Dan Fotu scored 16 points on 7-of-10 shooting while collecting 10 rebounds, and Saint Mary’s beat Pacific 71-63 in Moraga, California, on Saturday night.
All game long, ESPN’s Roxy Bernstein and Corey Williams kept harping on something every Gonzaga fan knows as well as the names of their children.
Daniel Utomi scored season-high 23 points and the Southern California defense did the rest in a 70-51 victory over Washington State
Jenn Wirth grabbed 15 rebounds and scored 11 points as No. 15 Gonzaga clinched at least a share of the West Coast Conference regular-season championship with a 53-46 victory over Santa Clara on Saturday at the McCarthey Athletic Center.
Filip Petrusev had 27 points and 12 rebounds and the short-handed Gonzaga Bulldogs defeated the Pepperdine Waves 89-77 on Saturday night at Firestone Fieldhouse in Malibu, California.
Eastern Washington opened the second half of Big Sky Conference play at the top of the league standings, eyeing a final 10-game stretch that included six home games. It’s cooled off since.
Saturday’s game against Santa Clara will also serve as Senior Day for Loera and put her on the spot no matter what happens in the game.
Gonzaga doesn’t lack for motivation entering its final five regular-season games. The biggest source arrived last Saturday when the NCAA Tournament selection committee projected the Zags over San Diego State as the top seed in the West.
Emotions are sure to flow Saturday afternoon at the McCarthey Athletic Center as the Gonzaga women celebrate Senior Day.
Woolridge, who has been a standout defender all season and held star guards Payton Pritchard (Oregon) and Nico Mannion (Arizona) in check, wasn’t at his best at either end of the court against Pepperdine counterpart Colbey Ross.
Before Eastern Washington coach Shantay Legans handed in his preseason Big Sky Conference ballot in October, he dubbed Idaho - last place a season ago, last place in the polls and currently tied for last – a “sneaky good and talented” team.
Cody Riley scored 11 of his 19 points in overtime to lead UCLA to a 86-83 win over Washington State on Thursday night.
Jimbo Lull recorded 16 points and 14 rebounds as San Francisco topped Santa Clara 70-61 on Thursday night in Santa Clara, California.
Eastern Washington found itself on traditional Big Sky Conference contender Idaho’ heels thanks to a couple first-half runs, but the result was ultimately the same for the swooning Eagles.
Will Richardson scored 21 points, including 17 in the second half, and No. 17 Oregon rallied for a 68-60 victory over 16th-ranked Colorado on Thursday night.
Nick Rakocevic scored 19 points, Jonah Mathews added 16 and Southern California snapped a three-game losing streak as it rallied for a 62-56 victory over Washington on Thursday night.
There won’t be another 21-game winning streak for the Gonzaga women, at least not this season.
Freshmen Aliyah Boston and Zia Cooke had 13 points apiece, and No. 1 South Carolina overcame a sluggish start before rolling past Auburn 79-53 for its 18th straight victory on Thursday night.
That sounds strange with No. 2 Gonzaga’s tight seven-man rotation, but consider all seven average in double figures. That’s never happened in program history. No other team in the country has six in double digits, and just 15 squads have five.
South Carolina has received a notice of allegations from the NCAA involving former men’s basketball assistant Lamont Evans.