Head coach Joan Bonvicini picked up her 696th career win vs. Denver on Dec. 3, 2015. After a 10-day break between competitions for finals week, the Redhawks return to action at Portland State on Tuesday.

Bonvicini Approaches 700th Career Win: Joan Bonvicini has 696 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 Portland State (1-7): The Vikings picked up their first win of the season most recently vs. Corban on Dec. 12, a 90-76 win at home. The Redhawks lead the all-time series, 7-4, picking up a 54-47 win in Seattle last season. Portland State is averaging 67.9 points per game while allowing 81.6 from their opponents, but lead the Big Sky Conference in rebounding offense (46.1 rpg). Michaela Kay leads PSU with 10.0 ppg in 2015-16 while Cici West has been the most consistent on both sides of the ball, with a team-high 9.5 rpg (second in scoring, 9.3 ppg).

New Connolly Center: The Connolly Center, now known as the Connolly Complex, is getting a face lift and renovation throughout the offseason and to start the 2015-16 season. After hosting their first three “home” games on the road, Seattle U looks to return home this Saturday vs. Boise State. The interior will be finished for this weekend while the exterior portion of the project is set to be completed in mid to late January.

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.

ASN Broadcast: The American Sports Network will televise nationally from the Connolly Complex on Saturday, Feb. 20, a game now set for 7pm PT. In the matchup, Seattle U will host NM State, last year’s WAC tournament champions.
More from Seattle U Sports