Spokane, Wash. – USC went on a 13-2 run in the last five minutes of the game to beat Gonzaga 58-51 at home, snapping a 32-home game winning streak.
Ashley Corral lead the Trojans with 19 points, while Briana Gilbreath added 13, and Jacki Gemelos chipped in 14 rebounds. Kelly Bowen was the high-scorer for the Bulldogs, with 15, and Haiden Palmer had 13.
Gonzaga lead 49-45 with 5:20 to go, when USC Coach Michael Cooper called a timeout. After that, the Trojans went on their run to close out the game.
– IM in OC
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Zags fans stand and cheer their team during warmups. The game was a near sell out with only the last row empty. This fan support and intensity is what women’s basketball is all about, says IM in OC.
USC guard Jacki Gemelos (#23) looks for Cassie Harberts under the basket.
The team gathers around Coach Michael Cooper during a timeout.
Trojan forward Briana Gilbreath, at far left, begins to run the ball in the second half.
Pictures by IM in OC