Head coach Joan Bonvicini picked up her 695th career win last Friday, one step closer to her milestone 700th career win. The Redhawks host Denver at ShoWare Center this Thursday, their last planned home game away from the Connolly Center, before traveling to Idaho State on Saturday.

Bonvicini Approaches 700th Career Win: Joan Bonvicini has 695 career wins  going into this week and is currently 10th on the wins list for Division I active women’s basketball head coaches. She looks to pick up her 700th career win in 2015-16.

Scouting Denver (1-4): The Pioneers earned their first win of the season at Air Force on Nov. 18 after opening with losses to Northern Colorado and Weber State at home to start the season. Most recently, Denver dropped contests to Notre Dame and Louisiana Tech in the Bahamas over Thanksgiving weekend. Denver and Seattle U were WAC foes for the 2012-13 season before DU moved out of the Western Athletic Conference.

Scouting Idaho State (2-4): The Bengals are 2-4 heading into this week after a road trip swing through the midwest and southwest, playing at Northwestern, Michigan State, Texas Tech, UTEP, and a neutral site game vs. Southeastern Missouri in El Paso. Idaho State earned wins vs. Colorado Christian in the season opener and Southeastern Missouri at UTEP. Aphiphany Woods (13.3) and Anna Policicchio (13.2).

Turkey Day Success: The Redhawks earned a 78-69 win, Joan Bonvicini’s 695th career win, vs. the host team, LMU, in the first round of the LMU Thanksgiving Classic before falling in the championship game to Princeton. Taelor Ross was named to the All-Tournament team.

Play4Kay Game: The team’s annual Play4Kay game will be Feb. 20 vs. reigning WAC champions New Mexico State. The team has a goal of raising $2,016 and their donation site is located at www.play4kay.org/suwbb. Stay tuned as the date nears for more details.

Women in Leadership Game on Jan. 30: Seattle U women’s basketball is set to host their second annual Women in Leadership game on Saturday, Jan. 30 vs. Grand Canyon. The now annual tradition welcomes and celebrates five accomplished women from the Seattle community and will also involve the past year’s honorees. Stay tuned for the announcement of this year’s honorees.
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