GAMEDAY Womens Basketball

Gonzaga 77, Loyola Marymount 39


Associated Press

SPOKANE, Wash. - Jenn Wirth scored 19 points, Jill Townsend added 18 and No. 21 Gonzaga captured the West Coast Conference championship outright with a 77-39 win over Loyola Marymount.

The Bulldogs (21-3, 16-1), who have won five-straight league titles and 17 overall, outscored the Lions (5-18, 4-14) 43-8 over the second and third quarters.

A three-pointer by Jasmine Jones had the Lions within 16-15 less than a minute into the second quarter but they were their only points until the 6:54 mark of the third quarter.

The Bulldogs scored 26 straight points while Loyola Marymount was 0 for 14 with nine turnovers.

Trailing 57-20 after three quarters, the Lions scored 19 points in the fourth, doubling their field goals from seven to 14. They went 7 of 14 from 3-point range and 7 of 35 inside. They were outrebounded 45-20 and had 22 turnovers.

Ariel Johnson scored 11 points for the Lions.

Gonzaga earned a double-bye into the WCC semifinals and won't play until a week from Monday in Las Vegas.

February 27, 2021


Loyola Marymount
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
K. Clark F 32 3-6 1-2 0-0 1-3 1 0 0 2 3 7
M. Mandel F 24 0-3 1-4 0-0 0-1 0 1 1 1 4 1
A. Johnson G 36 4-14 0-0 3-5 2-5 1 0 2 8 1 11
N. Rodriguez G 34 3-10 0-0 2-3 0-1 1 0 4 5 1 8
C. Gordon G 32 0-3 0-0 0-3 0-0 1 0 0 2 1 0
J. Jones 24 3-7 0-2 2-3 2-5 1 0 1 1 2 8
C. Ellington 15 1-6 2-2 0-0 0-2 1 0 1 1 2 4
H. Herdman 3 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Totals   200 14-49
(.286)
4-10
(.400)
7-14
(.500)
8-20 6 1 9 22 14 39


Gonzaga
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
J. Wirth F 28 9-12 1-1 0-0 2-6 3 0 1 1 3 19
L. Wirth F 25 2-7 3-4 0-0 4-6 1 0 4 3 3 7
G. Barfield F 2 0-1 0-0 0-1 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
J. Townsend G 25 8-12 1-1 1-3 1-2 2 0 2 4 1 18
L. Forsyth G 13 1-3 1-2 0-1 1-3 1 0 0 1 0 3
K. Truong 23 2-7 4-4 0-4 0-4 5 0 0 1 0 8
C. Walker 17 2-5 0-0 2-4 0-1 0 0 1 0 0 6
K. Truong 15 1-6 0-0 0-4 1-2 4 0 1 1 0 2
M. Kempton 12 0-0 2-2 0-0 1-4 0 1 0 2 3 2
A. O'Connor 12 1-2 0-0 1-2 1-3 0 0 1 0 0 3
A. Virjoghe 9 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-3 0 1 1 2 0 0
M. Williams 6 0-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0
L. Scanlon 5 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 0 1 0 0
Y. Ejim 4 3-3 1-1 0-0 2-2 0 0 1 0 1 7
E. Hollingsworth 4 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 1 1 0 2
Totals   200 30-60
(.500)
13-15
(.867)
4-19
(.211)
18-45 18 2 14 17 11 77



Officials: Jen Zylstra, Cheryll Blue, Robert Scofield
Attendance: 200




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