No. 23 Gonzaga women win at Wisconsin
Senior point guard Jazmine Redmon of Spokane scored 15 points, one shy of her career high, as No. 23 Gonzaga won 70-55 at Wisconsin.
The Associated Press
MADISON, Wis. – Senior point guard Jazmine Redmon scored 15 points, one shy of her career high, as No. 23 Gonzaga pulled away from Wisconsin in the second half Tuesday night for a 70-55 women’s basketball victory.
Redmon, who is from Spokane, made 5 of 8 shots from the field to help the Zags (8-1) win their sixth game in a row.
Junior guard Danielle Walter, who is from Pasco, had a season-high 10 points — eight in the final six minutes. She helped Gonzaga’s bench outscore Wisconsin’s reserves 18-7.
Sunny Greinacher, who was honored Monday as the West Coast Conference player of the week, had 12 points for Gonzaga and Keani Albanez added 10 points and five steals.
Gonzaga shot 45.6 percent from the field and limited the Badgers (6-3) to 32.1 percent.
Wisconsin led 29-28 at halftime but Gonzaga responded by scoring the first nine points of the second half.
After the Badgers reduced their lead to two points, the Zags went on a 10-0 run for a 52-40 lead with 9:10 remaining. Redmon had eight points in that surge.
Gonzaga visits sixth-ranked Stanford (7-1) on Saturday.
Utah men win
SALT LAKE CITY – Jordan Loveridge had 27 points to help the Utah men’s team beat Idaho State 74-66.
Delon Wright scored 15 points for the Utes (8-1).
Senior Tomas Sanchez, a former standout at Shorewood High School in Shoreline, had 19 points to lead Idaho State (3-3).
• Janae Sharpe’s free throw with 31 seconds left closed out scoring as the Cal State Northridge women beat visiting USC 65-64. The Matadors (3-7) had been 0-8 in games against USC (5-4) at the Division I level.
• David Kravish had 16 points and eight rebounds to help the California men beat visiting Nevada 92-84 and improve to 7-3.