2011-12 Men's Basketball Headlines

June 12, 2012
Making an Impact in the Post
Niyi Harrison is tossing all expectations aside. Sure, his eyes haven’t diverted from the WCC Championship or the NCAA Tournament. But after last season, now it’s all about doing.

June 5, 2012
Santa Clara Celebrates Senior Student-Athletes at Senior Send Off
On May 31, the Santa Clara Athletic Department celebrated the hard work of its senior student-athletes at the Senior Send Off. The Bronco Bench Foundation and Bronco Athletic Director Dan Coonan applauded the athletic and academic accolades that the Class of 2012 achieved, while telling the seniors to not forget that they will always be a Bronco.

May 18, 2012
The Long Road Back for Santa Clara's Trasolini
After radically impacting Santa Clara’s CIT title run two seasons ago, Trasolini didn’t plan on viewing the game from the bench in what was supposed to be his senior year in 2011-12.

April 16, 2012
Perricone Looks Ahead to Senior Season
Rising senior Kyle Perricone is a guard for the men’s basketball team entering his final season with high expectations for himself and the team. The three-year walk-on has appeared in 13 games for the Broncos and was a member of the 2010-2011 CIT championship team. Perricone recently took the time to speak with www.SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) about his role as a walk-on and his goals for the upcoming season.

April 11, 2012
Schlesinger Weighs in on Time at Santa Clara
After gaining experience working at the Olympic Training Center, Cory Schlesinger (CS) brought his knowledge of strength and conditioning to Santa Clara. Less than one year in, Schlesinger is already making an impact on the men’s and women’s basketball teams with his approach to training, helping the student athletes avoid injuries and remain on the court. Schlesinger sat down with SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) to discuss his time as a Bronco, and his strategy for next season.

February 29, 2012
Setting School Record For Fewest Turnovers, Broncos Fall 74-70 to Portland
Turning the ball over just once in the final three seconds to shatter the school record for the fewest turnovers in a game, Santa Clara battled to the end, but Portland came away with a 74-72 in the play-in game of the WCC Championship. The loss ends the Broncos season as the Pilots move on to play USF tomorrow in the first round of the WCC Championship.

February 27, 2012
Men's Basketball Travels to Las Vegas to Play Portland Wednesday at the Zappos.com WCC Championship
Santa Clara will face Portland in the play-in game of the Zappos.com WCC Championship on Wed., Feb. 29 at 6 pm in the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas, Nev. If the Broncos win, they will advance to the WCC Championship's first round where they will meet Bay Area rival No. 5 seed San Francisco at 6 pm on Thurs., March 1. If the Broncos defeat USF, they will face No. 4 seed LMU at 6 pm on Fri., March 2. The winner of that game will face No. 1 seed Saint Mary's on Sat., March 3 at 6 pm on ESPN2.

February 26, 2012
Basketball Battles Within Two Four Times in Final Two Minutes, But Fall By 3 at LMU
Down 11 with at 6:02 in the second half, Santa Clara battled back within two points four times in the final two minutes, including 65-63 Lions with 3.1 seconds left, but the Lions hit their free throws down the stretch to take a 68-65 win on their senior night.

February 24, 2012
Broncos Fall to Pepperdine on Senior Night
Despite the fanfare of Senior Night for four-year walk-on Phillip Bach, Santa Clara was unable to pick up a home victory at the Leavey Center, falling to Pepperdine 62-57. Santa Clara travels to LMU on Saturday for an 8 pm game. LMU fell at home tonight to San Diego, 60-57.

February 24, 2012
Santa Clara Travels LMU For Last Regular Season Game of the Year on Saturday
Santa Clara will play its last regular season game in Los Angeles this weekend when it travels to LMU for an 8 pm contest on Sat., Feb. 25. The LMU game will be broadcast regionally on Fox Sports West/Comcast Sports Bay Area with Chris McGee and Mitch Butler making the call. Tip-off is set for 8:05 pm.

February 22, 2012
Phillip Bach Reflects on Time as a Bronco
With Senior Night just over 24 hours away, four-year walk-on Phillip Bach is attempting to dodge the onslaught of nostalgic thoughts as a member of the men's basketball team.

February 21, 2012
Basketball Hosts Pepperdine on Thursday in Final Home Game of the Year
Welcoming Pepperdine in the two team's 124th meeting all-time, Santa Clara will close out the regular season home slate in the Leavey Center at 7 pm on Thurs., Feb. 23. The regionally televised game with the Waves will be shown on COMCAST California with Ted Robinson and Dan Belluomini making the call.

February 18, 2012
BYU Downs Broncos 82-67
In the second consecutive sell-out crowd at the Leavey Center in less than 48 hours on national television, despite 19 points from both Niyi Harrison and Brandon Clark, Santa Clara fell 82-67 to Brigham Young in the Leavey Center on Saturday. The Broncos fall to 8-19 overall, 0-14 in West Coast Conference action. BYU improves to 23-6, 13-3 in WCC play.

February 17, 2012
Broncos Play No. 23 Gonzaga Tough To The End
With the sell-out crowd looking for a repeat of last year’s heroic Bronco win over the Zags, despite playing Gonzaga tough for nearly 40 minutes, the Broncos fell 73-62 to No. 23 Gonzaga in the Leavey Center on Thursday night.

February 17, 2012
Santa Clara Hosts New League Member BYU Saturday on ESPNU; Limited Tickets Available For Expected Sell-Out
Welcoming two nationally televised games this week to the Leavey Center, Santa Clara hosts the second when West Coast Conference newcomer BYU comes calling on Sat., Feb. 18 at 4 pm in its first visit to Santa Clara as a league member. The BYU game will be broadcast nationally on ESPNU with Mark Neely and Miles Simon making the call.

February 15, 2012
Basketball Hosts Gonzaga Thursday on ESPN2; Hosts BYU on Saturday on ESPNU
Hosting two nationally televised games this week, Santa Clara will entertain No. 23 Gonzaga on Thurs., Feb. 16 at 8 pm. The game vs. the Zags will be televised nationally on ESPN2 with Dave Flemming and Bob Valvano making the call. Santa Clara will then host WCC newcomer BYU on Sat., Feb. 18 at 4 pm in its first visit to the Leavey Center as a league member. The BYU game will be broadcast nationally on ESPNU with Mark Neely and Miles Simon making the call.

February 13, 2012
Bronco-Bulldog Blitz Feb. 16 Regional Game Watches
Calling all Bronco Fans! Come together as a Santa Clara community in San Francisco, the Peninsula, Seattle, Denver, Santa Rosa, Stockton/Modesto, and Hawaii to watch and cheer on the men's basketball team as they defend their home court against the Gonzaga Bulldogs.

