Category: Around the WCC

Adios amgios ! Players/Coaches departing the WCC

Here is a  chart of all the WCC players departing their respective teams. We will continue to update in the upcoming months as there is sure to be some roster turn over.

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Turk’s Take: 2013 West Coast Conference Tournament Preview

The 2013 West Coast Conference Tournament is about two teams – Gonzaga and St. Mary’s.  One is playing for their tournament seed and the other is playing for their tournament life.  However, before they play in the championship final.  Let’s take a look at how the earlier games should fare:

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Zags number #1 in the land

Congrats to the Gonzaga Bulldogs who this morning were ranked #1 team in the nation. The Zags record is 29-2 and sit in the top spot for the first time in program history. This great New York Times article does a great job summing up  this accomplishment.

NCAA ruling on SMC released: “Failure to monitor its men’s basketball program”

The NCAA has released its report on the investigation of the St. Mary’s basketball program    which can be read here.  The penalties that SMC will face are quite severe and will undoubtedly impact the program.  However, Saint Mary’s does NOT have a postseason ban — and Randy Bennett did NOT receive a show-cause which will allow him to …

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San Diego Point shaving

The UT San Diego newspaper just published this article about the bribery and points shaving incident that happened a  few years ago. Brandon Johnson, who was sentenced to six months in jail, remains the all-time USD leading scorer. This article reveals that in 2010 game against LMU, Johnson passed on a shoot at the end of the game that “resulted …

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Zags ranked #2

The Zags have made history today being ranked # 2 in both the coaches and AP polls. The full AP list is here and the Coaches poll is here. This is a  remarkable accomplishment for a school that is not a part of the “power six” conferences.  

Machine gun Kelly Olynyk

By Ironlion The Zags are current ranked in the top 10 in the nation, and only have one loss in the season. The Zags are a very deep team, but one player that has really stood out is Kelly Olynk.

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Time to go to battle: West Coast Conference play starts tonight

WCC conference play is here and its going to be one heck of a battle this year. In order to get things started we have our conference preview, as well as several other media previews for WCC fans to prepare. 

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Great article on Matthew Dellavedova

We found this great article on Matthew Dellavedova in the Contra Costa Times which can be read here.

West Coast weekly wrap up 12-17-12

By Ironlion News and notes from around the conference from this past week.

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