12:53 AM EST, Sun February 14, 2016
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GU women face a tougher WCC this year

If she didn’t know already, Gonzaga women’s basketball coach Lisa Fortier got confirmation this week that the West Coast Conference is tougher this season than usual. Conversations this week with rival coaches erased any doubts. “I had wondered, ii it just us?” Fortier said as the Bulldogs – winners of 11 straight WCC regular-season titles – reside in the middle of the pack. Well, a little: GU lost Sunny Greinacher and Keani Albanez to graduation, and Elle Tinkle and Emma Wolfram to injury. For now they’re also without starting forward Kiara Kudron, who’s expected back...

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GU women beat LMU, the morning after

Faced with more adversity, Shaniqua Nilles and the Gonzaga women didn’t just stare it down. They smiled in its face. Coming into Thursday’s game against Loyola Marymount, the Bulldogs had lost five of their previous six games, then lost yet another key player when forward Kiara Kudron suffered a wrist injury last weekend. If you’re counting, that makes three big injuries for the Bulldogs, who’ve lost Elle Tinkle and Emma Wolfram for the season. Fortunately, Kudron is expected back soon.  Shaniqua Nilles can relate. After GU dispatched LMU 83-68, Nilles recalled that she’d...

St. Louis Post-Dispatch

Mizzou's Isabell, MSU's Ware unavailable

Bulldogs' leading scorer, rebounder doesn't make trip to Columbia while recovering from concussion.

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UGA-LSU: 3 things to know

Georgia will look for its second road win of the season on Tuesday.  The Bulldogs go up against the favorite to be No. 1 NBA draft pick in LSU's Ben Simmons. And they'll do it on national television. Watch Georgia will try to stop the freshman phenom, on ESPN at 9 p.m. The Bulldogs (11-6, 4-3) are a game behind the Tigers (12-7,5-2) in the SEC standings for second place. LSU beat Georgia last season in double overtime in Baton Rouge.  Here are three things to watch Tuesday night: Injury update J.J. Frazier played a superb game against Arkansas, leading all scorers with 26 points on 8-of-15...