PROVO– The nonconference schedule for the BYU women’s basketball group is still an operate in advancement, although its West Coast Conference schedule was settled just recently and revealed on Wednesday.The 18-game slate starts with the Cougars playing 5 video games in 13 days, including three on the road.BYU starts the tough
stretch hosting San Francisco and Santa Clara on Monday, Dec. 28, and Wednesday, Dec. 30. A three-game highway swing has BYU in Southern California beginning in San Diego, where it will play the Toreros on Jan. 4. BYU then dips into LMU on Thursday, Jan. 7, completing at Pepperdine on Saturday, Jan. 9. Two house computer game are on tap for BYU the following
week, with Saint Mary’s and Pacific checking out the Marriott Center on Jan. 14 and 16, respectively.Back on the road, the Cougars head to the Pacific Northwest to combat Portland and Gonzaga on Thursday, Jan. 21, and Saturday, Jan. 23. Portland won the 2020 WCC Women’s Basketball Championship in Las Vegas, while Gonzaga swept the series over BYU.”It is going to be an incredible and competitive league race this year. Portland returns everyone, Gonzaga is constantly hard and other groups have actually stacked their lineups with transfers.”– Jeff Judkins 3 home contests follow for the Cougars, starting with a check out from the San Diego Toreros on Saturday, Jan. 30
. The extremely first week of February has Pepperdine and LMU pertaining to Provo on Thursday, Feb. 4, and Saturday, Feb. 6. Games at Pacific and at Saint Mary’s are on the schedule for BYU the following week on Feb. 11 and Feb. 13. The Cougars play their final
2 home league computer game on Thursday, Feb. 18, and Saturday, Feb. 20, when Gonzaga and Portland pertain to the Marriott Center.BYU then liquidates league action on the roadway at Santa Clara and at San Francisco on Thursday, Feb. 25, and Saturday. Feb. 27. For the 13th year, the WCC Women’s Basketball Tournament will be held at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas from March 4-9. “It is going to be an incredible
and competitive league race this year, “BYU coach Jeff Judkins mentioned.” Portland returns everybody, Gonzaga is always tough and other groups have actually stacked their lineups with transfers. This year’s conference will probably be the very best that I have in fact seen since we joined the league.”In the 2020-21 conference season, the Cougars return the 2018-19 WCC Newbie of the Year in Shaylee Gonzales and in 2015’s WCC Defensive Player of the Year Sara Hamson. Hamson was a WCC second-team honoree
, while colleague Paisley Johnson Harding picked up WCC first-team accolades. Hamson led the nation in overall blocked shots (137 )and in blocked shots per video game with a 4.72 average. She was also a 2020 Naismith Women’s Basketball Defensive Player of the Year Semifinalist.