2014-15 Santa Clara Men's Basketball News
December 20, 2014
Five Score In Double Figures But Men’s Basketball Falls 78-72 To Northeastern
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Nate Kratch and Matt Hubbard each scored a career-high and five Santa Clara players reached double figures, but the Broncos couldn’t cool off the hot-shooting Northeastern Huskies and dropped its first game of the 48th annual Cable Classic 78-72 on Saturday afternoon at the Leavey Center.
December 18, 2014
Men Host Northeastern In Their First Game of 48th Annual Cable Car Classic
Santa Clara, 5-4, will play its first game of the 48th annual Cable Car Classic on Sat, Dec. 20 at 2 pm. The Broncos will face the Northeastern Huskies. The Huskies, 6-3, are making their second appearance in the Cable Car Classic, having won the title in 2009.
December 13, 2014
Brownridge's 25 Points Lifts Men’s Hoops To Win Over Washington State
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara men’s basketball picked up its first win over a Pac-12 team since 2006, riding a 25-point performance from Jared Brownridge in a 76-67 win over Washington State at the Leavey Center on Saturday night.
December 11, 2014
Santa Clara Opens Three-Game Homestand with Washington State Saturday
Finished with a six-game road swing, Santa Clara, 4-4, returns home to host Washington State on Sat, Dec. 13 at 7 pm. The Washington State game will be broadcast via the Bronco Radio Network on both KDOW 1220 AM and the Broncos' All-Access network at www.SantaClaraBroncos.com. Anthony Passarelli is in his eighth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer. Out of the listening area, KDOW is streamed online at www.1220kdow.com.
December 10, 2014
WATCH | This Week's Edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap
In this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday bid you a happy holiday season and give a quick recap of men's and women's basketball from last week.
December 7, 2014
Brownridge's 20 Points Lead Broncos To Victory At San Jose State
Santa Clara’s Jared Brownridge scored 20 points to lead the Broncos to a 61-50 victory as San Jose State turned the ball over 20 times at home in the Events Center. The Broncos have won 11 of the last 13 vs. the Spartans.
December 5, 2014
Men's Basketball: Atanga To Have Season-Ending Surgery To Repair ACL
Santa Clara head coach Kerry Keating announced Friday morning fifth-year senior forward Yannick Atanga, the Broncos’ top rebounder and shot blocker, will have season-ending surgery on Dec. 16. The Yaounde, Cameron native suffered a torn ACL in the first game of the season in the Broncos’ 89-72 win vs. Cal State Fullerton.
December 4, 2014
Men Finish Six-Game Road Trip At San Jose State Saturday
Santa Clara, 3-4, will play its final game of a six-game road swing just 10 minutes from the Mission campus at San Jose State, 1-7, on Sat, Dec. 6. The SCU-SJSU game will be broadcast live on KDOW 1220 AM and can also be heard on the school's website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, with Anthony Passarelli in his eighth year as the Voice of the Broncos.
December 4, 2014
WATCH | Jared Brownridge Talks Road Trip, Disney World
In an extension of yesterday's interview from the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, men's basketball sophomore guard Jared Brownridge sits down in the EYEBRONCO studio to chat with reporter David Gentile. He talks about the adjustment to long road trips — earlier this week the Bronco returned after 10 days away from home — as well as his favorite off-the-court activity from the team's time in Orlando.
December 3, 2014
Basketball's Romeo Nominated for NABC Good Works Team
Santa Clara basketball forward and graduate student Dominic Romeo has been recognized as one of the five nominees from the West Coast Conference for the 2015 Allstate NABC Good Works team, announced Wednesday. The award recognizes basketball student-athletes for their off-the-court commitment to community service. The final roster of 20 award recipients will be unveiled in February.
December 3, 2014
WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — December 3, 2014
On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, co-hosts Denzel Johnson from the men's basketball team and Nici Gilday from the women's basketball team give a quick update on the latest Bronco sports news. This edition features interviews and highlights that you won't want to miss!
November 30, 2014
Men's Basketball Finishes Orlando Classic with Win vs. Rider
Jared Brownridge scored a season-high 27 points with Brandon Clark adding 23, as SCU defeated Rider 68-60 in the final day of the Orlando Classic. Brownridge and Clark were the last pair of Bronco teammates to score 20+ points. Brownridge had 20 and Clark added 30 vs. BYU on Jan. 18, 2014.
