• Santa Clara Takes Lead 2010-11 WCC Commissioner’s Cup Race
    May 11, 2011
    Santa Clara Takes Lead 2010-11 WCC Commissioner’s Cup Race Following a strong performance at the West Coast Conference men’s and women’s tennis championships, Santa Clara University has taken over the top spot in the race for the 2010-11 West Coast Conference Commissioner's Cup. The Broncos have moved into first place in the overall standings past the University of Portland, which had led since the start of the fall season. Santa Clara won the 2005 and 2007 West Coast Conference Commissioner's Cups.
  • Kelly Funeral Arrangements Announced
    May 03, 2011
    Kelly Funeral Arrangements Announced Ed Kelly ’39, who passed away on Sat., April 30 after a recent surgery, volunteered at Santa Clara for more than 29 years. It is only fitting his funeral mass will be held at the Mission Church on the Santa Clara University campus. In addition to funeral arrangements, the Bronco Bench Foundation announced Tuesday a scholarship fund has been set up in the name of Edward M Kelly and details follow below.
  • 29-Year Bronco Volunteer Ed Kelly '39 Passes Away at the Age of 94; Condolence Cards Can be Sent to the SCU Athletic Department
    May 02, 2011
    29-Year Bronco Volunteer Ed Kelly '39 Passes Away at the Age of 94; Condolence Cards Can be Sent to the SCU Athletic Department Ed Kelly ’39 passed away late Sat., April 30 after a recent surgery. Kelly, 94, was surrounded by those who loved him. Kelly had been a volunteer at Santa Clara for more than 29 years.
  • Trasolini Only WCC Player to be named to the National All-Academic Jesuit Men's Basketball Team
    May 02, 2011
    Trasolini Only WCC Player to be named to the National All-Academic Jesuit Men's Basketball Team Santa Clara’s Marc Trasolini, a two-time CoSIDA Academic All-District All-American who was recently named a finalist as the top collegiate basketball player in British Columbia, leads a group of six student-athletes named to the 2010-2011 National Jesuit All-Academic Men’s Basketball Team that was announced Monday by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and the Jesuit Basketball Spotlight. Trasolini is the only player from the WCC to be named to the All-Academic list and joins Kevin Foster who was named to the National Jesuit All-League team last week.
  • Foster Only WCC Player to be named to the National All-Jesuit Men's Basketball Team
    April 29, 2011
    Foster Only WCC Player to be named to the National All-Jesuit Men's Basketball Team Leading the country in threes made per game (3.71) and threes made (140), Bronco sophomore Kevin Foster was named to the 2010-2011 National All-Jesuit Men’s Basketball Team, as announced Friday by the Association of Jesuit Colleges and Universities and the Jesuit Basketball Spotlight. He is the only player from the WCC to be named to the 10-man national team.
  • Five SCU Basketball Players Earn WCC Scholar-Athlete Honors
    April 28, 2011
    Five SCU Basketball Players Earn WCC Scholar-Athlete Honors The 2011 West Coast Conference Winter All-Academic teams honor some of the league’s finest examples of the consummate scholar-athletes. Santa Clara University had five basketball players named among the league's best.
  • Basketball Presents Annual Awards
    April 27, 2011
    Basketball Presents Annual Awards The Santa Clara men's basketball program held its annual Banquet on Mon., April 18. The highlight of the night were the words from the four seniors – Troy Payne, Nate Mensah, Michael Santos and Ben Dowdell. The team also celebrated the CIT Championship by cutting down the nets and watching a fantastic highlight video produced by Video Coordinator Adam Bauman.
  • Basketball's Roquemore and Payne Honored with Mid-Major All-American Awards
    April 15, 2011
    Basketball's Roquemore and Payne Honored with Mid-Major All-American Awards Bronco basketball players Evan Roquemore and Troy Payne were both honored by the CollegeInsider.com website this week. Roquemore was named to the Mid-Major Freshman All-American team and Payne was named to the Mid-Major Defensive All-American team. Earlier this month Kevin Foster was named a Mid-Major All-American and the MVP of the West Coast Conference. Foster was named a Mid-Major Freshman All-American his rookie year as well in 2009.
  • Mensah Grateful for his Experience with Santa Clara Basketball
    April 15, 2011
    Mensah Grateful for his Experience with Santa Clara Basketball Nate Mensah walked onto the Santa Clara University basketball team four years ago as a freshman.
