Stories tagged: women's college basketball
UPDATED: Tue., May 14, 2019, 4:36 p.m.
The Gonzaga women will play in another eight-team Thanksgiving weekend tournament this season.
UPDATED: Sat., April 6, 2019, 9:25 p.m.
Kim Mulkey climbed the steps to the dais at the Final Four, six-month-old grandson Kannon Reid in tow, and the baby’s proud mother watching from the side.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 10:27 p.m.
The Irish will face Baylor for the crown Sunday night, trying to become the fourth school to win consecutive championships — UConn, Tennessee and Southern California have done it.
UPDATED: Fri., April 5, 2019, 10:31 p.m.
Kalani Brown scored 22 points and Lauren Cox added 21 as Baylor held off Final Four newcomer Oregon 72-67 Friday night to reach the women’s championship game for the first …
Thu., April 4, 2019, 9:13 p.m.
Oregon senior forward Oti Gildon is the rare Spokane product to reach the NCAA women’s Final Four, which kicks off Friday when the No. 2 seed Ducks face top-seeded Baylor …
Tue., April 2, 2019, 4:34 p.m.
As the Gonzaga women left the court at Gill Coliseum on the night of March 25, their faces showed fatigue and disappointment, but not a trace of “What if?”
Mon., April 1, 2019, 8:18 p.m.
Napheesa Collier has had an incredible senior year so far, leading UConn back to the Final Four for a 12th consecutive year. The senior forward averaged 20.9 points, 10.5 rebounds …
UPDATED: Sun., March 31, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
Off to Oregon’s first appearance in the Final Four, guard Sabrina Ionescu set the theme for the second-seeded Ducks. “All I gotta say is we’re not done yet,” Ionescu said …
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 9:26 p.m.
Arike Ogunbowale scored a career-high 34 points, Jessica Shepard added 24 points and 14 rebounds, and defending national champion Notre Dame beat Texas A&M 87-80.
UPDATED: Sat., March 30, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
Women’s NCAA Tournament: Baylor beats South Carolina 93-68, returns to Elite Eight in Greensboro Regional
Kim Mulkey has led Baylor to two national titles, so she knows the traits a contender ought to have.
UPDATED: Fri., March 29, 2019, 10:56 p.m.
Women’s NCAA Tournament roundup: Second-seeded Oregon holds off South Dakota State to earn spot in Elite Eight
Ruthy Hebard had 24 points and 14 rebounds, and Sabrina Ionescu added 17 points and 11 assists to send second-seeded Oregon to its third straight Elite Eight with a 63-53 …
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 10:43 p.m.
Aari McDonald tallied 18 points and 11 assists, and Arizona defeated Idaho 68-60 to reach the quarterfinals of the NIT on Thursday.
UPDATED: Thu., March 28, 2019, 6:43 p.m.
Kalani Brown has won Big 12 titles and been to the NCAA Tournament all four of her seasons at Baylor.
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 10:47 p.m.
The Sweet 16 is set and Missouri State is crashing the party for the first time in 18 years. The 11th-seeded Lady Bears last got this far in 2001 behind …
UPDATED: Tue., March 26, 2019, 9:18 p.m.
Gonzaga players reflect on numerous accomplishments after ‘roller-coaster year’ comes to an end at Oregon State
Her college basketball career had ended 10 minutes earlier in a game that could have gone either way. But Chandler Smith didn’t talk about the missed opportunities in a six-point …
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 11:13 p.m.
Once again, Oregon State found a way – and the Gonzaga women are finding their way home after a remarkable season. In a game that wasn’t decided until the final …
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 10:30 p.m.
Gonzaga expected to face some adversity Monday night. The heat in Gill Coliseum, the crowd of 8,000-plus – those were givens. But foul trouble? That wasn’t in the equation, but …
Mon., March 25, 2019, 9:41 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Oregon State’s 76-70 victory over Gonzaga at Gill Coliseum in Corvallis, Oregon.
UPDATED: Mon., March 25, 2019, 8:51 p.m.
Recap and highlights: Oregon State uses late surge to top fifth-seeded Gonzaga in second round of NCAA Tournament
CORVALLIS, Ore. – Mikayla Pivec notched a double-double of 19 points and 11 rebounds as fourth-seeded Oregon State used a late run to down No. 5 seed Gonzaga 76-70 in …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 10:38 p.m.
No hard feelings, Gonzaga fans: Katie Baker still roots for the Zags. So does her mom, who continues to own season tickets to see the women at the Kennel. But …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:32 p.m.
It’s not about the minutes, it’s what you do with them. Gonzaga reserves Melody Kempton and Louise Forsyth learned that lesson the easy way on Saturday. Now they hope to …
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:24 p.m.
To hear the coaches four years later, there were no losers in that epic second-round NCAA Tournament game between Gonzaga and Oregon State.
UPDATED: Sun., March 24, 2019, 9:14 p.m.
Now who’s feeling vulnerable? With all they’ve endured in the last two weeks, it should have been the Gonzaga women.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 9:30 p.m.
Women’s NCAA Tournament roundup: Oregon State downs Boise State in overtime, sets up second-round showdown with Gonzaga
Mikayla Pivec had 20 points and 12 rebounds, and the fourth-seeded Oregon State Beavers withstood a major scare from No. 13 Boise State for an 80-75 overtime victory in the …
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:50 p.m.
Injured Gonzaga guard Jill Townsend surprises teammates ahead of NCAA Tournament win over Little Rock
The plan came together early Friday afternoon on the Townsend family ranch in Okanogan, Washington.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 7:42 p.m.
Key moment, offensive MVP and defensive MVP from Gonzaga’s 68-51 victory over Little Rock.
UPDATED: Sat., March 23, 2019, 8:39 p.m.
Zykera Rice scored 18 points and Katie Campbell added 15 as the Gonzaga women defeated Little Rock 68-51 in a first-round NCAA Tournament game Saturday afternoon at Gill Coliseum.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 10:49 p.m.
Good vibes in Gill Coliseum: Gonzaga has happy memories of previous NCAA Tournament trip to Corvallis
As the NCAA women’s bracket was revealed on Monday afternoon, Gonzaga coach Lisa Fortier was all business.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 6:35 p.m.
Laura Stockton still has wheels. However, on Friday they were attached to the legs of a courtside chair.
UPDATED: Fri., March 22, 2019, 6:45 p.m.
Gonzaga head coach Lisa Fortier and her players said all the right things – and then some – Friday about their first-round dance partner, Little Rock.