February 10, 2012
Broncos Fight Hard at USF, Fall Late
The 210th meeting with Santa Clara and San Francisco proved to be its usual slugfest at War Memorial Gymnasium. The Broncos led 38-32 at the half and the two team's traded leads three times in the second half before USF got away with an 85-69 victory. USF was working for revenge after the Broncos topped them 95-91 on March 22, 2011 in the CIT Quarterfinals on their home floor. Two wins later and the Broncos won the CIT.

February 10, 2012
Santa Clara Finishes Tough Three-Game Road Swing at No. 13 Saint Mary's Saturday
Finishing its tough three game road swing, the opponent will get Santa Clara's attention quickly on Sat., Feb. 11 when it travels to Moraga to play its arch rival and the league's top team, No. 13 Saint Mary's. The game will be televised regionally on COMCAST with Ted Robinson and Dan Belluomini making the call.

February 8, 2012
In the Middle of Three Game Road Swing, Santa Clara Travels to San Francisco Thursday For ESPNU Televised Game
In the middle of a three-game road swing, Santa Clara travels to San Francisco to take on the Dons at 8 pm on Thurs, Feb. 9. The game will be televised nationally on ESPNU with Mark Neely and Miles Simon making the call. The Broncos next three of four games will be shown nationally on ESPNU (at USF Feb. 9, vs. Gonzaga Feb. 16 and vs. BYU Feb. 18). The other game, at No. 13 Saint Mary's on Sat., Feb. 11, will be shown on Comcast California.

February 7, 2012
Limited Santa Clara Tickets Remain For Gonzaga and BYU Men's Games Next Week
Santa Clara, Calif. - The Leavey Center promises to be ROCKING next week! Limited tickets remain for the Santa Clara-Gonzaga game on Thurs., Feb. 16 and for the Santa Clara-BYU game on Sat., Feb. 18. Buy your tickets today!

February 4, 2012
Broncos Furious Second Half Rally Falls Short at San Diego
With Evan Roquemore scoring all 21 of his points in the second half and freshman Denzel Johnson continuing to impress with 20 of his own, the Broncos second half rally fell just a couple possessions short as Santa Clara lost 70-65 at San Diego.

February 4, 2012
Men's Basketball Travels to San Diego in First of Three Road Games
Santa Clara travels to San Diego to take on the host Toreros at 4 pm on Sat., Feb. 4. The game will be shown n COMCAST with Steve Quis and Jim Brogan making the call. San Diego is 8-14 this season, including 3-7 in the WCC and 4-6 at home.

February 3, 2012
Broncos Clipped by Pilots in WCC Play
Despite a balanced all-around scoring effort, the Broncos fell to the Portland Pilots 84-78 in the Leavey Center on Thursday night. Santa Clara falls to 8-14 and 0-9 in WCC play while Portland improves to 6-17 and 3-7 in WCC action.

February 1, 2012
Bronco Basketball Hosts Portland Thursday in the Leavey Center LIVE on ESPNU; Limited Seats Remain For Gonzaga and BYU
Playing at home certainly has its privileges, just ask Santa Clara and Portland. The home team has won eight of the last nine meetings. A streak Santa Clara would like to see continue, the Broncos host the Portland Pilots on Thurs., Feb. 2 at 7 pm. Mark Neely and Mark Adams will make the call in the ESPNU nationally-televised game, the 83rd meeting between the two teams.

January 28, 2012
Santa Clara Travels to Malibu Saturday For First Meeting With Pepperdine This Season
The Broncos, who played three of their first four West Coast Conference contests on the road and finished a three-game WCC homestand vs. Bay Area rival San Francisco on Thursday, travel to Malibu to play at Pepperdine on Sat. Jan. 28 for a 7 pm non-televised contest with the Waves. It is Santa Clara's fourth game in eight days and the 123rd meeting between the two schools. Santa Clara leads over 68-54, but Pepperdine leads 35-21 in Malibu.

January 28, 2012
Bronco Men Fall at Pepperdine; Return Home Thursday to Host Portland at 7 pm on ESPNU
Playing its fourth WCC game in eight days seemed to take its toll on Santa Clara in Malibu Saturday night as Santa Clara fell 74-62 at Pepperdine. Santa Clara returns home to host Portland on Feb. 2 at 7 pm on ESPNU before it travels to San Diego on Sat., Feb. 4 for a 7 pm match-up.

January 27, 2012
Broncos Fall to Dons in Bay Area Rivalry Game
Despite a career-night from Denzel Johnson, the Broncos fell 90-77 to USF in the Leavey Center. The Broncos fall to 8-12 overall, 0-7 in WCC action while USF moves to 14-9 and 4-5 in conference play.

January 25, 2012
Santa Clara Men Host USF in 209th Meeting With The Dons
The Broncos, who played three of their first four West Coast Conference contests on the road, finish a three-game WCC homestand vs. Bay Area rival San Francisco in a rematch of the CIT quarterfinals that Santa Clara won 95-91 up on the Hilltop March 22, 2011. The Dons visit the Leavey Center for the two teams first meeting on Thurs., Jan. 26 at 7 pm. The game will be televised regionally on COMCAST California with Ted Robinson and Dan Belluomini making the call. It is Santa Clara's third game in six days and the Broncos will finish at Pepperdine on Sat., Jan. 28 at 7 pm for their fourth game in seven days.

January 24, 2012
Broncos Fall to Lions 74-62
Despite Santa Clara's Yannick Atanga and Niyi Harrison collecting near double-doubles, the Broncos fell 74-62 to the Loyola Marymount Lions in the Leavey Center. Santa Clara is 8-11 and 0-6 in the WCC. LMU moves to 12-8 and 5-2 in the WCC.

January 23, 2012
Basketball Hosts LMU Monday at 7 pm in the Leavey Center
The Broncos, who played three of their first four WCC contests on the road, continue their three-game homestand vs. LMU on Mon., Jan. 24 at 7 pm. Santa Clara began an eight day stretch on Saturday with four games: falling 93-77 vs. No. 23 Saint Mary's on Saturday; and then it will host LMU on Mon., Jan. 23 at 7 pm and USF at 8 pm on Thurs., Jan. 26. It will finish the stretch with a 7 pm game at Pepperdine on Sat., Jan. 28.

January 22, 2012
Hotly-Contested Bay Area Rivals Match-up Results in No. 23 Saint Mary's Topping Broncos
The 211th meeting between Saint Mary’s and Santa Clara was hotly contested the entire game in front a capacity crowd of 4,700 fans in the Leavey Center on Saturday night with the Gaels edging the Broncos 93-77. Santa Clara falls to 8-10, 0-5 in WCC play while the Gaels improve to 19-2, 8-0 in conference action.
Santa Clara will host Loyola Marymount Monday night at 7 pm in the Leavey Center.

