2017 West Coast Conference Women's Basketball Tournament

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2017 West Coast Conference Women's Basketball Tournament
Classification Division I
Season 2016–17
Teams 10
Finals site Orleans Arena
Paradise, Nevada
Champions Gonzaga (7th title)
Winning coach Lisa Fortier (1st title)
MVP Jill Barta (Gonzaga)
Attendance 35,308
Television ESPNU/BYUtv
← 2016
2018 →
2016–17 West Coast Conference women's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Gonzaga 14 4   .778     26 7   .788
BYU 13 5   .722     20 12   .625
Saint Mary's 13 5   .722     20 13   .606
San Francisco 11 7   .611     18 13   .581
Loyola Marymount 9 9   .500     14 16   .467
Santa Clara 9 9   .500     14 16   .467
San Diego 7 11   .389     14 16   .467
Pacific 5 13   .278     10 21   .323
Pepperdine 5 13   .278     7 23   .233
Portland 4 14   .222     6 24   .200
2017 WCC Tournament winner
As of March 18, 2017; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2017 West Coast Conference Women's Basketball Tournament was held from March 2–7, 2017 at Orleans Arena in the Las Vegas Valley community of Paradise, Nevada. Seeds were determined solely on conference record. Regular-season champion Gonzaga added the tournament crown to its résumé, earning the conference's automatic bid to the 2017 NCAA Division I Women's Basketball Tournament.

Seeds

WCC tiebreaker procedures went as follows:

  1. Head-to-head
  2. Record against the top-seeded team(s) not involved in the tie, going down through the seedings as needed
  3. Higher RPI
Seed School Conference Overall* Tiebreaker
1 Gonzaga 14–4 23–6
2 BYU 13–5 19–10 1–1 vs. Gonzaga
3 Saint Mary's 13–5 18–11 0–2 vs. Gonzaga
4 San Francisco 11–7 17–12
5 Loyola Marymount 9–9 14–15 1–1 vs. Saint Mary's
6 Santa Clara 9–9 14–15 0–2 vs. Saint Mary's
7 San Diego 7–11 13–15
8 Pepperdine 5–13 7–22 2–0 vs. San Diego
9 Pacific 5–13 9–20 0–2 vs. San Diego
10 Portland 4–14 6–23

* Overall record at end of regular season.

Schedule

Session Game Time* Matchup# Television Attendance
First round – Thursday March 2, 2017
1 1 12:00 PM #8 Pepperdine 55 vs. #9 Pacific 73
BYUtv
7,089
2 2:00 PM #7 San Diego 74 vs. #10 Portland 47
Quarterfinals – Thursday, March 2 & Friday March 3, 2017
2 3 6:00 PM #3 Saint Mary's 60 vs. #6 Santa Clara 57
BYUtv
7,089
4 8:00 PM #4 San Francisco 80 vs. #5 Loyola Marymount 67
3 5 12:00 PM #1 Gonzaga 91 vs. #9 Pacific 59
7,209
6 2:00 PM #2 BYU 75 vs. #7 San Diego 66 (OT)
Semifinals – Monday, March 6, 2017
4 7 12:00 PM #1 Gonzaga 77 vs #4 San Francisco 46
BYUtv
7,148
8 2:00 PM #2 BYU 49 vs #3 Saint Mary's 59
Championship – Tuesday, March 7, 2017
5 9 1:00 PM #1 Gonzaga 86 vs. #3 Saint Mary's 75
ESPNU
6,773
*Game times in PT. #-Rankings denote tournament seeding.

Bracket and Scores

  • All BYUtv games were simulcast online and streamed at TheW.tv.
  First round Quarterfinals Semifinals Championship
                                     
       
  1 Gonzaga 91  
    8 Pacific 59  
8 Pepperdine 55
9 Pacific 73  
  1 Gonzaga 77  
  4 San Francisco 46  
       
       
  4 San Francisco 80
    5 Loyola Marymount 67  
     
       
  1 Gonzaga 86
  3 Saint Mary's 75
       
       
  2 BYU 75OT
    7 San Diego 66  
7 San Diego 74
10 Portland 47  
  2 BYU 49
  3 Saint Mary's 59  
       
       
  3 Saint Mary's 60
    6 Santa Clara 57  
     

Game Summaries

First round

#8 Pacific vs. #9 Pepperdine

Broadcasters: Spencer Linton & Kristen Kozlowski
Series History: Pacific leads series 7–3

BYUtv
Mar 2
12:00 PM PST
#9 Pepperdine Waves 55, #8 Pacific Tigers 73
Scoring by quarter: 15–15, 15–20, 15–13, 10–25
Pts: Yasmine Robinson-Bacote 18
Rebs: Yasmine Robinson-Bacote 13
Asts: 3 with 3
Pts: Chelsea Lidy 16
Rebs: 3 with 7
Asts: GeAnna Luaulu-Summers 9
Orleans Arena
Paradise, NV
Attendance: 7,089
Referees: Darren Krzesnik, Cheryl Flores, Paul Patterson