November 30, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Kai Healy, Dominic Romeo Come up Big in Broncos' Win
Santa Clara closed out the 2014 Orlando Classic with a 68-60 victory over the Rider Broncs Sun., Nov. 30, 2014. While Jared Brownridge and Brandon Clark combined for 50 points, Kai Healy and Dominic Romeo had big impacts in the game as well. Get a listen to what the two had to say about their performances, specific plays and more in this EYEBRONCO video.
November 30, 2014
EYEBRONCO: A Minute with the Voice — Recapping the Orlando Classic
In the final edition of A Minute with the Voice, men's basketball play-by-play announcer Anthony Passarelli talks with his color commentator John Stege about the Orlando Classic and the upcoming Cable Car Classic. Stege also shares his memories as a former player in the Cable Car Classic for this EYEBRONCO video!
November 29, 2014
EYEBRONCO: A Minute with the Voice — Video Coordinator Kyle Bailey
In the fourth edition of “A Minute with the Voice,” Santa Clara Basketball play-by-play announcer Anthony Passrelli talks with video coordinator and bronco alumnus Kyle Bailey. The two discuss the importance of the video coordinator role with respect to scouting opponents and how that helps the Broncos prepare for victory. Santa Clara closes out play in the 2014 Orlando Classic Sun., Nov. 30 at 10:30 a.m. against the Rider Broncs.
November 29, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball takes a Trip to the Magic Kingdom
Santa Clara men’s basketball is slated to play three games in four days at the 2014 Orlando Classic. On the team’s day off, the Broncos headed to Disney and got their chance to be kids for the afternoon. Check out all the fun in this EYEBRONCO video.
November 28, 2014
Santa Clara Faces Rider In Final Game Of Orlando Classic Sunday Morning
On Sunday Santa Clara, 2-4, will play its final game at the Orlando Classic vs. Rider, 2-4. The 7:30 am Pacific game will be shown on ESPN3 with Tim Welsh and Rich Hollenberg making the call. The SCU-Rider audio broadcast can also be heard on the school's website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, with Anthony Passarelli in his eighth year as the Voice of the Broncos. He will be joined on this trip by former Bronco center John Stege.
November 28, 2014
Santa Clara Drops Second Game of Orlando Classic
In its second game of the Orlando Classic, Santa Clara lost 66-44 to Rhode Island in Orlando, Fla. on Friday. SCU is 2-4 and Rhode Island is 4-1. Santa Clara will play Rider game on at 7:30 am Pacific on ESPN3 on Sun., Nov. 30 in its final game of the Orlando Classic in Orlando, Fla.
November 28, 2014
EYEBRONCO: A Minute with the Voice — Evan Van Becelaere and Evan Drabik
In the third edition of "A Minute with the Voice," Santa Clara Basketball play-by-play broadcaster Anthony Passarelli catches up with head strength and conditioning coach Evan Van Becelaere and associate athletic trainer Evan Drabik. The two talk about the process of keeping players ready to play on consecutive days and accounting for each player's specific type of movement within the realm of athletic performance. The Broncos face Rhode Island in the second round of the Orlando Classic today at 11:30 a.m. PST on ESPNU.
November 27, 2014
Men's Basketball Drops Game to Tennessee in Orlando; Will Play Rhode Island Friday at 11:30 AM on ESPNU
Opening the Orlando Classic with the 2014 Sweet 16 NCAA tournament contender, Tennessee, Santa Clara only trailed by four in the final 53 seconds, but lost 64-57 in Orlando, Fla. on Thursday. Santa Clara will play Rhode Island at 11:30 am Pacific on ESPNU.
November 27, 2014
Santa Clara Faces Rhode Island Friday In Second Round Of Orlando Classic
On Friday Santa Clara, 2-3, will continue its six-game road trip with its third and final stop in Orlando. Fla. The Broncos play Rhode Island, 3-1, in the second round of the Orlando Classic on Fri., Nov. 28 at 11:30 am Pacific. The game will be shown on ESPNU with Dave O’Brien and Sean Farnham making the call. Santa Clara dropped a 64-57 game to Tennessee on Thursday. No. 11 Kansas defeated Rhode Island 76-60. The SCU audio broadcast can also be heard on the school's website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, with Anthony Passarelli in his eighth year as the Voice of the Broncos. He will be joined on this trip by former Bronco center John Stege.
November 27, 2014
EYEBRONCO: A Minute with the Voice — Men’s Basketball Assistant Coaches
Happy Thanksgiving from EYEBRONCO! Santa Clara men's basketball play-by-play announcer Anthony Passarelli rounded up the men's basketball assistant coaches — all three of whom are fathers — and asked what they are thankful for this holiday season. It's also game day, as Santa Clara and Tennessee open up the 2014 Orlando Classic with a 9 a.m. PST tip.
