Gym at Moscow, Idaho. But the rout, ignited …


Graves records 300th career win in Gonzaga rout of Idaho

Normally, there wouldn’t be anything memorable about the way Gonzaga defeated Idaho 91-42 in a women’s basketball game Thursday night in Memorial Gym at Moscow, Idaho.


Gonzaga coach takes Halloween to scary limits

On a lawn in north Spokane, an in-the-ghouliday-spirit family has supplemented its bounty of fright night props with a 21st-century favorite – a chalk outline of a dead body, surrounded …


With a name like Graves maybe Halloween display isn’t surprise

Kelly Graves understands that while there is such a thing as going too far, a bigger Halloween misstep would be to not go far enough.


Graves repeats vow to stay with Gonzaga women’s basketball

Kelly Graves made it official – again. The Gonzaga women’s basketball coach said he was not interested in the same position at the University of Washington, although he was on …


Matthews & Co. did prep work for today’s Gonzaga women’s basketball team

Sometime Friday, the 10,000th ticket was sold to tonight’s regional semifinals of the NCAA women’s basketball tournament at the Spokane Arena, so the latest cult of Gonzaga hoops is officially …


Matthews & Co. did prep work for today’s Bulldogs

Virtually every basketball phenomenon is rooted in some sort of early humility and marked by baby steps, stubbed toes or unrequited hopes which serve as a foundation for the sort …


Gonzaga women awarded 11 seed; face Iowa in first round

Just remember, Gonzaga is an 11 seed, which means the Bulldogs are probably going to be underdogs in every game they play in the NCAA women’s basketball tournament. Even if …


Gonzaga women’s coach Kelly Graves plans for every scenario

LAS VEGAS – Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Kelly Graves has the best team in the West Coast Conference, but that doesn’t stop the nerves from visiting before every game. It’s …


Gonzaga’s Vandersloot, coach Graves take top WCC honors

It may be the least surprising news, but it was no less monumental when the West Coast Conference announced Tuesday that Gonzaga senior Courtney Vandersloot was its player of the …


Healed Raap gets her chances with Zags

Claire Raap was recognized as the Most Improved Player her first two seasons on the Gonzaga women’s basketball team and she could be on her way to that honor again …


Marquee team comes to town

Some women’s basketball history will be made when Stanford tips off against Gonzaga at McCarthey Athletic Center on Sunday. Third-ranked Stanford (2-0) will become the highest-ranked women’s team to play …