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Gonzaga Women's Basketball
Gonzaga guard Jill Townsend (32) is greeted by Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier as she comes off the court during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, in the McCarthey Athletic Center.  (Colin Mulvany/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW)

UPDATED: Sat., Feb. 13, 2021

Locally: Gonzaga’s Jill Townsend named a Senior CLASS nominee

Jill Townsend is officially a CLASS act. The Gonzaga guard is one of 30 NCAA Division I senior women’s basketball players nationwide named a candidate for the 2020-21 Senior CLASS Award that recognizes notable achievements in four areas: community, classroom, …

Gonzaga Bulldogs guard Jill Townsend (32) shoots against the San Francisco Dons during the second half of a college basketball game on Thursday, February 13, 2020, at McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Wash. Gonzaga won the game 56-38.   (Tyler Tjomsland/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW)

UPDATED: Wed., Feb. 10, 2021

Gonzaga women look to continue domination of San Francisco

The San Francisco women are making a little history. With a win last Saturday over Pacific, the Dons have a winning record in West Coast Conference play for the first time in three years. More remarkable, USF has won six …

Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier talks with players during a second half timeout, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021, in the McCarthey Athletic Center.  (Colin Mulvany/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW)

UPDATED: Mon., Feb. 8, 2021

Gonzaga women move up to 17th in Associated Press poll

Buoyed by a win over one of their biggest rivals, the Gonzaga women moved up two spots, to 17th, in this week’s Associated Press poll. The ranking is GU’s highest of the season in the AP poll, which was released …

Gonzaga forward LeeAnne Wirth tries to take the ball alway from Saint Mary’s forward Finau Tonga during the Zags’ 69-37 home win on Jan. 2.  (Colin Mulvany/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW)

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 29, 2021

Gonzaga women ready for anything at Saint Mary’s

In some ways, Gonzaga’s win at Pacific on Thursday night was the best of both worlds. Most important, the Zags got the win, 77-65, to stay unbeaten in the West Coast Conference. The game brought out the best from the …

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 28, 2021

Big second quarter helps No. 18 Gonzaga women top Pacific

Nothing is perfect, but the Gonzaga women came awfully close during of the second quarter of Thursday night’s game at Pacific. Leading by a single point when it began, the 18th-ranked Zags went into the locker room up by 24 …

Gonzaga guard Jill Townsend heads to the basket against Pacific during the first half of Monday’s 79-59 win in the McCarthey Athletic Center.  (Colin Mulvany/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW)

UPDATED: Wed., Jan. 27, 2021

Gonzaga women cruising into California road trip

Almost halfway through their West Coast Conference schedule, the 18th-ranked Gonzaga women are cruising. But they’re still keeping their feet on the gas, looking for ways to improve – no easy feat, considering they’ve won their past seven games by …

Gonzaga guard Jill Townsend, pictured in a Jan. 2 game against Saint Mary's in Spokane, scored 20 points against Santa Clara on Jan. 14 in Santa Cruz, Calif.  (Colin Mulvany/The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Thu., Jan. 14, 2021

Gonzaga women pull away from Santa Clara, 71-52

Starting quickly and finishing the same way, the Gonzaga women beat Santa Clara 71-52 in a West Coast Conference game Thursday night in Santa Cruz, California. The Zags opened a 22-point lead early in the second quarter, then saw it …

Gonzaga forward Jenn Wirth takes to the court, where she would score a career-high 26 points against the Pacific Tigers in a West Coast Conference game on Monday night at the McCarthey Athletic Center.  (Colin Mulvany/THE SPOKESMAN-REVIEW)

UPDATED: Fri., Jan. 8, 2021

It’s a rivalry again: Gonzaga women host Portland in key WCC game

As surprises go in college sports, few were bigger than last year’s University of Portland women’s basketball team. Picked to finish last in the West Coast Conference, the Pilots wound up fourth. They also won the West Coast Conference Tournament …

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