Actually had a little trouble participating in this one. No. 21 Gonzaga (26-4) is good but destined to be a NCAA tournament team. Will its run really be longer than Washington’s if it accepts a Women’s NIT bid?
The top seeded Zags will open West Coast Conference play against No. 8 seed San Francisco in the 6pm quarterfinal Friday at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. The Dons (12-18) defeated No. 9 seed Loyola Marymount University 63-62 in Thursday’s play-in game.