  • Basketball Announces Signee Brandon Clark
    April 13, 2011
    Basketball Announces Signee Brandon Clark Santa Clara Head Basketball Coach Kerry Keating announced today Brandon Clark of East Chicago, Ind. (Merrillville HS) has signed a National Letter of Intent for the April, 2011 signing period. Clark is part of the 2011 Bronco signing class that includes the three November, 2010 signees: forward/center Robert Garrett (Sacramento HS, Sacramento, Calif.); wing Denzel Johnson (Clovis West HS, Fresno, Calif.); and forward Karim York (Del Valle HS, Del Valle, Texas).
  • Payne Looks Back on Senior Season
    April 11, 2011
    Payne Looks Back on Senior Season Troy Payne finished his final season of Bronco basketball averaging 5.4 ppg, 5.9 rpg, 1.6 spg in 24.5 mpg – starting 27 of the team’s 38 games.
  • Santa Clara To Play in the 76 Classic Men’s Basketball Tournament Returns to Anaheim
    April 11, 2011
    Santa Clara To Play in the 76 Classic Men’s Basketball Tournament Returns to Anaheim Santa Clara will play in the 76 Classic this next Thanksgiving. The 76 Classic 2011 tournament field, which includes Santa Clara along with Boston College, Oklahoma, New Mexico, Saint Louis, UC Riverside, Washington State and Villanova, will be be held over Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Nov. 24, 25 & 27, 2011 at the Anaheim (Calif.) Convention Center adjacent to Disneyland.
  • Men's Basketball Hosts Bronco Banquet April 25
    April 07, 2011
    Men's Basketball Hosts Bronco Banquet April 25 Santa Clara will host its Bronco Basketball Banquet honoring the 2011 CIT Champions on Mon., April 25 at the Leavey Center on the court. The banquet will feature an address from each senior: Troy Payne, Ben Dowdell, Nate Mensah; and Michael Santos, and also head coach Kerry Keating.
  • Foster Named WCC Player of the Month Again in March
    April 07, 2011
    Foster Named WCC Player of the Month Again in March Already named the Most Valuable Player of the CollegeInsider.com Post-season Tournament, Bronco sophomore Kevin Foster was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Month in March on Wednesday. Foster received the honor in February as well and was named the WCC Player of the Week twice this season as well. Foster shattered the WCC record with 140 threes this season, which is No. 9 all-time in NCAA single season history. He set the Bronco career three pointers attempted and also broke the single season school records for points scored, minutes played, threes made, threes attempted and games started. Foster, who scored 23.3 ppg in the month of March, averaged 4.7 threes per game as well. Also in March, he led the Broncos with 3.7 spg and 1.3 apg. He also averaged 3.7 rpg in 35.1 mpg. He led the WCC in scoring this year with 20.2 ppg. He led the team with 3.7 apg and 1.6 spg. He was named All-WCC First Team. CollegeInsider.com named Foster the MVP of the WCC this season and also a Mid-Major All-American.
  • Basketball Ranked No. 22 Nationally in Final National Mid-Major Poll; Foster, Keating Honored
    April 06, 2011
    Basketball Ranked No. 22 Nationally in Final National Mid-Major Poll; Foster, Keating Honored Santa Clara was ranked No. 22 in the final CollegeInsider.com Mid-Major national poll released today. It is the first time in school history the team has finished ranked nationally in the poll’s 12th season of being published. Head coach Kerry Keating and Kevin Foster both received honors from the CollegeInsider.com website.
  • Broncos are CIT Champions!
    March 30, 2011
    Broncos are CIT Champions! Putting five players in double figures to defeat Iona 76-69, Santa Clara won the CollegeInsider.com Post-Season Tournament, including its last three road games. Santa Clara finishes the season at 24-14 and Iona finishes at 25-12. The 24 wins are the most since it won 27 in 1968-69 and its the first post-season the basketball program has ever won. Santa Clara is 2-0 lifetime vs. the Gaels, having won in 1960. Kevin Foster was named the MVP of the tournament and Marc Trasolini and Troy Payne were named All-Tournament.
  • Broncos Finish Last Full Practice Before Championship Game Wednesday Night; Host Welcome Back Thursday at 12:30 pm
    March 29, 2011
    Broncos Finish Last Full Practice Before Championship Game Wednesday Night; Host Welcome Back Thursday at 12:30 pm Santa Clara will host a welcome back salute to the Bronco Basketball Team at 12:30 pm on Thurs., March 31 at Benson Student Center on the Santa Clara University campus as the basketball team and Coach Keating return to campus. Everyone is invited!