November 27, 2014
WATCH | Bronco Basketball Players Share what They’re Thankful for
Happy Thanksgiving from EYEBRONCO! Santa Clara Basketball players shared what they are thankful for with EYEBRONCO in this video as they prepare to tip off at the 2014 Orlando Classic. Santa Clara and Tennessee open up the tournament today at with 9 a.m. PST start.
November 26, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Kerry Keating on Tennessee Matchup, Yannick Atanga
EYEBRONCO caught up with Santa Clara men's basketball head coach Kerry Keating after Wednesday's morning practice to talk about the team's preparation, an injury to senior forward Yannick Atanga, and connections the coach made during his time on the Tennessee Volunteer staff from 2001-03. Santa Clara and Tennessee open up play at the 2014 Orlando Classic Thu., Nov. 27 at 9 a.m. PST.
November 26, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Orlando Classic Welcome Dinner
At Wednesday night's Orlando Classic Welcome dinner, the Santa Clara men's basketball team was treated to a Thanksgiving meal and took to the dance floor with some competitors and Disney characters. Freshmen Kai Healy and Stephen Edwards talked to EYEBRONCO about the fun of the event. Santa Clara and Tennessee open up the tournament Thu., Nov. 27 at 9 a.m. PST.
November 26, 2014
EYEBRONCO: A Minute with the Voice — Radio Broadcasters Anthony Passarelli and John Stege
In the first edition of "A Minute with the Voice," Santa Clara men's basketball play-by-play announcer Anthony Passarelli sits down with his broadcast partner and color commentator John Stege '74 at the Orlando Classic. Listen as Stege shares his memories as a player in the only previous meeting meeting between Santa Clara and Tennessee. The Broncos and Volunteers begin the Orlando Classic Thu., Nov. 27, at 9 a.m. PST. Check back with EYEBRONCO for more of "A Minute with the Voice" throughout the team's stay in Florida.
November 26, 2014
EYEBRONCO: On the Road at the Orlando Classic
EYEBRONCO is on the move this week, taking the trip south to the Orlando Classic with Bronco men's basketball. Denzel Johnson caught up with freshman teammate Kai Healy about getting in his first game action and reporter David Gentile talked with assistant coach Jesse Pruitt about the team's road swing. EYEBRONCO will have exclusive content and highlights all week from The Sunshine State.
November 25, 2014
Men Play Tennessee In First Round of Orlando Classic On ESPN2 Thanksgiving Day
Santa Clara, 2-2, will continue its six-game road trip with its third and final stop in Orlando. Fla. The Broncos will play Tennessee, 1-1, in the first round of the Orlando Classic on Thanksgiving Day. The game on Thurs., Nov. 27 will be played at 9 am game (Pacific) and will be shown on ESPN2 with Dave O’Brien and Sean Farnham making the call. The audio broadcast can also be heard on the SCU website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, with Anthony Passarelli in his eighth year as the Voice of the Broncos. He will be joined on this trip by former Bronco center John Stege.
November 24, 2014
Broncos Fall At No. 20 Michigan State
Playing a short-handed Santa Clara squad with a lot of heart, No. 20 Michigan State got out of the gate on a 17-2 run and didn’t look back often as the Spartans won 79-52 at the Breslin Center Monday night in East Lansing, Mich.
November 22, 2014
Men Play At No. 19 Michigan State Monday On The Big Ten Network
Santa Clara, 2-1, will continue its six-game road trip with its second stop in East Lansing, Mich. The Broncos will play at No. 19 Michigan State, 2-1, on Mon., Nov. 24. The 4 pm game (Pacific) will be shown on the Big Ten Network with Greg Kelser and Cory Provus making the call. The audio broadcast can also be heard on the SCU website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, with Anthony Passarelli in his eighth year as the Voice of the Broncos. He will be joined on this trip by former Bronco center John Stege.
November 20, 2014
Top Teams Announced for 2015 ESPN Events Early-Season Men’s Basketball Tournaments
ESPN Events, a subsidiary of ESPN, owns and operates early-season basketball events worldwide beginning in early-November and running through the Christmas holiday.
