Gonzaga advances to Elite Eight with win over Louisville


Associated Press

SPOKANE, Wash.

Courtney Vandersloot had 29 points, seven assists and seven steals, Janelle Bekkering scored eight of her 15 points in the final 4:01 and No. 11 seed Gonzaga advanced to the Spokane Regional final with a 76-69 win over Louisville on Saturday night.

Gonzaga (31-4) became the lowest seed in NCAA history to reach the Elite Eight. Shoni Schimmel led Louisville (22-13) with 18 points, but missed 12 of her first 13 shots.

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