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UPDATED: Sat., June 29, 2019, 9:22 p.m.

Ex-Gonzaga standouts Rui Hachimura, Josh Perkins, Zykera Rice take in Hoopfest dunk contest as judges

Fans at Hoopfest’s Nike Center Court were treated to a special surprise as four former Gonzaga basketball players took the court Saturday. Rui Hachimura, the ninth overall pick in this …


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: Sat., March 23, 2019, 2:16 p.m.

Gonzaga’s senior women show leadership comes in many different forms

Most freshman college basketball players just want to get into the game. Sophomores want to score. Juniors want to start. And seniors simply want to win. Especially the seniors on …


UPDATED: Fri., March 15, 2019, 6:11 p.m.

Big-game showcase: Looking at the 10 most memorable individual efforts from the Gonzaga women’s basketball season

It takes a team to win a championship, but sometimes it takes a big game from the right player at the right time to get them there.


UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 7:25 p.m.

Gonzaga-Saint Mary’s: 3 keys to the Bulldogs’ 78-77 victory over the Gaels

Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 78-77 victory over Saint Mary’s in the semifinals of the WCC Tournament in Las Vegas.


Can’t miss moments: Win over Stanford, WCC dominance top list of season highlights for Gonzaga women’s basketball

The 14th-ranked Bulldogs finished 16-2 in West Coast Conference play, one game ahead of second-place Brigham Young. The Zags finished 27-3 overall and enter the conference tournament on a four-game …


UPDATED: Tue., March 5, 2019, 7:25 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Lisa Fortier named WCC Coach of the Year; senior trio on first team

For the fourth time in her five years in charge of the Gonzaga women’s basketball program, Lisa Fortier is the West Coast Conference Coach of the Year.


UPDATED: Fri., March 1, 2019, 5:35 p.m.

Gonzaga seniors Zykera Rice, Laura Stockton, Chandler Smith ready for spotlight ahead of Senior Day

Gonzaga seniors Zykera Rice, Chandler Smith and Laura Stockton had perhaps their best combined game of the season on Thursday in a big win over Pepperdine.


UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 25, 2019, 8 p.m.

Gonzaga women’s seniors will say goodbye, then possibly come back for more

Three Gonzaga seniors – Laura Stockton, Zykera Rice and Chandler Smith – will play their final games this week at the McCarthey Athletic Center. Unless Gonzaga is seeded in the …


UPDATED: Mon., Jan. 28, 2019, 9:23 p.m.

15th-ranked Gonzaga women face tough week on road

It’s halfway through the West Coast Conference women’s season, which would be the perfect time for a breather. No chance of that for Gonzaga, which faces perhaps its toughest road …


UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 11, 2019, 10:45 p.m.

Gonzaga’s Zykera Rice reaches for the sky on, off court

Last week, Zykera Rice set the record straight about her blue do.


UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 2, 2019, 7:20 p.m.

No. 17 Gonzaga women prepare for another shot at Saint Mary’s

The start of the New Year also offers the Gonzaga women a chance to finish off some old business against Saint Mary’s.


UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 31, 2018, 8:07 p.m.

Zykera Rice scores 23, No. 17 Gonzaga women top Pepperdine 79-54

Zykera Rice matched her career high of 23 points on 11-of-12 shooting and No. 17 Gonzaga rolled to its ninth straight win, defeating Pepperdine 79-54 on Monday.


UPDATED: Wed., Dec. 19, 2018, 9:57 p.m.

Gonzaga women hoping to power past Idaho in the paint

Led by the “Splash Sisters,” Mikayla Ferenz and Taylor Pierce, nearly half of Idaho’s field goal attempts are threes as 240 of 519 total field goal attempts are from beyond …


UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 28, 2018, 9:37 p.m.

Zykera Rice collects double-double, Gonzaga women slow down Colorado State

It may have been their lowest scoring game of the young season, but the Gonzaga women did just enough to win, defeating Colorado State 50-39.


UPDATED: Sat., Oct. 13, 2018, 10:52 p.m.

FanFest scrimmage results in a tie, lengthy to-do list for Gonzaga women’s basketball

Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier casually chatted with fans before Numerica FanFest on Saturday and took a seat at the scorer’s table for the team scrimmage.


UPDATED: Tue., Oct. 2, 2018, 8:44 p.m.

Three Gonzaga seniors have high expectations as women’s basketball practice opens

Great expectations are the norm every fall at the Kennel. That goes triple for the three senior starters on the Gonzaga women’s team, who also expect to win a third …


Gonzaga women looking forward to rematch with Stanford

If the Gonzaga women were disappointed on Selection Monday, they didn’t show it. The smiles were so wide and the cheers so loud, you’d swear the Zags had just been …


UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 7, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

Gonzaga women, riding 14-game winning streak, continue to pick up steam

The Gonzaga women are trending.


UPDATED: Sat., Jan. 27, 2018, 11:15 p.m.

Gonzaga women pick up 12th straight win, 81-57 over San Francisco

Gonzaga dominated San Francisco in the second and third quarters en route to a 81-57 West Coast Conference women’s basketball victory on Saturday, the 12th consecutive win for the Bulldogs.


Gonzaga women turn back Santa Clara, 63-51

Jill Barta had her seventh double-double of the season and Gonzaga defeated Santa Clara 63-51 on Saturday to remain undefeated through two games in West Coast Conference women’s basketball.


Area college basketball: WSU women use late 10-1 run to slip past Boise State

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UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 17, 2017, 8:18 p.m.

Jenn Wirth steps up, Gonzaga topples Saint Francis 97-74

Just before finals week, Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier sifted through her bench for a bandage against UNLV. With the Zags’ top shooter Jill Barta out with an ankle injury, Fortier …


UPDATED: Tue., Dec. 5, 2017, 8 p.m.

Washington State, Gonzaga women approach rivalry game with multiple goals

Zykera Rice might be the only one who thinks this is just another ballgame.


UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 2, 2017, 5:57 p.m.

Gonzaga women hit the boards ahead of Sunday’s exhibition basketball game

The Northwest Christian players might want to bring crash helmets for Sunday’s game at Gonzaga.


Elle Tinkle gets Zags off to fast start

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


Young players made big strides in Gonzaga women’s win

As her three children were frolicking on the court Saturday afternoon, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier warmed to the subject of growth spurts.