November 20, 2014
Hubbard Begins Career With Santa Clara
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Flipping through a copy of Fine Cooking magazine in the Salt Lake City Airport, Matt Hubbard (MH) took a few minutes out of his schedule to talk to SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB). Hubbard, a 6-9 freshman forward from Colville, Wash., talked about the season, his families visit and about his suite mates.
November 19, 2014
Men's Basketball Drops 60-54 Game At Utah State
Utah State used a 15-2 run in the middle of the second half to ride to a 60-54 victory over Santa Clara Wednesday night in Logan, Utah. Yannick Atanga scored SCU’s last field goal at 5:52 in the second half. Santa Clara is 2-1 and Utah State is 3-0. Santa Clara plays at No. 19 Michigan State on Mon., Nov. 24.
November 18, 2014
Men Travel to Utah State For Wednesday Contest
Santa Clara hits the road for six straight games starting on Wed., Nov. 19 when the Broncos play at Utah State. The 5 pm game (Pacific) will be shown on ROOT TV with Jerry Schemmel and Joe Cravens making the call. The audio broadcast can also be heard on the SCU website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, with Anthony Passarelli in his eighth year as the Voice of the Broncos.
November 17, 2014
Clark Named WCC Player Of The Week
Scoring the most points in a season opener in Bronco school history, Brandon Clark was named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week on Monday. Clark scored 31 points, including 15 of 16 from the line, in the Broncos’ opening win vs. Cal State Fullerton on Nov. 14.
November 15, 2014
Second Half Surge, 21 Points From Clark Lead Broncos To 70-58 Win Over San Diego Christian
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Brandon Clark scored a game-high 21 points with a career-high 9 assists and Santa Clara broke loose from a tie game at the half to defeat San Diego Christian 70-58 on Saturday night at the Leavey Center for its third straight 2-0 start. Santa Clara returns to action on Nov. 19 facing the Utah State Aggies in Logan, Utah.
November 14, 2014
Clark Nets 31 In Season Opening 89-72 Win Over Cal State Fullerton
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Senior Brandon Clark scored a game high 31 points, his third career 30+ point game, and grabbed a career-high seven rebounds leading the Broncos to a season-opening 89-72 win over Cal State Fullerton at Leavey Center on Friday night. Santa Clara remains at home Saturday night when the Broncos host San Diego Christian at 7 pm.
November 13, 2014
Men Open Season With Cal State Fullerton Friday and San Diego Christian Saturday
Santa Clara hosts Cal State Fullerton in its 2014-15 home opener on Fri., Nov. 14 at 7 pm. The Broncos will return to the Leavey Center the following night to host San Diego Christian at 7 pm. After this weekend, Santa Clara won't return home until its Sat., Dec. 13 match up with Washington State.
November 13, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Bronco of the Month (September & October)
SAAC has nominated the October Broncos of the Month! For a quick recap, our September winners were Brittany Ambrose and Andrew Papenfus. Brittany: Scored four game-winning goals this season. Her hard work off the field has been recognized by her team. She has been a key player this season. She works hard, is determined to do well, and wants to win. She is a great model of a Bronco Athlete. (WOMEN'S SOCCER) Andrew: Went through brain surgery and still had a good attitude. Once he came back, he was ready to start working to get back onto the court. Everyone has noticed this dedication and wanted to recognize him for it. (MEN'S BASKETBALL) Our October winners are our volleyball team and Kurt Ruegg. Volleyball Team: Had a weekend sweep against ranked teams. They've been playing really well all season. Their team chemistry seems better and everyone is focused. It's great to see that a whole team is working its hardest to achieve the ultimate goal. (VOLLEYBALL) Kurt Ruegg: Broke the school record for the 8k on October 18 at the Bronco Invite and broke it again on November 1st, at the West Coast Conference. He's a red shirt from Harvard that walked onto our team this year. He has been our number one men's runner consistently all season. He works very hard and will do whatever it takes to get better and run faster. (MEN'S CROSS COUNTRY)
November 12, 2014
SCU Men's Basketball Announces Four Signees
Santa Clara head men's basketball coach Kerry Keating announced the 2015 Bronco signing class on Wed., Nov. 12, 2014. The 2015 Santa Clara class includes Matthew Hauser (Thousand Oaks, Calif.), Henrik Jadersten (Sollentuna, Sweden), Tony Lewis (San Antonio, Texas) and Bryson Lockley (Houston, Texas).
November 7, 2014
Ready For Tonight's Tip-Off? Check out Brandon Clark: Featured On "Long Walks With Jared" And In Slam Magazine
Excited for Bronco basketball season to start tonight with the exhibition vs. Cal State East Bay at 7 pm? Prior to the game, there are two new ways to get to know senior guard Brandon Clark better this afternoon before tip-off!