January 19, 2012
Santa Clara Men's Basketball Hosts No. 23/24 Saint Mary's Saturday; Less Than 400 Tickets Remain
The Broncos, who played three of their first four WCC contests on the road, host No. 23/24 Saint Mary's on Sat., Jan. 21 at 8 pm in a COMCAST California broadcast. The regionally televised game will be called by Dave Benz and Stan Morrison. After having Thursday off, Santa Clara begins an eight day stretch on Saturday with four games: SMC on Sat., Jan. 21 at 8 pm; vs. LMU on Mon., Jan. 23 at 7 pm; vs. USF at 8 pm on Thurs., Jan. 26; and then at Pepperdine on Sat., Jan. 28.

January 18, 2012
Just 400 Tickets Remain For Sale for Santa Clara-Saint Mary's Game Saturday Night
Only 400 tickets remain for the Santa Clara-Saint Mary's game on Sat., Jan. 21 at 8 pm. Of the 400 tickets that remain, 50 are Reserved and 350 are General Admission. Reserved are $30 and General Admission are $20.

January 14, 2012
Santa Clara Basketball Falls at BYU
In front of 16,116 fans at the Marriott Center, Kevin Foster scored 22 points to pass John Bryant at No. 6 all-time, but it wasn’t enough as BYU won its first-ever WCC match-up with Santa Clara 95-78. BYU is now 16-5 all-time vs. the Broncos, including 10-2 in Provo.

January 13, 2012
Broncos Drop 75-62 Loss to Toreros
Santa Clara fell 75-62 to the University of San Diego on Thursday night in the Leavey Center. With the loss the Broncos fall to 8-8 and 0-3 in WCC play. The Toreros improve to 6-10, 1-3 in WCC action.

January 13, 2012
Santa Clara Travels to BYU for First-Ever WCC Match-up on ESPNU at 5 pm Saturday
The Broncos, who play three of their first four WCC contests on the road, travel to Provo, Utah on Sat., Jan. 14 for a 5 pm contest (Pacific) with BYU on ESPNU. The game will be called by Dave Flemming and Sean Farnham who also called Santa Clara's 65-64 win over Villanova earlier this season.

January 12, 2012
Santa Clara Hosts “Sports Business Networking Night” on Feb. 2, Prior to Men's Basketball Game with Portland
In conjunction with SCU's men’s basketball home game against Portland, the Bronco athletics department is hosting a "Sports Business Networking Night" at the Locatelli Student Activity Center on the SCU campus

January 10, 2012
Santa Clara Men's Basketball Hosts San Diego Thursday in Home West Coast Conference Opener
Hosting its first home league game of the year, Santa Clara entertains San Diego at 7 pm on Thurs., Jan. 12. Playing its 71st game, in a rivalry that began with a 66-65 victory by USD on Dec., 19, 1963, Santa Clara leads the all-time series 39-31, including 22-14 in Santa Clara. Santa Clara has won just twice in the last six tries at the Leavey Center, an 80-72 victory on Feb. 17, 2007 and then 60-56 on Feb. 12, 2011. Santa Clara swept the season series twice in the last 14 years (2007 and '11). Prior to last season, Santa Clara and San Diego split the season series three straight years, with each winning on the other's floor all three years. Santa Clara knocked San Diego out of the 2009 WCC Tournament and San Diego returned the favor in 2010.

January 7, 2012
Basketball Falls at No. 25 Gonzaga
Holding a lead the first 19:41 of the game, Santa Clara fell 82-60 at No. 25 Gonzaga on Saturday in its second straight road game to start 2012 WCC play. Santa Clara is 8-7 and 0-2 in the WCC and Gonzaga is 13-2 and 3-0. Santa Clara hosts its first WCC game this season when San Diego visits on Thurs., Jan. 12 at 7 pm and then the Broncos travel to Provo, Utah when they visit BYU on Sat., Jan. 14 at 5 pm Pacific on ESPNU. Gonzaga finishes a three-game home stretch to open WCC play and are now 102-6 in WCC play at home since 1996-97.

January 6, 2012
Basketball Finishes Northwest Trip on Saturday at Gonzaga
Santa Clara finishes its first WCC road trip of the year on Sat., Jan. 7 when it visits Gonzaga for a 5 pm tipoff . This is the 77th meeting between Santa Clara and Gonzaga. Gonzaga leads the all-time series 45-31, including holding a 26-8 advantage in Spokane. Last season Santa Clara grabbed a 14-point win in Santa Clara on Jan. 20, 2011 and Gonzaga returned the favor in Spokane by winning 85-76 on Feb. 17, 2011. In its 85-71 win on ESPNU in mid January, the Broncos were paced by a career-high 36 points from Kevin Foster, the highest tally for a WCC player last season. He followed up that game by hitting eight threes last year in Spokane to finish with 29 points. Santa Clara's last win in Spokane: an 84-73 victory on Feb. 12, 2007, ending the nation's longest home winning streak at 50 games.

January 6, 2012
Bronco Men Fall at Portland
Portland, Ore. – Despite a furious rally late in the second half, the home team has now won eight of the last nine games between Santa Clara and Portland, with the Pilots topping the Broncos 84-74 on Thursday night at the Chiles Center. Santa Clara is 8-6 and 0-1 in the WCC. Portland is 4-11 and 1-1 in the WCC. Santa Clara now travels to Spokane for a 5 pm meeting on Sat. Jan. 7 with No. 25 Gonzaga.

January 3, 2012
Santa Clara Travels Northwest For Play At Portland Thursday and At Gonzaga Saturday
Something's gotta give between the Broncos and Pilots as the home team has won seven of the last eight meetings. The Broncos are hoping it will happen for them when they open 2012 West Coast Conference play in Portland on Thurs., Jan. 5 at 8 pm in their 82nd career meeting with the Pilots. The Broncos are looking for their first win in Portland since they won 76-53 on Feb. 10, 2007. The two teams have split the season series three of the last four seasons with Portland sweeping it in 2010 and Santa Clara sweeping it in 2006 and '07. Santa Clara is 3-5 vs. Portland under head coach Kerry Keating in his first four seasons.

December 31, 2011
Broncos Fall in Heartbreaker to Wagner in 45th Annual Cable Car Classic Championship Final
Santa Clara dropped a heartbreaker in the 45th Cable Car Classic 64-62 to Wagner thanks to an improbable acrobatic shot at the buzzer after coming back from 15 down in the final five minutes. Santa Clara falls to 8-5 on the year and Wagner improves to 10-3.

