GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Gonzaga 77, Eastern Michigan 68

LAS VEGAS - Jenn Wirth had 18 points and 10 rebounds, Jill Townsend added 11 points and 10 rebounds, and No. 25 Gonzaga beat Eastern Michigan 77-68 in the opening day of the Holiday Hoops Classic.

Gonzaga closed the second quarter with a 6-1 run for a 39-32 halftime lead and closed the third quarter with a 10-3 run to lead 57-45.

Melody Kempton added 13 points and eight rebounds for the Bulldogs (4-2) and Kaylynne Truong made all four of her shots from the field, including a pair of 3-pointers, to score 11.

Jenna Annecchiarico had 27 points and JaBria Knight added 24 for the Eagles (3-3).

The Bulldogs outrebounded the Eagles 49-27 and shut down Areanna Combs, the Eagles' leading scorer. Combs averaged 20.6 points coming into the game and finished with four points on 1-of-10 shooting.


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December 20, 2020


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