Gonzaga Women Shoot for Ninth-Straight Conference Crown - SWX Right Now-Sports for Spokane, CdA, Tri-Cities, WA

Gonzaga Basketball

Gonzaga Women Shoot for Ninth-Straight Conference Crown

Updated:
The Gonzaga women begin conference play Saturday at home against San Diego (Photo: SWX) The Gonzaga women begin conference play Saturday at home against San Diego (Photo: SWX)
SPOKANE, Wash. -

Coming off a tough loss on Saturday to Washington State, the Gonzaga women are ready to blast off into the WCC season. First on the "To Do" list: San Diego.

The Zags begin their quest for a ninth-straight WCC crown Friday night when they host the Toreros at McCarthey Athletic Center.

Gonzaga swept San Diego last year, winning both games by double digits. But that was last year and this is a new and improved West Coast Conference, believes coach Kelly Graves.

"Our conference is – we're having a great year," said Graves, who noted the conference is No. 7 in the RPI rankings. "The Pac-12 is sixth, so we're right on their heel. I think it speaks well for the depth of our conference. Conference [play] is going to be tough. It's going to be a dogfight each and every night and that's not just a cliché, that's gonna be the reality."

Saturday's game against the Toreros will be broadcast regionally on SWX beginning at 2 p.m. (PT).

  • College SportsCollegeMore>>

  • WSU Football Announces Practice Schedule

    WSU Football Announces Practice Schedule

    Washington State University Head Football Coach Mike Leach and the Cougar football team open fall camp Saturday, Aug. 2, with an 2:30 p.m. practice at Sacajawea Middle School in Lewiston, Idaho.More >>
    Washington State University Head Football Coach Mike Leach and the Cougar football team open fall camp Saturday, Aug. 2, with an 2:30 p.m. practice at Sacajawea Middle School in Lewiston, Idaho.More >>
  • EWU Football Adds Texas Tech Clash In 2017

    EWU Football Adds Texas Tech Clash In 2017

    Eastern Washington University head football coach Beau Baldwin will forever remember his first trip to Lubbock, Texas, and now his Eagles will make a second trip to play at Texas Tech on Sept. 2, 2017 in an announcement made jointly by the two schools...More >>
    Eastern Washington University head football coach Beau Baldwin will forever remember his first trip to Lubbock, Texas, and now his Eagles will make a second trip to play at Texas Tech on Sept. 2, 2017 in an announcement made jointly by the two schools...
    More >>
  • Pippins Cruise Past Walla Walla, 12-2

    Pippins Cruise Past Walla Walla, 12-2

    After narrowly holding on for an 8-7 victory Tuesday night in Walla Walla, the Yakima Valley Pippins found themselves in a much more comfortable game Wednesday night, scoring eight runs the first three innings to take a 12-2 win over the Sweets.More >>
    After narrowly holding on for an 8-7 victory Tuesday night in Walla Walla, the Yakima Valley Pippins found themselves in a much more comfortable game Wednesday night, scoring eight runs the first three innings to take a 12-2 win over the Sweets.More >>
Powered by WorldNow
All content © Copyright 2000 - 2014 WorldNow and SWXRN. All Rights Reserved.
For more information on this site, please read our Privacy Policy and Terms of Service.