December 30, 2011
Broncos advance to Cable Car Classic Championship Tonight vs. Wagner With 20-Point Win over Eastern Michigan
The Broncos held Eastern Michigan scoreless for a nine-minute stretch in the first half and cruised to a 75-55 win over the Eagles in the first round of the 45th Cable Car Classic in the Leavey Center. The Broncos advance to play Wagner in the Cable Car Classic Championship at 8:15 tomorrow evening (Fri., Dec.30).

December 29, 2011
Basketball Hosts 45th Annual Cable Car Classic Dec. 29 and 30
Santa Clara will host the 45th annual Cable Car Classic Thurs., Dec. 29 and Fri., Dec. 30. The Cable Car Classic features a coast-to-coast field this year with teams from Staten Island, Michigan and Colorado joining the Broncos. The field should provide for some very exciting basketball as co-founder Art Santo Domingo has put together another fun field.

December 21, 2011
Santa Clara Falls at Houston Baptist By A Point
With Houston Baptist taking the lead on two free throws with 6.2 seconds left, Santa Clara then missed two free throws with 1.9 seconds and fell 72-71 at Houston Baptist on Tuesday night. Santa Clara is 7-4 and Houston Baptist is 5-7. Santa Clara returns home to host Eastern Michigan as the second game of the first day of the 45th annual Cable Car Classic on Thurs., Dec. 29 at 8:15 pm. Air Force will tangle with Wagner at 6 pm in the first game of the day.

December 19, 2011
Santa Clara Puts New Video Board in Operation in the Leavey Center
Bronco fans who attended the men’s basketball game with Pacific game on Dec. 17 may have noticed a new and rather large addition to the Leavey Center! Santa Clara has installed a full color 25 foot by 13 ½ foot video board, made by Daktronics, one of the industry leaders.

December 19, 2011
Santa Clara Travels to Lonestar State for Houston Baptist Game on Wednesday before Holidays
Welcome Home Kevin Foster! Santa Clara will travel to Kevin Foster's hometown for its game at Houston Baptist on Tues., Dec. 21 at 5 pm Pacific. Foster grew up in near-by Katy, Texas and attended Morton Ranch High School.

December 15, 2011
Men's Basketball Hosts Pacific in 129th Meeting Between the Two Schools
Santa Clara, 6-3, hosts Pacific, 4-4, in the two school's 129th meeting on Sat., Dec. 17 at 2 pm as part of a double-header at the Leavey Center with the women's basketball team. The Bronco women will play San Jose State at 5 pm immediately following the men's game.

December 12, 2011
ATTENTION HIGH SCHOOLERS! LOOKING FOR FUN OVER THE HOLIDAYS!? SOMETHING SPECIAL FOR RUFF RIDERS TOO!
Attention all High School students: looking for some inexpensive fun in the South Bay Area over the holidays? There are seven games over the holidays between the men's and women's basketball teams so come to a Santa Clara basketball game at the Leavey Center and see the 45th annual Cable Car Classic and the women's basketball 2011-12 WCC season home opener as well!

December 12, 2011
Cowels Coming into His Own on Court
Raymond Cowels III knew it. His own teammate, Kevin Foster, knew it too. When Cowels exploded for 20 points against Villanova, it wasn’t a surprise, but rather a much awaited welcome.

December 12, 2011
Men's Basketball Hosts Pacifica Tuesday
Santa Clara returns home for two games this week. First it will play Pacifica College on Tues., Dec. 13 at 7 pm. Pacifica College, whose nickname is the Gladiators, is located in Southern California on a golf course about 60 miles east of Los Angeles. The Gladiators are 2-9 this season.

December 11, 2011
Santa Clara Defeated at Washington State; Host Pacifica Tuesday, Pacific Saturday
On a cold day in Pullman, Wash. where the temperature was 24 degrees at tip, Santa Clara fell 93-55 at Washington State on Sunday afternoon. Santa Clara is 5-3 and Washington State is 6-4. Washington State leads the all-time series 4-0. Santa Clara returns home to host Pacifca on Tues., Dec. 13 at 7 pm and then Pacific on Sat., Dec. 17 at 2 pm as part of a doubleheader with the Bronco women, who host San Jose State at 5 pm.

December 8, 2011
Santa Clara Travels to Washington St. Dec. 11; Return Next Week to Host Pacifica and Pacific
Taking eight days off for finals, the Broncos (5-2) travel to Pullman, Wash. to play Washington State (5-4) on Sun., Dec. 11 at 1 pm. Santa Clara is 0-3 lifetime vs. the Cougars: falling 60-38 in Pullman on New Year's Eve on Dec. 31, 1946; losing 82-71 vs. WSU as part of the Rainbow Classic on Dec. 28, 1973; and then the Broncos lost 85-79 in overtime Dec. 19, 2010 at home last season.

December 4, 2011
Men Defeat Cal State Northridge Behind Foster's 20 points and Harrison's Double-Double
Led by Kevin Foster’s 20 points and Niyi Harrison’s second career double-double, Santa Clara edged Cal St. Northridge 71-58 at the Leavey Center. With the win, the Broncos improved to 5-2 on the year while the Matadors fell to 1-6 on the season. Santa Clara will travel to Pullman, Washington next weekend to take on the Washington St. Cougars on Sunday at 1 p.m.

December 1, 2011
Men Return Home to Host Cal State Northridge Dec. 3, Travel to Washington St. Dec. 11
Santa Clara (4-2) returns home from a successful 76 Classic to host Cal State Northridge (1-5) on Sat., Dec. 3 at 7 pm in the Leavey Center. The Broncos are 2-0 vs. the Matadors, winning 99-79 on Dec. 22, 2010 in Northridge and 83-70 on Dec. 10, 1979 in Santa Clara. After the Northridge game, the Broncos will take a week off for finals before traveling to Pullman, Wash., to play Washington State on Sun., Dec. 11 at 1 pm.

November 28, 2011
Roquemore Named WCC Player of the Week After Wins Over New Mexico and Villanova at 76 Classic
After being selected to the 76 Classic Five-Man All-Tournament team and leading the West Coast Conference in points and assists per game and free throw percentage, Santa Clara guard Evan Roquemore has been named the WCC Player of the Week. He also shot 95.7 percent from the free throw line at the Classic, hitting 22 of 23. It is a first-time honor for the sophomore from Henderson, Nev.

November 27, 2011
Broncos Top Villanova In A Thriller
Santa Clara went on a 10-0 run to close out the game in the final 2:56, including four clutch free throws by Evan Roquemore, to defeat Big East member Villanova 65-64 on Sunday in the consolation finals of the 76 Classic in Anaheim, Calif. The Broncos were led by the season-best 20 points of Raymond Cowels III, who also hit a career-high six threes in the game. Santa Clara is 4-2 and Villanova is 4-2. Villanova entered the game averaging 80 ppg and has been to the NCAA tournament seven straight years, including the Final Four in 2009.

