Gonzaga Women Hold #20 Spot in AP Poll - Spokane, North Idaho News & Weather KHQ.com

Gonzaga Women Hold #20 Spot in AP Poll

Written By Gonzaga University Athletics

SPOKANE, Wash. – The Gonzaga University women's basketball team stood firm at No. 20 in the Associated Press Top 25 Poll that was released Monday.

The Bulldogs received 41 extra points in this week's poll for a total of 235.

In their No. 20 spot, the Zags are behind LSU (No. 19; 274 points) and ahead of the University of Nebraska (No. 21; 202 points).

The University of Connecticut continues to lead the poll with all 36 first-place votes and 900 points total. The University of Notre Dame and Duke University round out the top three.

Gonzaga improved its record to 22-3 overall and 12-1 in the West Coast Conference with two wins this past week. The Bulldogs defeated Pepperdine University 86-51 and defeated Loyola Marymount University 88-51.

AP Top 25

RK

TEAM

RECORD

PTS

1

Connecticut (36)

25-0

900

2

Notre Dame

23-0

864

3

Duke

22-2

811

4

Louisville

23-2

758

5

South Carolina

22-2

739

6

Stanford

22-2

737

7

Baylor

20-3

710

8

Tennessee

19-4

659

9

Maryland

19-4

604

10

North Carolina State

21-3

541

11

Penn State

18-5

525

12

Oklahoma State

19-4

452

13

West Virginia

20-3

448

14

Texas A&M

18-6

380

15

Arizona State

20-4

359

16

Vanderbilt

17-5

355

17

North Carolina

17-6

317

18

Kentucky

17-6

298

19

LSU

18-6

274

20

Gonzaga

22-3

235

21

Nebraska

17-5

202

22

California

16-7

118

23

Purdue

17-7

113

24

St. John's

18-5

69

25

Michigan State

16-8

61

  • Others receiving votes: Middle Tennessee 32, Rutgers 31, Wichita State 29, Iowa 14, Texas 12, Oklahoma 12, Chattanooga 10, DePaul 9, Bowling Green 5, Florida State 5, Florida 3, Georgia Tech 3, James Madison 3, Michigan 2, Syracuse 1
HD DOPPLER 6i
/
  • GonzagaGonzagaMore>>

  • Gonzaga brings the big bats en route to 17-2 rout over Pepperdine in WCC Championship

    Gonzaga brings the big bats en route to 17-2 rout over Pepperdine in WCC Championship

    Gonzaga AthleticsGonzaga Athletics
    Gonzaga AthleticsGonzaga Athletics
    Gonzaga Athletics STOCKTON, Calif. — Senior Jake Vieth hit two homers and Gonzaga baseball rolled on offense to a WCC Tournament Championship and NCAA Tournament berth with a 17-2 win over top-seeded Pepperdine on Saturday in Stockton, Calif. “You can’t beat that, our pitchers have carried us all year and I loved the way our offense was dialed in this weekend,” head coach Mark Machtolf said. “The way the guys responded again this weekend was phenomenal....>>
    Gonzaga Athletics STOCKTON, Calif. — Senior Jake Vieth hit two homers and Gonzaga baseball rolled on offense to a WCC Tournament Championship and NCAA Tournament berth with a 17-2 win over top-seeded Pepperdine on Saturday in Stockton, Calif. “You can’t beat that, our pitchers have carried us all year and I loved the way our offense was dialed in this weekend,” head coach Mark Machtolf said. “The way the guys responded again this weekend was phenomenal....>>
  • Zags score 13 runs in win over LMU in WCC Tournament

    Zags score 13 runs in win over LMU in WCC Tournament

    Photo: Gonzaga AthleticsPhoto: Gonzaga Athletics
    Photo: Gonzaga AthleticsPhoto: Gonzaga Athletics

    Gonzaga had a 4-0 lead through five innings, but broke the game open with a seven-run sixth inning. Altogether the Zags pounded out 15 hits on the day and scored a season-high-tying 13 runs.

    >>

    Gonzaga had a 4-0 lead through five innings, but broke the game open with a seven-run sixth inning. Altogether the Zags pounded out 15 hits on the day and scored a season-high-tying 13 runs.

    >>
  • Gonzales flawless in Mariners 1-0 win over Athletics

    Gonzales flawless in Mariners 1-0 win over Athletics

    Mariners extend their winning streak to 5 gamesMariners extend their winning streak to 5 games
    Mariners extend their winning streak to 5 gamesMariners extend their winning streak to 5 games

    Former Gonzaga Bulldogs pitcher Marco Gonzales was flawless in Wednesday's game against the Athletics, leading the Mariners to a 1-0 victory.

    >>

    Former Gonzaga Bulldogs pitcher Marco Gonzales was flawless in Wednesday's game against the Athletics, leading the Mariners to a 1-0 victory.

    >>