  • Broncos Practice at Madison Square Garden to Prepare for CIT Final at Iona Wednesday
    March 28, 2011
    Broncos Practice at Madison Square Garden to Prepare for CIT Final at Iona Wednesday The Santa Clara men's basketball team is practicing in Madison Square Garden today as it continues to prepare for the CollegeInsider.com Post-Season Tournament Championship Final at Iona on Wed., March 30 at 5 pm Pacific.
  • Santa Clara to play at Iona in the CIT Championship Game
    March 26, 2011
    Santa Clara to play at Iona in the CIT Championship Game NOTE: THE PEP RALLY HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO SANTA CLARA GOING STRAIGHT TO NYC FOR THE GAME. Santa Clara, 23-14, will play at Iona College, 25-11, on Wed., March 30 at 5 pm Pacific. The game will be televised nationally on Fox Sports with more information to come. Santa Clara advanced with a 72-55 win at SMU on Friday and Iona won 83-80 at East Tennessee State on Saturday afternoon. The team and coaches met this morning and decided to stay in Dallas rather than spend two days traveling back and forth to the championship game. While some of the players spent time at the pool in 87 degree sunshine and some went on a tour of Dallas and its sports facilities, the coaches spent the afternoon watching Iona's win at ETSU.
  • Payne Enjoying Post Season Run
    March 25, 2011
    Payne Enjoying Post Season Run The Bronco basketball team has been on a post-season run in the CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT) beating Northern Arizona University, Air Force and a fellow WCC team, San Francisco, to advance to the CIT semifinals. Senior Troy Payne is particularly enjoying the chance to continue his career in the CIT.
  • Basketball Clinches CIT Championship Berth with 17-point win at SMU
    March 25, 2011
    Basketball Clinches CIT Championship Berth with 17-point win at SMU What a welcome back to his home state of Texas! Houston native Kevin Foster scored 35 points, including five threes and Troy Payne added 15 to help Santa Clara to a 72-55 victory over host SMU. Santa Clara moves to 23-14 and SMU is 20-15. It is just the third time in school history Santa Clara has won 23+ games in a season and the first time since 1969-70. It has won four post-season games for the first time in school history.
  • Basketball's Busy Day includes Spirited Practice in Dallas, Meeting with Former Bronco Kurt Rambis
    March 24, 2011
    Basketball's Busy Day includes Spirited Practice in Dallas, Meeting with Former Bronco Kurt Rambis As Santa Clara worked to prepare for its CIT semi-final in Dallas vs. SMU on Fri., March 25 at 5 pm (Pacific), the Broncos had a 9 am wake-up call this morning after arriving at the hotel last night about midnight. The team flew to Dallas late yesterday and is on spring break this week.
  • Basketball Hits the Road in Search of a CIT Championship Game Berth
    March 23, 2011
    Basketball Hits the Road in Search of a CIT Championship Game Berth Led by Houston native Kevin Foster, Santa Clara (22-14, 8-6 WCC) will travel to Dallas, Texas to face Southern Methodist (20-14, 8-8 CUSA) in the semi-finals of the CollegeInsider.com Post-season Tournament on Fri., March 25 at 5 pm (Pacific). The all-time series is knotted up at 1-1 the home team winning in 1987 (SMU won Dec. 21, 1987 78-70) and 1988 (SCU won 64-61 on Dec. 22, 1988). Santa Clara has only won 22+ games five times in school history and its the first 22+ win season since 1983-84. It has won 23+ games just twice with the last time being in 1969-70.
  • Basketball Ends USF Season; Advance to CIT Semis to Play at SMU on Friday
    March 23, 2011
    Basketball Ends USF Season; Advance to CIT Semis to Play at SMU on Friday Santa Clara defeated San Francisco Tuesday night in a hard-fought war, coming out on top 95-91 to advance to the CIT semi-finals in Dallas at SMU on Fri., March 25 at 7 pm Central (5 pm Pacific). It was the 208th meeting in the two school histories and it lived up to the billing. It is the first time since 1983-84 that Santa Clara has won 22 games in a season and it is just the fifth time 22+ win season in school history. Santa Clara is 10-0 when it scores 80+ this season and 18-1 in Coach Keating's four years.
  • Basketball To Travel To USF for CIT Quarterfinals
    March 21, 2011
    Basketball To Travel To USF for CIT Quarterfinals As the only two WCC schools left in the post-season, playing in just the fourth Bay Area post-season tournament match-up (first in 51 years!) and the first between two ancient rivals, Santa Clara (21-14, 8-6 WCC) will travel to San Francisco (19-14, 10-4 WCC) to play USF in the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com Post-season Tournament on Tues., March 22 at 7 pm. Santa Clara has only won 21+ games 12 times in school history and is looking for a 22+ win season for just the fifth time in school history. It's the 208th meeting between the two teams dating back to Jan. 22, 1909 when Santa Clara won 19-11.