November 7, 2014
Basketball Wins Exhibition
After a tightly contested first half of play, the Santa Clara men’s basketball team regrouped and executed in the second half to down the CSUEB Pioneers 82-72 in the lone exhibition game for the Broncos this season. The Broncos will return to the hardwood on Nov. 14 to open up the regular season at home against Cal State Fullerton. Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. inside the Leavey Center.
November 5, 2014
Tough Schedule Excites Men’s Basketball
The excitement of Santa Clara men’s basketball returns to the hardwood in November with an intriguing schedule that will have as many as seven games against teams that participated in the 2014 NCAA tournament. The Broncos open their 2014-15 season with an exhibition vs. Cal State East Bay on Fri., Nov. 7 at 7 pm.
November 3, 2014
Leavey Center Suite and Corporate Sponsorships Available!
Bronco fans and alums - watch men's and women's basketball games from the best seats in the house in the Leavey Center Suite! The suite can accommodate 25, 50 or 75 spectators and has a great view of the action down on the court.
November 3, 2014
Bronco Radio Network Announces Schedule For 2014-15 Season
Santa Clara is proud to announce it will broadcast live at least 15 men's basketball games this year on the Bronco Radio Network with KLIV 1590 AM airing 10 games and KDOW 1220 AM airing six games. The remainder of the games will be broadcast live on the Broncos website, SantaClaraBroncos.com.
October 31, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Around the World: Expectations
International Basketball players talk about their expectations coming into the 2014-15 season.
October 23, 2014
Healy Makes Transition From Australia to Men's Basketball Team
Santa Clara men’s basketball freshman Kai Healy (KH) prepares for his first season with the Broncos after joining the team from Sydney, Australia. Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) spoke with Healy about his decision to come to Santa Clara University and adjustments for the upcoming basketball season.
October 23, 2014
West Coast Conference Announces 2014-15 Broadcast Schedule
The West Coast Conference will establish yet another record this season by offering the most broadcasts in men’s basketball history with every game during league play televised on a national or regional level, and/or produced for broadcast on the conference's digital network, TheW.tv.
October 21, 2014
Mission City Federal Credit Union Named Team Santa Clara Partner As Official Credit Union of the Broncos
Santa Clara University and the Bronco Athletic Department announced on Tuesday a new major sponsor, Mission City Federal Credit Union (MCFCU). MCFCU is now the official credit union of the athletic department.
October 16, 2014
EYEBRONCO: "Long Walks with Jared" featuring Dominic Romeo
In the premiere episode of "Long Walks with Jared," Jared Brownridge of the men's basketball team takes a stroll around the beautiful Santa Clara University campus to learn more about teammate Dominic Romeo, a graduate student at SCU. Make sure to tune in next week for the second episode of "Long Walks with Jared." GO BRONCOS! #OnaMission
October 15, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Red & White Scrimmage
On Sat., Oct. 11, Santa Clara men's basketball held its annual Red & White Scrimmage to give Bronco fans a first look at the 2014-15 team. Take a look at EYEBRONCO's coverage of the scrimmage in this video!
October 10, 2014
Denzel Johnson: Slowing Down and Growing Up
Ben Dines ‘15 SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Senior Denzel Johnson (DJ) of the men's basketball team spoke with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about personal and shared goals for the year, as well as his maturation since becoming a Bronco.
October 10, 2014
Red & White Scrimmage Planned Tomorrow Morning As Part Of Grand Reunion
Catch a sneak peek of the 2014-15 Bronco men's basketball team as they play an inter-squad scrimmage in the Leavey Center during Grand Reunion Weekend tomorrow morning (Saturday) at 9 am. The Red and White Scrimmage will last from 9 am - 10:30 am. It is free and open to the public.
October 10, 2014
Recent Notre Dame Grad Joins Men's Basketball Team
Polishing off two degrees at University of Notre Dame before graduating in 2014, Dominic Romeo, a current graduate student at Santa Clara studying Theology, will suit up for the Bronco men’s basketball this season as a walk-on. With the Fighting Irish, Romeo competed as a walk-on defensive end for the nationally-renowned football team in 2012.
October 10, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Practice - Week 2
EYEBRONCO was out on the Leavey Center floor during the second week of men's basketball practice. Take a look at some of the defensive and rebounding drills the Broncos are going through with less than a month until the start of the season in this video!
