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Little Rock guard Kyra Collier, center, is the Trojans’ second-leading scorer and averages better than two steals per game. (Matthew Hinton / AP)

Little Rock making name for itself in Sun Belt Conference

Whatever you want to call them, the Trojans know how to win. Officially known as the University of Arkansas at Little Rock, the school also goes by Little Rock or just UALR. It is a public university with an enrollment of about 12,000 and was established in 1927. However, the women’s basketball program has made quite a mark in the Sun Belt Conference.

UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 9:15 p.m.

Gonzaga women get good news early on NCAA Tournament placement

Sometimes March Madness really is a walk in the park. That’s where Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier found herself at noon Monday, when her phone buzzed with talk of a leaked NCAA Tournament bracket.

UPDATED: Mon., March 18, 2019, 7:29 p.m.

ESPN gaffe gives early heads-up: Gonzaga women headed to Corvallis

Spoiler alert: the Gonzaga women will play Arkansas Little Rock in a first-round NCAA Tournament game on Saturday in Corvallis, Oregon. In a shocking oversight Monday afternoon, ESPNU inadvertently displayed part of the women’s bracket on its home page – ...

The Gonzaga Bulldogs are hoping the loss of reserve Jill Townsend and starting guard Laura Stockton, left, shown comforting Katie Campbell during a loss to BYU in the WCC championship game, doesn’t hurt them when the NCAA selection committee seeds the brackets on Monday. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Sun., March 17, 2019, 8:21 p.m.

Gonzaga women learn their NCAA Tournament destination on Monday

Good thing this is a business trip. The most talked-about NCAA Tournament destinations for the Gonzaga women aren’t exactly spring break hot spots. There’s College Station, home of Texas A&M University and the George H.W. Bush Presidential Library. How about ...

Gonzaga  forward Zykera Rice (00) strains for a rebound against BYU  center Sara Hamson  during the second half  Tuesday  in Las Vegas. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 7:51 p.m.

Gonzaga-BYU: 3 keys to the Cougars’ 82-68 victory over the Bulldogs

Key momentGonzaga had chipped a double-digit BYU lead to seven late in the third quarter, but tournament MVP Paisley Johnson opened the fourth with two baskets and a free throw, helping the Cougars pull away.Offensive MVPEven in defeat, Zykera Rice ...

BYU  guard Caitlyn Alldredge  blocks a Gonzaga shot during the first half  Tuesday  at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. (Tyler Tjomsland / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Tue., March 12, 2019, 7:17 p.m.

Gonzaga laments second-quarter troubles in title-game loss to BYU

The Zags left Orleans Arena feeling as though they’d done their part in three of those quarters, but playing well 75 percent of the time didn’t suffice against a Cougars team that relied on a monster second quarter to win 82-68 and snatch the WCC’s automatic bid to the NCAA Tournament.

UPDATED: Mon., March 11, 2019, 7:26 p.m.

John Blanchette: Gonzaga down, but never out in gutsy victory over Saint Mary’s

Their gruesome falls to the court and the injuries that forced them to hobble out of Orleans Arena on crutches after the Monday afternoon women’s semifinals of the West Coast Conference basketball tournament defined both the day and the soul of the Zags in their 79-78 victory. And define the day after, too.




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Record: -

Previous game:
Oregon State 76, Gonzaga 70


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