  • Basketball to play at USF on Tuesday in CIT Quarterfinal Battle
    March 20, 2011
    Basketball to play at USF on Tuesday in CIT Quarterfinal Battle And then there were eight. Santa Clara will travel for the first time in the CollegeInsider.com Post-Season Tournament on Tues., March 22, but it won't travel far and it has played its opponent more than any other in its history. Santa Clara will play San Francisco in War Memorial Gym at 7 pm. Santa Clara is 21-14 and 8-6 in the WCC and USF is 19-14 and in the 10-4 WCC.
  • Broncos Defeat Air Force in CIT Second Round on Foster's School Record 9 Threes
    March 19, 2011
    Broncos Defeat Air Force in CIT Second Round on Foster's School Record 9 Threes Santa Clara sophomore Kevin Foster broke the West Coast Conference single-season record for threes made in a magic night of shooting as Santa Clara downed Air Force 88-75 in the second round of the CollegeInsider.Com Post-season tournament at the Leavey Center.
  • Santa Clara To Face Air Force in CIT Second Round; Kids FREE
    March 17, 2011
    Santa Clara To Face Air Force in CIT Second Round; Kids FREE Winning its first post-season game in 15 years on Tuesday with a 68-63 victory over Northern Arizona, Santa Clara (20-14, 8-6 WCC) will host Air Force (16-15, 6-1 MWC) in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Post-season Tournament on Fri., March 18 at 7 pm. Santa Clara posted its 20th win vs. Northern Arizona in the first round. It was just the fourth time since 1989 that the Broncos have won 20 games in a season.
  • Broncos Win First Post-Season Game in 15 Years
    March 16, 2011
    Broncos Win First Post-Season Game in 15 Years Behind Troy Payne’s career-high 18 points and nine rebounds, Santa Clara edged Northern Arizona 68-63 in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Post-season Tournament at the Leavey Center. With the win, Santa Clara improves to 20-14 overall while Northern Arizona falls to 19-13. Santa Clara will announce second round plans Wednesday.
  • Keating to be featured on WCC Live Tonight at 8:10 pm
    March 16, 2011
    Keating to be featured on WCC Live Tonight at 8:10 pm Kerry Keating will be featured on a special post-season edition of WCC Live tonight. With post-season basketball play underway, don't miss a special edition of WCC Live - the weekly talk show that chronicles the West Coast Conference with live guests, contests, and more - on Wednesday night. The hour-long show airs from 8-9 p.m. PDT on March 16, and can also be heard on-demand or downloaded free of charge to an mp3 player.
  • Basketball to Host CIT Second Round Game Friday vs. Air Force; Kids FREE!
    March 16, 2011
    Basketball to Host CIT Second Round Game Friday vs. Air Force; Kids FREE! With all kids admitted free, Santa Clara Basketball will host Air Force in the second round of the CollegeInsider.com Post-Season Tournament on Fri., March 18 at 7 pm in the Leavey Center.
  • Ruff Riders: 4 $500 CASH awards to be given tonight!; Will Collect $ for Red Cross For Japan Too!
    March 14, 2011
    Ruff Riders: 4 $500 CASH awards to be given tonight!; Will Collect $ for Red Cross For Japan Too! Santa Clara (19-14, 8-6 WCC) will host Northern Arizona (19-12, 9-7 BSC) in the first round of the CollegeInsider.com Post-season Tournament on Tues., March 15 at 7 pm. With each team playing in the three-year-old CIT for the first time, they are both gunning for their 20th win of the season. It would be just the fourth time since 1989 that the Broncos have won 20 games in a season. NAU has won 18+ games five times under head coach Mike Adras, now in his 12th season.
  • Santa Clara Collecting Red Cross Donations for Japan at CIT Post-season Game Tuesday
    March 13, 2011
    Santa Clara Collecting Red Cross Donations for Japan at CIT Post-season Game Tuesday The Santa Clara University Athletics Department, in conjunction with the CollegeInsider.com Post-Season Tournament (CIT), will collect Red Cross donations in its first round game at the Santa Clara-Northern Arizona men’s basketball game at 7 pm on Tues., March 15 in the Leavey Center. The donations to be given to the Red Cross for assistance with the Japan Earthquake-Tsunami relief fund.
  • ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Santa Clara to host Northern Arizona in first round of CollegeInsider.com Tournament
    March 12, 2011
    ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Santa Clara to host Northern Arizona in first round of CollegeInsider.com Tournament In its first post-season appearance in 15 years as part of the CollegeInsider.com Tournament, Santa Clara (19-14, 8-6 WCC) will host Northern Arizona (19-12, 9-7 Big Sky) in the first round on Tues., March 15 at 7 pm in the Leavey Center it was announced on Saturday afternoon. Northern Arizona fell in semi-finals of the Big Sky Tournament to eventual Big Sky champion Northern Colorado 73-70.
  • Foster Named NABC First Team; Broncos to Host First Round CIT Game Tues., March 15
    March 09, 2011
    Foster Named NABC First Team; Broncos to Host First Round CIT Game Tues., March 15 The nation's top three-point shooter and the West Coast Conference's leading scorer, Santa Clara sophomore-redshirt Kevin Foster has been named to the NABC All-District First Team. He is the second player in three years to receive this honor under Bronco head coach Kerry Keating with John Bryant picking up the same honor in 2009. Foster is just the 13th player in school history to be named to the All-District First Team. Foster will now be eligible for the State Farm Coaches' Division I All-America teams to be announced on Sat., April 4 as part of the NABC Convention in Houston at the Final Four.
  • Foster Named February's WCC Player of the Month; Get Tickets Today for CIT!
    March 09, 2011
    Foster Named February's WCC Player of the Month; Get Tickets Today for CIT! Named earlier Wednesday morning to the NABC All-District Team (click here for the release), Bronco sophomore-redshirt Kevin Foster was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Month for February Wednesday afternoon. Foster joins Bronco All-American and 2009 WCC Player of the Year John Bryant as the latest Bronco to be named Player of the Month in the final month of the regular season as Bryant was honored as the February Player of the Month in 2009.
  • Santa Clara Announces Basketball to Host First Round Game of CollegeInsider.com Post-Season Tournament
    March 08, 2011
    Santa Clara Announces Basketball to Host First Round Game of CollegeInsider.com Post-Season Tournament The Santa Clara University men's basketball team will participate in the post-season for the first time in 15 years after accepting a spot in the 2011 CollegeInsider.com Tournament (CIT). Santa Clara is 19-14 this season and was the No. 4 seed in the West Coast Conference after finishing 8-6 in league play. Santa Clara advanced to the WCC semi-finals before bowing out 73-64 to WCC co-champion Saint Mary's.
  • Santa Clara to Play SMC in WCC Semis: ESPN2 at 5 pm Sunday
    March 06, 2011
    Santa Clara to Play SMC in WCC Semis: ESPN2 at 5 pm Sunday Santa Clara (19-13, 8-6 WCC), the No. 4 seed, will play No. 1 seed Saint Mary's (23-7, 11-3 WCC) on Sun., March 6 at 5 pm on ESPN2 with Dave Flemming and Sean Farnham making the call. Santa Clara is looking for its second straight WCC Championship semi-final win over Saint Mary's, finishing the Gaels off 63-47 on March 4, 2007. SCU is playing in the semi-finals for the second time in three years and is 2-1 on the ESPN network this year. Santa Clara lost 77-68 in 2007 to Gonzaga in the league finals. Santa Clara is looking for its 20th win of the season as well. It would be just the fourth time since 1989 that the Broncos have won 20 games in a season.
  • Santa Clara Falls to Saint Mary's in WCC Semi-Finals
    March 06, 2011
    Santa Clara Falls to Saint Mary's in WCC Semi-Finals With Marc Trasolini scoring 22 points in his second straight WCC Tournament game, No. 4 Santa Clara fell 73-64 to No. 1 Saint Mary’s in the semi-finals of the Zappos.com WCC Championship. Saint Mary’s advances to play the winner of the second game this evening between No. 2 Gonzaga and No. 3 USF. Santa Clara is 19-14 (8-6 WCC) and Saint Mary’s is 24-7 (10-3 WCC).
  • Broncos Advance to WCC Semi-Finals for Second Time in Three Years with LMU Victory
    March 05, 2011
    Broncos Advance to WCC Semi-Finals for Second Time in Three Years with LMU Victory Las Vegas, Nev. – Behind Marc Trasolini’s 22 points with Las Vegas native Evan Roquemore scoring a career-high 21, Santa Clara advanced to Zappos.com West Coast Conference Championship semi-final vs. Saint Mary’s (23-7, 11-3 WCC) at 5 pm at ESPN2 by beating LMU for the third time this season, 76-68 on Saturday night.
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