Courtney Vandersloot http://www.kplu.org en Kent native rewrites NCAA basketball record book http://www.kplu.org/post/kent-native-rewrites-ncaa-basketball-record-book <p><i>Update Wed., March 23, 12:00 p.m. </i></p><p><i>Gonzaga will play Louisville in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA women&#39;s college basketball tournament. Saturday&#39;s game in Spokane begins at 6 </i><i>p.m</i><i>.</i></p><p><strong>The first college basketball player</strong> to score 2,000 career points and rack up 1,000 assists is a 5&#39;8&quot; Gonzaga guard who last night helped lead her team&nbsp;<a href="http://espn.go.com/womens-college-basketball/tournament/bracket">into the Sweet 16</a> of the NCAA Women&#39;s championships. Courtney Vandersloot led the Bulldogs upset of UCLA in Spokane, 89-75.</p><p>Gonzaga&#39;s victory ensured their next tournament game would be in front of a hometown crowd in the NCAA&#39;s Spokane regional. They will face the winner of tonight&#39;s Xavier-Louisville contest on March 26th.&nbsp;</p><p>Vandersloot&nbsp;<a href="http://www.spokesman.com/stories/2011/mar/22/zags-schedule-encore-at-arena/">scored 29 points against the Bruins</a>, 21 of them in the second half, and tallied 17 assists. Teammate Kayla Standish scored 30, and Gonzaga won it&#39;s 20th consecutive game.&nbsp;</p><p> Tue, 22 Mar 2011 18:27:16 +0000 Gary Davis 1048 at http://www.kplu.org Kent native rewrites NCAA basketball record book