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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. 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: 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., 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: 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: Sat., April 6, 2019, 9:25 p.m.

Kim Mulkey mixes family with winning big at Baylor

Kim Mulkey climbed the steps to the dais at the Final Four, six-month-old grandson Kannon Reid in tow, and the baby’s proud mother watching from the side.


UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 10:27 p.m.

Arike Ogunbowale, Notre Dame rally past UConn 81-76 to earn spot in national title game

The Irish will face Baylor for the crown Sunday night, trying to become the fourth school to win consecutive championships — UConn, Tennessee and Southern California have done it.


UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 10:31 p.m.

Kalani Brown, Lauren Cox lead Baylor over Oregon 72-67 into women’s final

Kalani Brown scored 22 points and Lauren Cox added 21 as Baylor held off Final Four newcomer Oregon 72-67 Friday night to reach the women’s championship game for the first …


Women’s NCAA Tournament: Spokane products continue to reach the Final Four

Oregon senior forward Oti Gildon is the rare Spokane product to reach the NCAA women’s Final Four, which kicks off Friday when the No. 2 seed Ducks face top-seeded Baylor …


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?”


UConn’s Napheesa Collier headlines AP women’s All-America team

Napheesa Collier has had an incredible senior year so far, leading UConn back to the Final Four for a 12th consecutive year. The senior forward averaged 20.9 points, 10.5 rebounds …


UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019, 9:32 p.m.

Oregon beats Mississippi State to reach first Final Four

Off to Oregon’s first appearance in the Final Four, guard Sabrina Ionescu set the theme for the second-seeded Ducks. “All I gotta say is we’re not done yet,” Ionescu said …


UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 9:26 p.m.

Women’s NCAA Tournament: Notre Dame women beat Texas A&M 87-80 in Chicago Regional semifinal

Arike Ogunbowale scored a career-high 34 points, Jessica Shepard added 24 points and 14 rebounds, and defending national champion Notre Dame beat Texas A&M 87-80.


UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 9:18 p.m.

Women’s NCAA Tournament: Baylor beats South Carolina 93-68, returns to Elite Eight in Greensboro Regional

Kim Mulkey has led Baylor to two national titles, so she knows the traits a contender ought to have.


UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 10:56 p.m.

Women’s NCAA Tournament roundup: Second-seeded Oregon holds off South Dakota State to earn spot in Elite Eight

Ruthy Hebard had 24 points and 14 rebounds, and Sabrina Ionescu added 17 points and 11 assists to send second-seeded Oregon to its third straight Elite Eight with a 63-53 …


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:43 p.m.

Arizona ends Idaho’s run in Women’s NIT

Aari McDonald tallied 18 points and 11 assists, and Arizona defeated Idaho 68-60 to reach the quarterfinals of the NIT on Thursday.


UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 6:43 p.m.

Women’s NCAA Tournament notebook: Baylor’s Kalani Brown faces final chance for Final Four

Kalani Brown has won Big 12 titles and been to the NCAA Tournament all four of her seasons at Baylor.


UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 10:47 p.m.

Women’s NCAA Tournament: Missouri State women crash Sweet 16 as No. 11 seed

The Sweet 16 is set and Missouri State is crashing the party for the first time in 18 years. The 11th-seeded Lady Bears last got this far in 2001 behind …


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, 9:30 p.m.

Women’s NCAA Tournament roundup: Oregon State downs Boise State in overtime, sets up second-round showdown with Gonzaga

Mikayla Pivec had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the fourth-seeded Oregon State Beavers withstood a major scare from No. 13 Boise State for an 80-75 overtime victory in the …