November 27, 2011
Keating, Bronco Players Comments After Villanova Win
Bronco head coach Kerry Keating and Evan Roquemore, Yannick Atanga and Raymond Cowels III comment post-game after the Broncos 65-64 win over Villanova

November 27, 2011
SCU Assistant Coach Sam Scholl Scouts Villanova
Santa Clara Assistant Coach Sam Scholl Scouts Villanova. He also talks about Evan Roquemore's game, what Santa Clara learned playing Oklahoma and how the play in the 76 Classic will help the Broncos in the WCC.

November 26, 2011
Despite Furious Rally, Broncos Fall to Oklahoma; Foster Breaks Steve Nash's Career Threes Made Record
On a career night for sophomore Evan Roquemore and despite Bronco junior Kevin Foster breaking Steve Nash’s career three-pointers made record, Santa Clara made a furious rally at end to pull within six with 45.8 seconds left after being 25 down in the second half, but fell 85-73 to Oklahoma in the winner’s bracket of the 76 Classic in Anaheim, Calif.

November 26, 2011
Men To Play Villanova In Consolation Finals of the 76 Classic Sunday at 3:30 on ESPNU
Santa Clara (3-2) will face Villanova (4-1) of the Big East Conference for the third time in school history as part of the Consolation Finals of the 76 Classic. The Broncos and the Wildcats will face each other at 3:30 pm on Sun., Nov. 27 on ESPNU. Dave Flemming and Sean Farnham will call the action.

November 25, 2011
Broncos Face Sooners in Second Round of 76 Classic in Winner's Bracket
With its 79-76 overtime win over pre-tournament favorite New Mexico, Santa Clara continues play at the 76 Classic on Friday night with a 9 pm match-up vs. Oklahoma on ESPN2. Mark Neely and Miles Simon will make the call in the nationally-televised game. Oklahoma advanced with a 75-59 win over Washington State on Thursday night.

November 25, 2011
Basketball Defeats New Mexico in OT Behind Foster and Roquemore's 26 Each
With Kevin Foster and Evan Roquemore each scoring 26 points and Niyi Harrison hitting a career-high 19, Santa Clara defeated New Mexico 79-76 in overtime in the first round of the 76 Classic. The Broncos move on to play Oklahoma at 9 pm Pacific on ESPN2 on Fri., Nov. 25.

November 25, 2011
Foster and Roquemore Pumped After New Mexico Win
Both scoring season-high 26 points, Kevin Foster and Evan Roquemore Were Pretty Pumped after 79-76 OT win over New Mexico at the 76 Classic. Santa Clara Plays Oklahoma In the Second Round of the 76 Classic Fri., Nov. 25 at 9 PM Pacific on ESPN2.

November 22, 2011
Santa Clara Basketball Travels South for 76 Classic Thanksgiving Weekend, Plays 3 Games in 4 Days on ESPN Network
Santa Clara travels south for Thanksgiving break, playing three games in four days as part of the 76 Classic. Santa Clara (2-1) will play New Mexico (2-1) first on Thurs., Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. on ESPNU with Mark Neely and Miles Simon making the call. Santa Clara is 2-4 vs. the Lobos.

November 19, 2011
Men's Basketball Whips San Jose State 84-58
Behind the 19 points and 10 rebounds of sophomore John McArthur, his first career double-double, Santa Clara defeated San Jose State on Saturday night 84-58 at the Leavey Center. The Broncos are winners of eight of the last 10 vs. the Spartans. McArthur was a perfect 11 of 11 from the free throw line and Coach Keating is 17-1 when Santa Clara scores 80+.

November 17, 2011
Men's Basketball Hosts Cross-Town Rival San Jose State Saturday at 7 pm
Santa Clara (1-1) hosts cross-town rival San Jose State (1-2) on Sat., Nov. 19 at 7 pm. The Spartans are playing their second straight WCC team after they dropped an 83-81 hotly contested game at San Francisco on Wed., Nov. 16.

November 16, 2011
Men's Basketball Falls at UC Santa Barbara; Host San Jose State Saturday Night at 7 pm
With their preseason Big West Conference honorees James Nunnally (24) and Orlando Johnson (21) leading the way, Santa Clara fell 89-56 at UC Santa Barbara in the Broncos first road game of the 2011-12 season. Santa Clara is 1-1 and Santa Barbara is 2-0. The Broncos lead the all-time series 15-11.

November 15, 2011
This Week's Edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap!
Watch the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap each Tuesday on www.SantaClaraBroncos.com. The weekly five-minute video, a production of Santa Clara Athletic Media Relations, is hosted by junior water polo goalie John Nash and junior women's soccer forward Lauren Matheson. Each week it features interviews and action from Santa Clara's 19 sports. It also includes behind the scenes action not seen elsewhere.

November 15, 2011
Men's Basketball Travels to UCSB For First Road Test; Host San Jose State Saturday at 7 pm
Santa Clara (1-0) travels to Santa Barbara on Tues., Nov. 15 to play the Gauchos (1-0) in the newly refurbished Thunderdome. UCSB was picked as the runner-up in the Big West Conference pre-season and are 41-13 at home in the last four years.

November 12, 2011
Basketball Opens Season With 14 Threes in Win Over UC Merced
With three Bronco players knocking down four threes or more, Santa Clara defeated UC Merced 80-48 in its season opener in the Leavey Center on Friday night. The Broncos move to 16-1 when scoring 80+ points under Bronco head coach Kerry Keating. The 14 threes made by the Broncos were a high under Keating and the most since the Broncos made 15 vs. Gonzaga on March 5, 2001. Kevin Foster led the charge with five threes for 17 points and six assists as well. Foster led the country with 140 threes last season. Evan Roquemore and Brandon Clark chipped in four threes each.

November 10, 2011
Men's Basketball Opens Season vs. UC Merced Fri., Nov. 11 at 7:30 pm as Part of DH with Women's Basketball
Santa Clara opens the 2011-12 season vs. UC Merced at 7:30 pm on Fri., Nov. 11. The women’s basketball team hosts CSU Bakersfield at 5 pm as part of a doubleheader with the two teams. Bronco head coach Kerry Keating is 4-0 in season openers.

November 9, 2011
Men's Basketball Announces 2012 Signee Nate Kratch
Santa Clara Head Basketball Coach Kerry Keating announced the lone 2012 Bronco signee on Wednesday, forward Nathaniel Kratch of Watertown, Minn.

