A lot of exciting WCC basketball news released during the media day. Head Coaches and student athletes from each school spoke about the upcoming season.
In addition, there was great news that the conference had signed an agreement with Time Warner Cable Sports Net. Time Warner Cable Sports Net, which is also the home of the Lakers, is scheduled to broadcast 15 WCC men’s basketball games in 2013 with the number expanding in the years to come.
The 2012-13 Preseason All-WCC Team was also announced as well as the Coaches pre-season poll.
Gary Bell, Jr.Gonzaga (So., G)
Brandon Davies BYU (Sr., F)
Johnny Dee San Diego (So., G)
Matthew Dellavedova Saint Mary’s (Sr., G)
Sam Dower Gonzaga (RSJr., C)
Kevin Foster Santa Clara (Sr., G)
Elias Harris Gonzaga (Sr., F)
Stephen Holt Saint Mary’s (Jr., G)
Anthony IrelandLMU (Jr., G)
Kevin PangosGonzaga (So., G)
2012-13 WEST COAST CONFERENCE PRESEASON POLL
1. Gonzaga (7 first place) – 63 points
2. BYU (1) – 55
3. Saint Mary’s (1) – 52
4. Loyola Marymount – 37
5. San Diego – 36
6. Santa Clara – 35
7. San Francisco – 19
8. Portland – 15
9. Pepperdine – 12
A nice summary of today’s events can be found on this video from the main athletics site.