GU Women defeat Xavier in first round of NCAA tournament
SPOKANE, Wa- It's a great day to be a Zag. Just hours after the Gonzaga men advanced to the Sweet 16, the 12th-seeded Gonzaga women posted their first ever NCAA Tournament victory, with a 74-59 win over 5th-seeded Xavier.
Heather Bowman led the way with 23 points. Courtney Vandersloot had 15 points and eleven assists.
Gonzaga will face 4th-seeded Pittsburgh in the second round.