SPOKANE -- The Gonzaga women's basketball team battles Rutgers in Spokane in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament. The Scarlet Knights are the 6-seed, while the Bulldogs are the 11-seed.
The game is scheduled for 1:15 pm PST on Saturday inside McCarthey Athletic Center. Since the Zags were selected as a host team last year, they were automatically placed in Spokane for the first and second rounds. You can watch the game live on ESPN2.
Gonzaga (26-5) is in the NCAA Tournament for the fourth straight season. The Bulldogs won the regular season conference championship, but they came up short in the WCC Tournament, falling to BYU in the title game. The Zags have advanced to the Sweet 16 (2009-10) and the Elite Eight (2010-2011) the last two seasons.
We'll have the Gonzaga women's basketball team covered from every angle during the NCAA Tournament, especially in their time in Spokane. Stay tuned to KREM 2 News and KREM.com for all the latest on the Bulldogs.