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Zykera Rice, center, pictured here in an early December matchup against Washington State, came up big on Monday, scoring 23 points in a victory over Pepperdine. (Libby Kamrowski / The Spokesman-Review)

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

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

MALIBU, Calif. – 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. Rice had six rebounds and a career-high six assists for ...

Gonzaga forward LeeAnne Wirth shoots over Idaho forward Nina Carlson in the Bulldogs’ win on Thursday  in the McCarthey Athletic Center. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Mon., Dec. 24, 2018, 4:03 p.m.

Gonzaga women move to No. 20 in latest AP basketball poll

The Gonzaga women, who capped their best nonconference season in program history with an 88-51 win over Idaho on Thursday, climbed one spot to No. 20 in the latest Associated Press Top 25 poll released on Monday. The Zags (11-1) ...

Gonzaga guard Laura Stockton hits the brakes against Idaho guard Mikayla Fernenz, Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, in the McCarthey Athletic Center. (Dan Pelle / The Spokesman-Review)

Photos: Gonzaga women defeat Idaho 88-51

Action from the Idaho at Gonzaga women's college basketball game on Thursday, Dec. 20, 2018, at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Wash.

Idaho’s Mikayla Ferenz’s shot is blocked by Northern Colorado’s Kianna Williams during last season’s  Big Sky Tournament championship game in Reno, Nev. (Tom R. Smedes / AP)

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 the arc.

Chandler Smith (30) of Gonzaga chases down a ball to regain possession against Washington State University on Dec. 9, 2018 in the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane. (Libby Kamrowski / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women remain at No. 21 in latest AP basketball poll

A day after improving to 10-1, the Gonzaga women’s basketball team remained No. 21 in The Associated Press women’s basketball poll on Monday. The Zags knocked off Missouri State 70-67 on Sunday for their sixth straight win. Gonzaga returns home ...

Chandler Smith, shown in a Dec. 9, 2018 game against Washington State, had 15 points and 10 rebounds in No. 21 Gonzaga’s win over Missouri State. (Libby Kamrowski / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 16, 2018, 9:25 p.m.

Smith’s double-double helps No. 21 Gonzaga women hold on

SPRINGFIELD, Mo. – Chandler Smith had 15 points and 10 rebounds, Zykera Rice added 13 and eight and No. 21 Gonzaga held off Missouri State 70-67 on Sunday. The Bulldogs (10-1), who have won six straight in their best-ever start, ...

Gonzaga’s Jill Townsend  drives to the basket  against Washington State  last Sunday in the McCarthey Athletic Center. (Libby Kamrowski / The Spokesman-Review)

UPDATED: Fri., Dec. 14, 2018, 6:33 p.m.

No. 21 Gonzaga women face test at Missouri State

The Gonzaga women have seen a little of everything this year. “It certainly seems like it,” said coach Lisa Fortier, whose team is 9-1 and ranked 21st partly because it’s able to adapt. “We’ve faced zone and now we’ve faced ...

Laura Stockton (11) of Gonzaga cheers from the bench against Washington State University on Sunday, Dec. 9, 2018 in the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane. The Zags beat the Cougars 76-53. (Libby Kamrowski / The Spokesman-Review)

Gonzaga women move to No. 21 in latest AP Top 25 rankings

Gonzaga moved up three spots to No. 21 in the latest AP Top 25 women’s basketball poll released on Monday. The Zags (9-1), coming off a 76-53 victory over Washington State, play at Missouri State on Sunday at noon. Meanwhile, ...

LeeAnne Wirth (4) of Gonzaga rebounds and goes back up for a shot in a game against WSU in the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Wash. on Dec. 9, 2018. (Libby Kamrowski / The Spokesman-Review)

Washington State at Gonzaga (Dec. 9)

Action from the Washington State at Gonzaga women's college basketball game on Saturday, Dec. 9, 2018, at the McCarthey Athletic Center in Spokane, Wash.




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Previous game:
Oregon State 76, Gonzaga 70


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