The quality of basketball in the WCC has really taken off. This is the result of teams like Gonzaga and St. Mary’s giving us a great national reputation. The addition of BYU to the league has taken us to the next level. A majority of the schools in the WCC do not have football so basketball is the number one sport. Andy Glockner of SI breaks down the preseason conference rankings and ranks the WCC #9 of the 32 basketball conferences.