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For the second straight year, Courtney Vandersloot is a first-team All-WNBA player.
Courtney Vandersloot got a little help to record her 220th assist of the season, making her the first player in WNBA history to average 10 assists a game.
During what might be called “a slow news period” for area colleges, a couple of announcements out of the University of Idaho are noteworthy.
Former Gonzaga All-American Courtney Vandersloot, the starting point guard for the Chicago Sky, had a record-breaking week that earned the two-time WNBA All-Star a couple of honors.
It’s a near impossible task to assemble Gonzaga’s top 20 athletes since 2000 from 16 teams, eight women’s and eight men’s. The men’s basketball team alone has 17 players that have earned All-America status in that time frame and nine Zags played in NBA games this season. So feel free to compile your own list if you have a spare 48 hours or so.
In these uncertain times, it doesn’t seem too far-fetched to visit a classic after checking in with former Gonzaga basketball star Courtney Vandersloot. “It was the best of times, it was the worst of times ...”
Somebody suggested it would be a good time to pick Gonzaga’s All-Vegas team.Can’t do it, I demurred. No credibility. I’m never up at 5 a.m. to see which Zags fans are still blinking through the cigarette haze and piling up chips at the Orleans Casino craps tables – and somehow still manage to make their tee times. No, they said. Basketball. Oh. Well, that’s different.
Since the West Coast Conference Tournament moved to Las Vegas more than a decade ago, Gonzaga has been one of the best bets in town.
For the Gonzaga women’s basketball program this past decade, the ride never stopped.
On Tuesday night, the former Gonzaga All-American had 10 assists to bring her single-season total to 263 and break her WNBA record set last year.
Erica Wheeler hoped to make her All-Star debut an unforgettable one. She certainly did, walking away with the MVP award.
It’s always fun to see family and friends, but after nine years in the WNBA, a trip to Seattle doesn’t have the same allure that it once did for Courtney Vandersloot.
Cheyenne Parker came off the bench and scored 18 points with 11 rebounds and the Chicago Sky held off the Seattle Storm 78-71 on Sunday night.
Allie Quigley scored 25 points, Diamond DeShields added 21 and the Chicago Sky beat the defending champion Seattle Storm 83-79 on Saturday night.
For the second time in her career, former Gonzaga guard Courtney Vandersloot picked up All-WNBA second-team honors
Courtney Vandersloot set the WNBA single-season assists record as the 2018 season wound down last month, just as John Stockton did in the NBA in 1991.
Courtney Vandersloot hit two free throws with 2.2 seconds left and broke the WNBA’s single-season assists record, helping the Chicago Sky beat the Minnesota Lynx 91-88. Vandersloot set the record on a no-look, one-handed pass in the third quarter that gave her 237 assists, breaking Ticha Penicheiro’s mark set in 2000.
Courtney Vandersloot became the seventh player to have a triple-double in WNBA history, finishing with 13 points, 10 rebounds and a career-best 15 assists in the Chicago Sky’s 114-99 victory over the Dallas Wings. Vandersloot set a franchise record with 10 first-half assists and tied her team mark of 14 midway through the third quarter. Ticha Penicheiro holds the league record of 16.
Courtney Vandersloot, who leads the league with 7.7 assists per game and ranks sixth in the league in 3-point percentage (42.3), continues to jockey with Minnesota’s Tanisha Wright for 12th all time. Vandersloot is currently in the lead 1,265-1,259.