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UPDATED: Fri., March 3, 2017

Jill Barta points Gonzaga women in right direction at WCC tournament

What a difference two months, not to mention 366 days, made for Jill Barta.

Gonzaga women not optimistic about at-large bid should they fall short in Las Vegas

There’s a lot to like about this year’s Gonzaga women’s basketball team, except its RPI.

Gonzaga women make quick turnaround to play at Santa Clara

A day after Gonzaga stomped conference rival BYU in Spokane, the Zags got on a plane and headed to California to hopefully extend their nine-game winning streak in Santa Clara.

Women’s basketball notes: Gonzaga gets big lift from its bench

Perhaps the rest of the West Coast Conference is out of its depth – at least compared to the Gonzaga women.

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 21, 2017

Jill Barta scores 27 points in Gonzaga women’s easy win over Portland

Jill Barta scored 27 points with 11 rebounds and Gonzaga had little trouble downing Portland 85-50 on Saturday in West Coast Conference play in Portland.

Second-half defense provides difference in Gonzaga women’s victory

It was not an easy win Thursday night for the Gonzaga Bulldogs, who defeated Santa Clara 51-39 at the McCarthey Athletic Center.

Lisa Fortier, Gonzaga women face high expectations on the road and at home

It isn’t always fair, but expectations don’t change at Gonzaga.

Kiara Kudron leading GU women in more ways than one

Kiara Kudron is always taking one for the team.

Gonzaga women look to regain WCC basketball title

The Gonzaga women have a 9-2 record, some signature wins and a full head of steam heading into West Coast Conference play.

Gonzaga women shoot down Colgate, improve to 9-2

The Gonzaga women had this one wrapped up early, but they got some help.

Gonzaga women use their length to shut down Eastern Washington

Before the season began, Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa talked at length about … well, length.

Freshman Jessie Loera has talent to excel at Gonzaga

Gonzaga women’s head coach Lisa Fortier has said it again and again this season – each game is a new game and, most importantly, an opportunity to learn.

Jill Barta leads Gonzaga women in 79-39 rout of Presbyterian

The Gonzaga women left the U.S. Virgin Islands last weekend on a high note, shutting down Winthrop in their final game of the Paradise Jam.

Gonzaga’s Jill Barta won four straight state championships, undefeated in high school

The redshirt sophomore from Fairfield, Montana, won 104 consecutive games which included four state championships during her high school career.

Gonzaga women’s basketball notes: Zags look to step up on defense against Presbyterian

Last week’s trip to the Paradise Jam in the U.S. Virgin Islands wasn’t quite the weekend getaway in paradise for which the Gonzaga women had hoped. Instead, the Zags got …

Women’s basketball: Leticia Romero scores 25 as No. 10 Florida State beats No. 25 Gonzaga

Leticia Romero’s career night helped Florida State beat its first ranked opponent of the season.

Gonzaga women’s basketball notes: Zags face tough stretch starting Friday at Stanford

Earlier this week, Gonzaga women’s coach Lisa Fortier and some of her players talked a lot about “selflessness.”

Elle Tinkle gets Zags off to fast start

Elle Tinkle wasted no time returning from her season-ending surgery a year ago.

Gonzaga women roll past Nicholls State in season opener

The Gonzaga women pulled away from the Nicholls State Colonels 78-46 in their season opener Saturday afternoon in front of a nearly full arena at McCarthy Athletic Center.

GU women picked to win WCC title

West Coast Conference women’s basketball coaches expect Gonzaga to rebound from a rare down year and return to the top of the standings.

Gonzaga’s women could be deeper, better on defense

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team learned a lot about itself last year but didn’t quit there.

Sunday locally: Paige Montgomery, Jonni Dorr lead way for Carroll College

Paige Montgomery and Jonni Dorr, Carroll College seniors from Mead, swept Frontier Conference volleyball player of the week awards after leading the Saints to 3-0 sweeps of Montana State-Northern and …

Area coaches had special connection with Pat Summitt

Pat Summitt’s historic career not only made Tennessee women’s basketball a household name, her influence marched out of Knoxville and destroyed any notion that a woman or a mother couldn’t …

Gonzaga women lose guard Kacie Bosch, but get oral commitment from high school guard

The Gonzaga women’s basketball program has lost one Canadian player but may be gaining another.

Gonzaga women look toward future after challenging season

If adversity builds character, the Gonzaga women should be among the toughest teams in the nation next season.

GU women’s season ends in second round of WNIT

Despite the finality of the moment, the eyes were still dry – defiantly so – outside the Gonzaga women’s lockerroom late Monday night. The Bulldogs’ season – and the collegiate …

Shaniqua Nilles ‘doing fine’

Gonzaga University senior guard Shaniqua Nilles has no serious aftereffects from an injury suffered in the Bulldogs’ Women’s NIT game Thursday night.

Gonzaga’s win in WNIT opener dampened by injury to Shaniqua Nilles

The game went on Thursday night, just the way Shaniqua Nilles wanted.

Gonzaga women still have targets on their backs

For the first time since 2006, Gonzaga enters the WCC women’s tournament without the No. 1 seed attached to its name.

Christina Salvatore puts the zip in surprising Vandals

At first glance, a mid-December trip to Cancun seemed the perfect opportunity for the Idaho women’s basketball team to chill out.