#7 San Diego vs. #10 Portland

Broadcasters: Spencer Linton & Kristen Kozlowski
Series History: Series –

BYUtv
Mar 2
2:15 PM PST
#7 San Diego Toreros 74, #10 Portland Pilots 47
Scoring by quarter: 14–8, 15–10, 24–15, 21–14
Pts: A. Ward-El 15
Rebs: C. Buhr 8
Asts: C. Woodward 4
Pts: K. Van Loo 16
Rebs: J. Spencer 6
Asts: K. Van Loo 3
Orleans Arena
Paradise, NV
Attendance: 7,089
Referees: Richard Waters, Karen Lasuik, Kenneth Nash

Quarterfinals

#3 St. Mary's vs. #6 Santa Clara

Broadcasters: Dave McCann & Blaine Fowler
Series History: Series –

BYUtv
Mar 2
6:00 PM PST
#3 Saint Mary's Gaels 60, #6 Santa Clara Broncos 57
Scoring by quarter: 12–13, 11–19, 22–12, 15–13
Pts: S. Raggio 19
Rebs: S. Raggio 9
Asts: M. McKay 4
Pts: E. Wolph 16
Rebs: M. McGwire 7
Asts: 2 with 3
Orleans Arena
Paradise, NV
Attendance: 7,089

#4 San Francisco vs. #5 Loyola Marymount

Broadcasters: Dave McCann & Kristen Kozlowski
Series History: Series –

BYUtv
Mar 2
8:15 PM PST
#4 San Francisco Dons 80, #5 Loyola Marymount Lions 67
Scoring by quarter: 20–18, 21–16, 13–18, 26–15
Pts: A. Seilund, K. Simon 19
Rebs: M. Rakova 11
Asts: K. Simon 5
M. Rakova: Double-Double with 16 pts and 11 rebs
Pts: C. Wallace 19
Rebs: J. Johnson 12
Asts: 3 with 3
Orleans Arena
Paradise, NV
Attendance: 7,089

#1 Gonzaga vs. #9 Pacific

Broadcasters: Spencer Linton & Kristen Kozlowski
Series History: Series –

BYUtv
Mar 3
12:00 PM
#1 Gonzaga Bulldogs 91, #9 Pacific Tigers 59
Scoring by quarter: 15–13, 22–17, 26–6, 28–23
Pts: J. Barta 22
Rebs: K. Kudron 11
Asts: L. Stockton 5
Pts: G. Luaulu-Summers 18
Rebs: J. Grant 9
Asts: 2 with 3
Orleans Arena
Paradise, NV
Attendance: 7,209

#2 BYU vs. #7 San Diego

Broadcasters: Spencer Linton & Kristen Kozlowski
Series History: Series –

BYUtv
Mar 3
2:15 PM PST
#2 BYU Cougars 75, #7 San Diego Toreros 66 (OT)
Scoring by quarter: 7–21, 18–15, 20–12, 14–11, Overtime: 16–7
Pts: C. Broadhead 22
Rebs: K. Purcell 16
Asts: K. Nielson 4
Pts: A. El-Ward 18
Rebs: C. Burr 14
Asts: 2 with 2
Orleans Arena
Paradise, NV
Attendance: 7,209
Referees: Cheryl Flores, Brian Woods, Benny Luna

Semifinals

#1 Gonzaga vs. #4 San Francisco

Broadcasters: Spencer Linton & Kristen Kozlowski
Series History: Series –

BYUtv
Mar 6
12:00 PM PST
#1 Gonzaga Bulldogs 77, #4 San Francisco Dons 46
Scoring by quarter: 22–4, 25–13, 21–15, 9–14
Pts: Kiara Kudron 15
Rebs: Kiara Kudron 7
Asts: Laura Stockton 6
Pts: Rachel Howard 20
Rebs: 4 with 5
Asts: Rahcel Howard 5
Orleans Arena
Paradise, NV
Attendance: 7,148
Referees: Cathi Cornell, Darren Krzesnik, Brian Woods

#2 BYU vs. #3 Saint Mary's

Broadcasters: Spencer Linton & Kristen Kozlowski
Series History: Series –

BYUtv
Mar 6
2:00 PM PST
#2 BYU Cougars 49, #3 Saint Mary's Gaels 59
Scoring by quarter: 9–14, 18–6, 12–21, 10–18
Pts: Mackenzie Pulsipher 16
Rebs: Kalani Purcell 9
Asts: 3 with 3
Pts: Shannon Mauldin 13
Rebs: Megan McKay 14
Asts: 2 with 4
Team Rebounds 50–25 over BYU
Orleans Arena
Paradise, NV
Attendance: 7,148
Referees: Penny Davis, Karen Lasuik, Bart Baldwin

WCC Championship

#1 Gonzaga vs. #3 Saint Mary's

Broadcasters: Paul Sunderland & Mike Thibault
Series History: Series –

ESPNU
Mar 7
1:00 PM PST
#1 Gonzaga Bulldogs vs. #3 Saint Mary's Gaels
Orleans Arena
Paradise, NV

All-Tournament Team

See also

References

External links

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