November 4, 2011
Bronco Basketball Scores 31-point Exhibition Win
Playing its fifth-straight game vs. a Canadian collegiate team after its foreign tour to Vancouver in early September, Santa Clara defeated Ryerson 91-60 on Friday night in its lone exhibition. Bronco head coach Kerry Keating is 5-0 in exhibition openers.

November 3, 2011
Santa Clara Announces Mobile-Optimized Partnership with StatBroadcast
Santa Clara University will partner with StatBroadcast® Systems for its upcoming 2011-12 athletic events. Try it out tonight at the exhibition game with Ryerson at 7 pm in the Leavey Center!

November 2, 2011
Behind the Scenes at the WCC Media Day
The scene was set on Thursday Oct. 27 at 11:30 am for me to attend my first WCC Media Day. Notebook and recorder in hand, I prepared to see what went on off camera.

November 2, 2011
Men Ranked No. 25 in National Mid-Major Poll, Foster Named to Lute Olson Preseason All-American Team
With the exhibition opener set for Fri., Nov. 4 vs. Ryerson, the Santa Clara's men's basketball team is receiving national attention this week as well. Earlier this week the Broncos were ranked No. 25 in the preseason National Mid-Major Preseason Poll. It is the first time in the 13 years of the national poll the Broncos have been ranked in the preseason after finishing the 2010-11 season ranked No. 22. Leading the nation in three-pointers and the West Coast Conference in scoring, Santa Clara junior Kevin Foster continues to collect preseason honors. On Wednesday he was named to the 2011-12 Lute Olson Preseason All-America team by CollegeInsider.com after being named to the preseason All-WCC team last week.

November 2, 2011
Santa Clara Basketball At Home on KDOW 1220 AM Again This Season
Santa Clara University is proud to announce it will partner once again with KDOW 1220 AM to be the exclusive radio home of the Santa Clara University men's basketball program for the 2011-12 season. KDOW will carry all of the games this year as the Bronco battle for the West Coast Conference title. Santa Clara opens in 2011 season with an exhibition vs. Ryerson on Fri., Nov. 4 at 7 pm and then its regular season with a 7 pm game vs. UC Merced on Fri., Nov. 11.

November 1, 2011
Practice Report: Broncos Host Exhibition Tuesday, Nov. 8!
The Santa Clara women's basketball team is prepping for its exhibition-opener against Sonoma State at home on Tuesday, Nov. 8.

October 28, 2011
WCC Commissioner Awaits Upcoming Season
Santa Clara, Calif. – During the 2011 West Coast Conference Basketball Media Day on Thursday, WCC Commissioner Jamie Zaninovich highlighted the league as one that is obtaining greater national exposure and respect. The WCC Basketball Tip-Off event was held at the YouTube headquarters.

October 28, 2011
Leading the Nation in Threes and the WCC in Scoring Last Season, Foster Named Preseason All-West Coast Conference
For the third straight season, Santa Clara junior Kevin Foster has been named to the 10-man West Coast Conference Preseason Team on Thursday. Foster led the country in three-pointers last season and was also the league’s leading scorer.

October 28, 2011
THE OTHER NASH: Previewing the WCC
Santa Clara junior John Nash attended WCC Basketball Media Day on Oct. 26 and he interviewed all nine WCC head coaches. In addition, he visited with ESPN's Diamond Leung and Sean Farnham.

October 26, 2011
WCC Unique Basketball Media Day at YouTube HQ Thursday -- Check In and Participate!
Featuring Bronco head coach Kerry Keating, the West Coast Conference will hold its 2011 men’s basketball tip-off event at neighboring YouTube headquarters on Thur., Oct. 27. The event will give West Coast Conference fans the ability to interact with all nine WCC head men’s basketball coaches through three different mediums, all available on WCCsports.com.

October 19, 2011
Standing Tall
Standing at 6’9, sophomore John McArthur (JM) is a force to be reckoned with. Over the course of his high school career at De La Salle High School in Concord, Calif., McArthur led his team to a stunning 111-12 record. As a senior, McArthur posted a new school record with 40 points against Oakland High in the Northern California Regional Quarterfinals. In his first year at Santa Clara, McArthur saw 8.3mpg coming off the bench for big men Marc Trasolini, Ben Dowdell and Troy Payne. McArthur caught up with SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) to discuss his upbringing, his most memorable basketball moments and how he sees his role developing this year.

October 17, 2011
Santa Clara Team Report: 2011-2012 Season Preview
With the University’s first-ever CollegeInsider.com Postseason Tournament championship title in the back of their minds, the Santa Clara Broncos return to the basketball court Nov. 4 to open the 2011-2012 season.

October 14, 2011
Foster, Roquemore Honored Pre-Season; Red and White Scrimmage FREE on Fri., Oct. 21 at 7 pm
With college basketball set to begin practice today for the 2011-12 season and a lot of excitement in the air on the Mission Campus about the Bronco basketball team, Santa Clara junior Kevin Foster has been named the preseason West Coast Conference Player of the Year by the College Sports Madness website. In addition, Foster was named to the Madness High Major Preseason All-American Team and Evan Roquemore was named to All-WCC Second Team.

October 14, 2011
Sign Up Online TODAY for Oktoberfest, before it sells out!
Oktoberfest is just around the corner, and you don’t want it to sell out before you get your hands on some tickets! The SCU Athletics Department and Gordon Biersch invite you to an evening of celebration on Friday October 28th, 2011. Come and enjoy unlimited traditional German food, beer, music, brewery tours and Bronco Camaraderie among coaches, alumni, parents and friends! Everyone is welcome!

October 10, 2011
Johnson Happy With Decision
For all freshmen, their first year can be filled with emotions of excitement and stress of entering a new stage in their life. Student-athletes especially, have an added stress to also balance a sport along with everything else they do. Freshman Denzel Johnson (DJ) has had a relatively easy transition into Santa Clara and is happy with his decision to play basketball here.

September 26, 2011
Clark Fitting in at Santa Clara
A large banner of Steve Nash hangs from the rafters at the Leavey Center, commemorating his time as a Bronco. It was only fitting that rookie Brandon Clark steps onto the very same court as his idol, the 6’3 Phoenix Suns point guard Nash, because it is who the Bronco freshman aspires to be.

September 16, 2011
Video Wrap-Up of the Bronco Basketball Trip to Vancouver
The Santa Clara men's basketball team travelled to Vancouver, British Columbia Sept. 6-10, 2011 for a foreign tour. During the time in Vancouver, the team played four games vs. Canadian universities and posted a 2-2 record with three overtime games. See the latest video montage of the trip attached.

