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Gonzaga Women Pull Out A Victory Over Wisconsin

Gonzaga hosts Wisconsin Friday night at the McCarthey Athletic Center (Photo: SWX) Gonzaga hosts Wisconsin Friday night at the McCarthey Athletic Center (Photo: SWX)
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UPDATE: Gonzaga Women beat Wisconsin at The Kennel Friday Night, 62-53. They next face Monmouth at home on November 18th at 6pm.

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Fresh off an exciting win at USC, Gonzaga is gearing up Friday to face an even tougher opponent: Wisconsin.

Wisconsin is a much more experienced team and a major power in the Big 10 conference. Coach Kelly Graves hopes The Kennel will work its magic once again, as he prepares for another NCAA Tournament-caliber team.

"They have experienced players and a couple of marquis kids," said Graves. "Taylor Wurtz is as good a player as you're going to find, she was All-Big 10. They're a typical Big 10 team. They're big, they're strong, they're very physical and they're very skilled and schooled defensively."

 

*Watch the game LIVE on SWX Friday at 6 p.m., and then watch highlights and postgame interviews on SWX Tonight at 10:30.

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