West Coast Conference Institutes 'Russell Rule' To Increase DiversityThe conference announced Monday the adoption of the “Russell Rule” named after former University of San Francisco and Boston Celtics star Bill Russell.
USF Unable To Hold Off BYU In WCC SemifinalsSan Francisco (21-11) fought back several times, including a late run in overtime. Matt Glover hit a 3-pointer with 28 seconds left and the Dons had a shot to tie after Winder made 1 of 2 free throws, but Avry Holmes missed a fadeaway jumper just before the buzzer.
Gonzaga Overpowers Saint Mary's In WCC SemisDavid Stockton had 21 points, Sam Dower Jr. added 12 points and nine rebounds, and Gonzaga advanced to the WCC final for the 17th straight year with a 70-54 win over Saint Mary's Monday night.
Saint Mary's Balance Turns Back Pacific 88-80 All five starters scored in double figures as Saint Mary's ruined Pacific's debut in the West Coast Conference with an 88-80 win Monday.
Gonzaga Picked To Win WCC; Saint Mary's Rated 3rdGonzaga has been chosen to win the West Coast Conference by the league’s coaches.
USF Falls To Loyola Marymount In WCC TournamentCole Dickerson had 23 points and 18 rebounds for the No. 5 seed Dons (14-16), and his tip-in with 9 seconds left sent the game to overtime.
NCAA Punishes Saint Mary's For Men's Basketball Recruiting ViolationsThe NCAA has placed Saint Mary's on four years of probation for a "failure to monitor its men's basketball program," reducing scholarships and placing other penalties on the team after it said the perennial mid-major power committed several recruiting violations.
Bennett Builds Consistent Winner At Saint Mary'sAs the banners were unveiled celebrating Saint Mary's double conference title to kick off a Selection Sunday celebration, there were more fans on hand at McKeon Pavilion than the Gaels drew for games in coach Randy Bennett's first season at the school.
Saint Mary’s Going To NCAA Tournament After Defeating Gonzaga In OTMatthew Dellavedova scored 22 points to lead Saint Mary’s to a 78-74 victory against No. 24 Gonzaga on Monday night to claim its second West Coast Conference tournament title and automatic NCAA bid in three years.
USF Holds Off Loyola Marymount In WCC TournamentMichael Williams scored 19 points, Cody Doolin scored 16 and San Francisco beat Loyola Marymount 67-60 in the West Coast Conference tournament quarterfinals Friday night.
USF Defeats Portland In WCC TournamentRashad Green and Angelo Caloiaro scored 19 points each to lead San Francisco to an 87-66 victory against Portland in the second round of the West Coast Conference tournament on Thursday night.
Santa Clara Falls To Portland In WCC TournamentRyan Nicholas scored a career-high 24 points to lead Portland to a 74-70 victory Wednesday night over Santa Clara in the opening game of the West Coast Conference tournament.
Saint Mary's Defeats Portland, Gets Share Of WCCRob Jones had 12 points and 13 rebounds and Saint Mary's defeated Portland 70-43 on Thursday night to give the Gaels at least a share of the West Coast Conference title for the second straight season.
Santa Clara Falls To PepperdineTaylor Darby had 16 points and 11 rebounds and Pepperdine opened the second half on a 14-2 run en route to a 63-57 victory over Santa Clara on Thursday night.
Santa Clara Falls To No. 24 Gonzaga, Loses 14th StraightEvan Roquemore had 21 points for Santa Clara (8-18, 0-13), which has lost 14 straight since beating Eastern Michigan on Dec. 29.