The GIST: Sue Bird is staying put and local boy Kelyn Rowe is returning home. Seattle, aren’t we lucky?
- Still, our defending champions couldn’t keep everyone, including Alysha Clark. After nine years in Seattle, the 2020 WNBA All-Defensive First Team selection is leaving for the Washington Mystics. Watching that three-point shooting prowess from the other side is going to hurt.
College basketball: Speaking of talent, Gonzaga basketball is full of it. The No. 18-ranked women won their game, taking down Saint Mary’s 79–52 on Saturday. And the No. 1-ranked men had six players score double digits in Saturday’s 97–75 victory over Pepperdine to remain undefeated. Teamwork makes the dream work.