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Gonzaga 73, Portland 66

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PORTLAND, Ore. - Brynna Maxwell hit 7 of 10 from the field - 6 of 7 from 3-point range - and finished with 20 points to help No. 20 Gonzaga beat Portland, handing the Pilots their first loss in West Coast Conference play.

Esther Little had 12 points, nine rebounds and three steals for Gonzaga (17-2, 7-0). Kaylynne Truong also scored 12 points and Yvonne Ejim added 10

The Bulldogs have won 10 games in a row since an 84-63 loss at No. 2 Stanford on Nov. 4.

Haylee Andrews led Portland (12-6, 6-1) with 27 points on 10-of-14 shooting. Alex Fowler added 19 points and five assists.

The Pilots had their seven-game win streak snapped.

Maxwell hit a 3-pointer to make it 36-all at halftime and Gonzaga never again trailed. She made two more 3s in the first 95 seconds of the third quarter and added a 3-pointer and a layup in a 10-4 spurt that made it 53-47 when Truong hit a 3 with 1:48 left in the period.

The Bulldogs forced five Portland turnovers in the first six minutes of the fourth quarter, while outscoring the Pilots 16-6 to take a 14-point lead when Calli Stokes converted a three-point play with 3:57 to play.

Gonzaga shot 52% (32 of 61) from the field and scored 31 points off 23 Portland turnovers - including 13 Bulldogs steals.

January 14, 2023


Gonzaga
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
E. Hollingsworth F 30 1-6 0-0 0-0 1-4 4 0 0 3 1 2
Y. Ejim F 15 5-11 0-0 0-1 1-6 3 0 1 3 5 10
B. Maxwell G 34 7-10 0-0 6-7 2-4 0 0 2 1 3 20
K. Truong G 33 5-14 1-4 1-4 0-1 5 1 4 4 1 12
M. Williams G 29 3-6 0-0 0-0 1-2 1 0 2 3 3 6
E. Little 24 6-6 0-0 0-0 4-9 3 0 3 2 3 12
C. Stokes 21 3-5 1-1 0-1 0-0 1 0 0 1 4 7
D. Burton 8 2-3 0-0 0-0 0-1 0 0 0 0 0 4
P. Muma 6 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 1 0 1 0 0 0
Totals   200 32-61
(.525)
2-5
(.400)
7-13
(.538)
12-31 18 1 13 18 20 73


Portland
Player Pos Min FG-FGA FT-FTA 3P-3PA OR-TR Ast Blk Stl TO PF Pts
A. Fowler F 39 6-13 7-10 0-1 0-2 5 1 2 2 2 19
L. Kaitu'u F 19 0-2 0-0 0-0 2-3 1 0 0 1 0 0
H. Andrews G 35 10-14 3-5 4-6 1-6 4 0 2 5 2 27
E. Shearer G 29 2-5 0-0 1-4 2-5 2 0 1 5 4 5
M. Burnham G 19 0-5 0-0 0-2 1-2 0 0 0 0 2 0
K. Frawley 23 0-1 0-0 0-1 1-4 0 0 0 0 1 0
M. Meek 19 2-3 2-2 1-2 0-0 2 0 0 2 4 7
M. Bruno 13 1-2 0-0 1-1 0-2 0 0 1 4 2 3
K. Lenzie 4 1-1 0-0 1-1 0-0 1 0 0 3 0 3
M. Samia 0 1-1 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 2
E. Sewell 0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0-0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Totals   200 23-47
(.489)
12-17
(.706)
8-18
(.444)
7-25 15 1 6 23 17 66


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