There were days not so long ago when Santa Clara was the team none of the big boys wanted to play in the NCAA Tournament. Now, the Broncos struggle to even win the West Coast Conference title, thanks to the emergence of Gonzaga. But if there had been no Santa Clara, there would not be Gonzaga today.
Stanford associate head coach and former Santa Clara coach Dick Davey is retiring after the season. The 69-year-old Davey, in his fourth season coaching the Cardinal under Johnny Dawkins, announced his decision Tuesday.