September 12, 2011
Bronco Basketball Assistant Coaches Work As Head Coach For A Day On Foreign Tour
During Santa Clara's foreign tour to Canada, Bronco head coach Kerry Keating decided to take a seat further down the bench and allow for each of his three assistants to take a turn as the head coach for the final three games in Canada. The coaches order was determined by the way their own teams finished on Thursday morning during the "Amazing Race: Bronco Style", a scavenger hunt through the streets of Vancouver where each assistant picked their team through a lottery. The story includes videos of each coaches day.

September 11, 2011
We Remember: McArthur Reflects Back on 9/11 in ESPN.com story
As people around the world are remembering today, Sept. 11, as the 10th anniversary of 9/11, Bronco sophomore basketball forward John McArthur is one of nine basketball players nationally to be featured in a piece this weekend on ESPN.com by Eamonn Brennan on their memories of 9/11 and how it changed their lives..

September 11, 2011
Bronco Basketball Bigs Behind the Scenes Video from Vancouver
The Bronco basketball team returned to the Bay Area late Saturday night. Prior to returning, the team defeated the University of British Columbia earlier in the day. After the victory, the Bronco Bigs collected in the back of the bus to talk basketball, about each other inlcuding Robert Garrett's dancing ability and sense of humor, for Yannick Atanga's French lesson for the team and what John McArthur thinks is important on the defensive end of the floor.

September 10, 2011
Broncos Win Final Game on Foreign Tour
Santa Clara played its fourth and final game of its foreign tour at the University of British Columbia this morning at 10 am. Falling in overtime on Thursday night to the T-Birds, the Broncos rebounded to win 68-63 this morning after UBC started the game on a 15-0 run. The Broncos finish the Vancouver trip 2-2, winning the last two games, playing overtime the first three games.

September 10, 2011
Scholl to Head Up Broncos In Final Game of Foreign Tour at 10 am Today
Santa Clara will play its fourth and final game of its foreign tour at the University of British Columbia this morning at 10 am before flying out this afternoon. The team got a 7:30 am wake-up call for breakfast and departed the hotel at 8:30 am.

September 10, 2011
BEHIND THE SCENES VIDEO TOO! Cowels Buzzer Beater Leads Broncos to a 87-84 Victory in Overtime in Canada
Tonight Bronco assistant coach James Ware got his crack at being the head coach and he led the Bronco charge to an 87-84 overtime victory over the University of Fraser Valley with Raymond Cowels III hitting a buzzer-beater. Ware is in his fourth year as a Bronco assistant coach. Coach Keating is having the three assistant coaches coach the last three games on the team’s foreign tour to Vancouver (Dustin Kerns coached Thursday vs. UBC and Sam Scholl will coach Saturday morning at 10 am vs. UBC).

September 9, 2011
Basketball Falls in Overtime to UBC
Erasing a 16-point lead in the fourth quarter, the Broncos tied it up with 1:32 left in the game on a way-out three by Brandon Clark and then Julian Clarke pushed it to overtime with a covered up three of his own with one second left in regulation. The Thunderbirds battled to victory in the overtime, coming out on top 98-85. The game was played under international basketball rules, which features four quarters, a 24-second shot clock, the ball being live when it hits the rim, if a timeout is called the ball moves to the sideline and a wider key.

September 9, 2011
ON LIVE TV (internet): Bronco Basketball Continues Trip with Game at Fraser Valley Tonight
Santa Clara will play its third game of its foreign tour at Fraser Valley tonight at 7 pm. The game will be shown on the internet with live stats as well.

September 8, 2011
Bronco Basketball Team to Play UBC Tonight; Live Stats Available
Santa Clara will take on the University of British Columbia tonight in Vancouver as its second of game of its foreign tour.

September 8, 2011
THIS IS A GREAT STORY! Watch video on Robert Garrett and Jesse Pruitt
The team just returned from the Vancouver Scavenger Hunt around the city (photos and video to be posted). But this video is SOOO special!

September 8, 2011
Another VIDEO and PHOTOS from Canada. The Amazing Race: Bronco Style
The Amazing Race: Bronco Style! This morning, led by the Bronco assistant coaches, competed in their own version of the Amazing Race. It was a scavenger hunt through the streets of Vancouver.

September 7, 2011
Trasolini Out for the 2011-12 Season with Torn ACL
Vancouver, British Columbia – Santa Clara University announced today that Bronco senior forward Marc Trasolini will be out for the 2011-12 season after suffering a torn ACL (left) in the first two minutes of Santa Clara’s first game of the team’s foreign tour on Tues., Sept. 6 at Trinity Western University in Vancouver, B.C.

September 7, 2011
Santa Clara Falls in Overtime in First Game of Vancouver Trip
The Broncos opened their foreign tour action tonight in Langley, British Columbia vs. Trinity Western with three Broncos scoring double-doubles and Kevin Foster knocking down five threes, including one at the regulation buzzer to push the game to overtime, but the Spartans topped Santa Clara 108-100 in the extra period. The game was played under international basketball rules, which features four quarters, a 24-second shot clock, the ball being live when it hits the rim, if a timeout is called the ball moves to the sideline and a wider key.

September 6, 2011
Day Two of "Traz Tid-Bits"
Senior forward Marc Trasolini, the star of "Traz Tid-Bits" has returned! Catch up with all the GREAT footage and photos of the Bronco men's basketball team's trip to Vancouver all week long! Trasolini brings his Bronco team to his old high school for the team's first shootaround. Game tonight!

September 6, 2011
WATCH LIVE! Bronco Basketball Plays First Game on Foreign Tour Tonight at Trinity Western
Santa Clara kicks off its foreign tour in Vancouver tonight with its first game at Trinity Western as part of the four-game schedule it will play in the Vancouver area. The Spartans were the CIS silver medalists last season and returns nine of their 17 letterwinners from last season.

September 5, 2011
"Traz Tid-Bits" Takes on Vancouver! First up: Capilano Suspension Bridge
The Santa Clara University men's basketball is on a foreign tour in Vancouver, Canada this week. It will play four times and today - the first day of the trip - the Bronco basketball team did a little sight-seeing.

September 2, 2011
Bronco Basketball Prepares for Foreign Tour to Vancouver
Santa Clara’s men’s basketball team travels to Vancouver, Canada Sept. 5-10 for a foreign tour when it will play four teams vs. Canadian universities. It will also have a chance to tour the area and the highlight of the trip might be dinner at Marc Trasolini’s family’s house during the stay. Make sure to check back at www.SantaClaraBroncos.com for exclusive video, interviews and photos. On Friday Bronco head coach Kerry Keating (KK) talked about why he has loved practicing in August and what he is looking forward to on his first-ever foreign trip as a basketball coach.

