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UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 27, 2020

Streaking Gonzaga up a spot to 12th in women’s Top 25

The Gonzaga women are halfway through the West Coast Conference season, and things couldn’t be going much better. The Zags moved up to 12th in this week’s Associated Press poll, …

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 22, 2020

13th-ranked Gonzaga women look to keep lengthy winning streak alive as Pepperdine visits the Kennel

The Gonzaga women are a focused bunch – how else do you win 18 games out of 19?

UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 20, 2020

Gonzaga women move up to 13th in AP poll

The Gonzaga women moved up three spots to 13th in this week’s Associated Press poll, just one notch below the program high of last year’s team.

WCC roundup: Jordan Ford helps Saint Mary’s hold off BYU

Jordan Ford scored 24 points, and Tanner Krebs added four of his 10 points from the free-throw line late to help Saint Mary’s hold off BYU for an 87-84 overtime …

Gonzaga women climb a spot to 16th in AP poll after two wins

The Gonzaga women have moved up another notch in the Associated Press poll by taking care of business while other teams didn’t. The Zags are 16th this week, thanks to …

UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 4, 2020

WCC roundup: Jahlil Tripp scores 39, Pacific beats Saint Mary’s 107-99 in 4OT

Jahlil Tripp scored a career-high 39 points and Pacific outlasted Saint Mary’s 107-99 in the fourth overtime Saturday night in Stockton, California.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 31, 2019

Gonzaga’s Ryan Woolridge named WCC player of the week

Gonzaga point guard Ryan Woolridge has been named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week.

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 29, 2019

Gonzaga women rally from improbable deficit against Portland

Jill Townsend led the 17th-ranked Gonzaga women out of a 20-point hole to a 62-57 win over Portland in their WCC opener.

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 27, 2019

Gonzaga women have sights set on high NCAA Tournament seed as West Coast Conference play opens

For the second straight year, the Zags have a shot at hosting first- and second-round games in the NCAA Tournament.

UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 24, 2019

Bulldogs get surprise pep talk from high-flying Spokane native

Moments after their biggest win of the season Friday night, the Gonzaga women got a surprise pep talk from someone who already knows how to hit the heights. “We didn’t …

Gonzaga women, ranked No. 17, head to Wyoming

For the second year in a row, the Gonzaga women are flying high in nonconference play. After Saturday’s lopsided win over Texas Southern, the Zags are ranked No. 17 in …

Stewart, McDaniels lead No. 25 Washington over USD 88-69

Isaiah Stewart had 25 points and seven rebounds, Jaden McDaniels scored 20 and No. 25 Washington beat San Diego 88-69 on Sunday night.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 18, 2019

GU women join AP poll after taking Stanford to overtime

They didn’t earn a win, but the Gonzaga women just gained the nation’s respect. Barely 12 hours after falling in overtime at No. 3 Stanford, the Zags rose into the …

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Gonzaga women get National Letters of Intent from guards McKayla Williams, Lily Scanlon

McKayla Williams, a four-star recruit from Los Angeles who gave an oral commitment last summer to play for Gonzaga, has made it official.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Gonzaga women not looking past winless Tennessee Martin with Stanford showdown looming

No matter how this season turns out for the Tennessee Martin women’s basketball team, the Skyhawks aren’t afraid of a challenge.

UPDATED: Tue., Nov. 12, 2019

Gonzaga women share in early season success

Looking for an early trend in the Gonzaga women’s basketball season? The Zags like to share the ball – a lot.

UPDATED: Sun., Nov. 10, 2019

Gonzaga women have slow start, then roll to lopsided win over Cal State Bakersfield

Long before tipoff Sunday afternoon, Jenn and LeeAnne Wirth wore big smiles, ear-to-ear and full of anticipation. For the first time since high school, they were in the starting lineup …

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Gonzaga women hope to prosper off ‘project’ Anamaria Virjoghe

Mention the word “project” around Gonzaga women’s assistant basketball coach Craig Fortier and you’ll get a friendly lecture on the dangers of jumping to early conclusions.

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 6, 2019

Gonzaga women not shying away from another tough nonconference slate

By every measure, last year’s Gonzaga women’s basketball team had the best nonconference season you could hope for.

UPDATED: Mon., Nov. 4, 2019

Gonzaga women anxious for D-I action against Cal State Bakersfield

It was a little too quiet Monday afternoon as the Gonzaga women warmed up for practice in the Volkar Center. The Zags were two days removed from a 60-point exhibition …

UPDATED: Sat., Nov. 2, 2019

Gonzaga women’s depth, talent on full display in 105-45 exhibition rout of Warner Pacific

The Gonzaga women made every minute count Saturday afternoon.

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Analysis: Freshmen Anton Watson, Drew Timme impress as Gonzaga routs Lewis-Clark State College

The two freshmen forwards made 21 of 23 field-goal attempts and combined for 46 points, 18 rebounds and seven assists as the eighth-ranked Zags cruised to a 116-61 victory over …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Gonzaga freshman guard Brock Ravet taking indefinite leave from program

Gonzaga’s already limited backcourt depth absorbed a blow Friday when the school announced that freshman guard Brock Ravet is taking an indefinite leave of absence from the program for personal …

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

From Australia to Romania, Gonzaga women’s basketball has always had an ‘in’ with top international talent

According to Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier, one of the best things about foreign athletes is that they don’t know the difference between a mid-major and a drum major.

UPDATED: Thu., Oct. 31, 2019

Former Freeman, Post Falls coach Matt Gregg set for homecoming as Warner Pacific visits Gonzaga for women’s exhibition

On so many levels, this will be quite a homecoming for Matt Gregg.

Gonzaga women: Bulldogs will rely on depth in run through tough West Coast Conference

Did Gonzaga really lose three starters from last year?

West Coast Conference men: Experienced Saint Mary’s, BYU nipping at Gonzaga’s heels

The script is dog-eared, tattered and coffee-stained from two decades of re-use, as if plucked from the read-through table on the set of “Law & Order” or “Home Improvement.”

UPDATED: Wed., Oct. 30, 2019

Gonzaga women just on the outside of Associated Press preseason Top 25 poll

The Gonzaga women are getting plenty of preseason respect, but not too much.

UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 29, 2019

Gonzaga women use practices, closed-door scrimmage as chance to jell before exhibition against Warner Pacific

After a trip to Europe and fall practice, the Gonzaga women have gotten to know each others’ tendencies a bit too well.

UPDATED: Fri., Oct. 25, 2019

Santa Clara’s Kelcie Hedge, Kelsey Turnbow happy to be back home as Broncos take on Gonzaga women’s soccer

Saturday will be a homecoming of sorts for Santa Clara women’s soccer players Kelcie Hedge and Kelsey Turnbow.