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Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier speaks to her players during practice on Monday at Gonzaga University. (Colin Mulvany / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 30, 2019, 8:57 p.m.

Gonzaga women begin practice loaded with confidence

Considering they lost three starters from last year, the Gonzaga women are walking and talking with a lot of confidence. And they should. At practice on Monday afternoon, the Zags spoke not only of departed starters Zykera Rice, Chandler Smith ...

Leanne Wirth, right, shoots during a practice on Monday, July 29, 2019, at Gonzaga's The Volkar Center for Athletic Achievement in Spokane, Wash. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women head overseas with team bonding in mind

For the Gonzaga women, this has been no average summer. And it’s about to get even better. The Zags had an extra spring in their steps Monday afternoon at the Volkar Center, and why not? In two weeks they’ll be ...

Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier signals to players during the second half of a first-round game against Little Rock in the NCAA Tournament in Corvallis, Ore., on  March 23. (Amanda Loman / AP)

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 fall 2020. McKayla Williams, whose versatility earned her a four-star rating from ESPN, committed last weekend, ...

Gonzaga Bulldogs head coach Lisa Fortier watches her team face-off against the Saint Mary's Gaels during a WCC women's semifinal basketball game on Monday, March 11, 2019, at The Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

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. GU won’t make an official announcement until this fall, but last week, coach Lisa ...

Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier signals to players during the second half of a first-round game against Little Rock in the NCAA Tournament in Corvallis, Ore., on  March 23. (Amanda Loman / AP)

UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 4:36 p.m.

Gonzaga women to play in Gulf Coast Showcase over Thanksgiving weekend

The Gonzaga women’s basketball team will play in another eight-team Thanksgiving weekend tournament this season. The Zags have done that before, but this year’s Gulf Coast Showcase comes with a twist: GU may be the top dog in the event. ...

Cierra Walker, center, averaged 10.8 points per game for the Vanderbilt Commodores last season. (Michael Woods / AP)

UPDATED: Mon., May 13, 2019, 10:13 p.m.

Guard Cierra Walker will transfer from Vanderbilt to Gonzaga

Gonzaga’s outside shooting game is going to get more help, though perhaps not until the fall of 2020. Former Vanderbilt guard Cierra Walker, one of the top perimeter shooters in the Southeastern Conference this year, announced via social media on Monday afternoon that she’s transferring to GU.

Gonzaga’s Zykera Rice  warms up prior to the start of the Bulldogs’ second-round game  of the NCAA Tournament against Oregon State in Corvallis, Ore., on  March 25. Oregon State won 76-70. (Amanda Loman / Associated Press)

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 invited to a WNBA training camp.




Season status

Record: -

Previous game:
Oregon State 76, Gonzaga 70


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