September 1, 2011
Bronco Basketball Releases 2011-12 Schedule
Featuring up to 18 games vs. 2011 post-season teams and at least seven games on ESPN, Santa Clara released its 2011-12 men's basketball schedule Thursday. Click here for the schedule. The Broncos are coming off a 24-14 season when they won the CollegeInsider.com Post-Season Tournament with its final three victories coming on the road.

August 29, 2011
Lamson Follows Family Footsteps
After playing his high school basketball locally, Nick Lamson has found his way to the Mission Campus to follow a family tradition, earning a spot on the Santa Clara basketball team’s roster. The freshman walk-on guard is looking to not only better his game, but also receive a higher education.

August 23, 2011
Three's the Charm
Jordan Akwenuke may be a fresh face in the Broncos' locker room, but with three Oregon 6A State championship titles under his belt, he is anything but new to a winning environment.

August 22, 2011
Basketball To Play At Least 7 Games on ESPN Family This Season
Santa Clara will play at least seven games televised on the ESPN family during the 2011-12 season, with four ESPN games during West Coast Conference play as the WCC ESPN schedule was released on Monday. In 2012 the league schedule features the addition of ninth-member BYU and no travel partners so it is unique to the conference.

August 18, 2011
Santa Clara Announces 2012 WCC Basketball Schedule
Santa Clara, along with the West Coast Conference, released its 2012 league schedule on Friday. The league schedule features the addition of ninth-member BYU and no travel partners so it is unique to the conference. Santa Clara will release its entire schedule next week.

August 12, 2011
Close to Home
Every locker room needs a character – that one person who isn’t afraid to lighten the mood. The Giants have Brian Wilson, the Sharks have Joe Thornton and Santa Clara has Niyi Harrison.

August 4, 2011
Santa Clara to Open with New Mexico in 2011 76 Classic Thanksgiving Day in Anaheim
ESPN Regional Television (ERT), a subsidiary of ESPN, announced today the first-round matchups for the 2011 76 Classic, to be held Thanksgiving weekend, Thursday, Friday and Sunday, Nov. 24, 25 & 27, at the Anaheim (Calif.) Convention Center, adjacent to Disneyland. The fifth-year event will include 12 games in three days and will be telecast on ESPN2 and ESPNU.

August 3, 2011
Santa Clara Announces Cory Schlesinger As New Head Strength and Conditioning Coach
Santa Clara is proud to announce Cory Schlesinger as the new head strength and conditioning coach. Schlesginer comes to Santa Clara after spending time working at the Olympic Training Center. Schlesinger’s primary responsibility will be working with the Bronco men’s and women’s basketball teams. Prior to his time with the USOC, he spent two seasons as an assistant strength and conditioning coach at Campbell University. He replaces Joe Siara who resigned this summer to move back to Florida upon getting married.

August 2, 2011
Denzel Johnson Steps into the Limelight
For incoming freshman Denzel Johnson, basketball is part of his family picture.

July 14, 2011
Update: Men's Basketball Announces Hotel Arrangements for Fans/Family For Vancouver Foreign Tour
While the men’s basketball team announced June 7 it will travel to Vancouver, British Columbia Sept. 5-10, 2011 on a foreign tour where it will play four games vs. Canadian universities, Thursday it announced hotel plans for the trip for fans. The team will play games on Sept. 6, 8, 9 and 10, 2011.

July 12, 2011
Bronco Men's Basketball Just 1 of 11 Division I Programs with 4+ Named to Prestigious NABC Honor Court
Santa Clara was one of just 11 Division I men’s basketball programs with four or more student-athletes honored on the prestigious National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC) Honors Court named Tuesday.

July 7, 2011
Santa Clara Announces Contract Extension for Basketball's Keating
Santa Clara announced Thursday that the contract of head men's basketball coach Kerry Keating has been extended through May 1, 2015. Keating led the Broncos to the second-most wins in school history in 2011 and the school’s first post-season tournament title with its CIT win in late March.

July 2, 2011
Julian Clarke Blogs Daily from Europe While With U-19 National Team at FIBA World Championships
Bronco basketball Freshman-redshirt Julian Clarke (JC) is traveling in Europe with the Under-19 Canadian National Men's Basketball Team. The team will travel to Latvia to compete in the 2011 FIBA World Championship. Clarke will blog daily with information on and off the court and behind the scenes! Check back daily and make sure you check the Photo Gallery daily as well because he will also be taking photos of his experience.

July 1, 2011
BYU Becomes Ninth Member of West Coast Conference; Launch of conference’s new identity coincides with membership addition
For the first time in over thirty years, the West Coast Conference has a new member. Brigham Young University formally joins the WCC on Fri., July 1, 2011 and will field a team in 11 of the Conference’s 13 sponsored sports. With the change in membership, the West Coast Conference has launched its new brand identity. The new logo is the WCC’s first visual change since 1995.

June 24, 2011
Clarke Makes U-19 Canadian National Team; Heads to Europe for FIBA World Championship
Bronco basketball Freshman-redshirt Julian Clarke (JC) learned early this week that he made the Under-19 Canadian National Men’s Basketball Team. The team will travel to Latvia to compete in the 2011 FIBA World Championship. Click here for more information on the FIBAs.

June 13, 2011
RECENT SANTA CLARA GRADUATES: Men’s Basketball Season Ticket Packages Geared Towards Young Alumni
Santa Clara Athletics is pleased to announce two exciting Men’s Basketball season ticket packages geared towards young alumni.

June 13, 2011
Atanga Ready to Prove Himself
Yannick Atanga didn’t play in a single second for the Broncos last season. The 6’8 freshman originally from Yaoundé, Cameroon, spent his first year of Santa Clara basketball as a redshirt, watching the games from the sideline

June 8, 2011
ESPN, WEST COAST CONFERENCE SIGN EIGHT-YEAR CONTRACT EXTENSION
The West Coast Conference and ESPN announced today an eight-year contract extension that will make the ESPN networks the conference’s men’s basketball national television home through the 2018-19 school year.

June 7, 2011
Kevin Foster Reflects on Season
As the Santa Clara University academic year comes to a close, rising junior Kevin Foster reflected on this past year’s basketball season as he prepares for next year’s season including the team’s upcoming trip to Vancouver.

June 1, 2011
Cowels Ready to Rise to Expectations
Heading into his junior year, Raymond Cowels III has already seen Santa Clara basketball grow tremendously in his first two years with the Broncos.

May 25, 2011
Men's Basketball Hosts Senior Appreciation Night on June 9; Open to Public - Team to Receive CIT Rings
The Santa Clara Men's Basketball team will host its Senior Appreciation night honoring the 2011 Senior Class on Thurs., June 9, 2011. The team will also be presented their 2011 CIT Championship Rings.