October 9, 2014
SAAC Introduces The Bronco Bowl
After a lot of discussion the last six months, Santa Clara Bronco’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, known as SAAC, is proud to roll out the first inaugural “Bronco Bowl”. The Bronco Bowl was introduced in a video hosted by co-SAAC President’s Nici Gilday and Andrew Papenfus at Santa Clara’s Welcome Back Night for the Bronco Student-Athletes on Tues., Oct. 7. The Bronco Bowl is an internal competition among the 19 teams to increase and strengthen the Bronco Student athlete experience, enhance Bronco Pride and highlight the achievements made by individual athletes and teams.
October 3, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Has First Official Practice of 2014-15
Bronco men's basketball held its first official practice of the 2014-15 season Fri., Oct. 3 in the Leavey Center. EYEBRONCO was on the court with the team as it got the new campaign under way. Take a look at some of the team's drills and listen to head coach Kerry Keating — who wore a microphone — to get an inside look at campaign's first official day.
October 2, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Chaos Week
As Santa Clara men's basketball prepares for the 2014-15 season, the team went through chaos week on the Mission campus. The team will begin practice officially on Fri., Oct. 3. EYEBRONCO reporter David Gentile was out at Stanton Field to get a look at farmer's carries, backward bear crawls and all the action.
September 25, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Brownridge, Richard Talk Freshman, Sophomore Seasons
Following a pair of standout freshman seasons, men's basketball sophomores Jared Brownridge and Jalen Richard are back on the Mission campus as they prepare for the 2014-15 campaign. The two sat down for an EYEBRONCO interview to talk about adjusting to the college game last year and what they are looking forward to about this year.
September 23, 2014
Athletics Announces Partnership With Classic Party Rentals
Santa Clara University Athletics announced Tuesday that they have partnered with Classic Party Rentals as their exclusive event coordinator for the upcoming year.
September 18, 2014
Basketball's Papenfus To Have Tumor Removed Sept. 23
Santa Clara basketball senior forward Andrew Papenfus will undergo surgery on Tues., Sept. 23 at 6 am to remove a tumor located on the left front portion of his brain, Bronco head coach Kerry Keating announced on Thursday. The tumor is non-cancerous, and was discovered in June when Papenfus suffered a seizure as a result of its presence. The surgery will be at UCSF and headed by Dr. Berger.
September 15, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Closes out Summer Practices with Half Court Game
At the conclusion of its summer practices, the Santa Clara men's basketball team played a half court game. After Head Coach Kerry Keating explains the rules, take a look at who hit their half court shots in this EYEBRONCO video.
September 11, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Assistant Coach Steve Snell Interview & Wired for Sound
On Aug. 25, Santa Clara men's basketball announced the hiring of Steve Snell as the team's newest assistant coach. Get to know Coach Snell better off the court and see him in action in these EYEBRONCO videos!
September 8, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Bronco Basketball Strength Coach Evan Van Becelaere
EYEBRONCO: Bronco Basketball Strength Coach Evan Van Becelaere chats with EyeBronco reporter and senior forward Yannick Atanga about what the team is working on to get better off the court, what his favorite exercise is and what differs in the off-season from the season in the weight room.
September 2, 2014
Men's Basketball To Be Featured At Least Six Times on ESPN Network
Santa Clara will be featured on the ESPN network at least six times this season, including four games in the preseason. The complete Santa Clara schedule will be released at a later date, along with the Broncos television schedule.
August 28, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Santa Clara Men's Basketball Photo Day
Check out Santa Clara men's basketball at their photo day! Yannick Atanga sees how well he knows assistant coach Jesse Pruitt, Emmanuel Ndumanya shares his most embarrassing moment on the court, and Kai Healy chooses a super power!
August 25, 2014
Men's Basketball Announces Three Hires Including Steve Snell As Assistant Coach
Santa Clara head men's basketball coach Kerry Keating, entering his eighth year at the helm of the Broncos, announced three hiring’s on Monday. For starters, Air Force Academy Associate Head Coach Steve Snell has been added to the Bronco coaching staff. He will replace first year assistant coach Kyle Schwan who returned to Arizona to work in private business.
August 22, 2014
EYEBRONCO: John Bryant's Message to Bronco Basketball Players
Former Santa Clara basketball player John Bryant '09 is back on the Mission campus as he prepares for another season in Germany's Bundesliga. Bryant took some time to sit down with EYEBRONCO's Michelle Young to talk about his professional and college career. In the last of a five-part interview, Bryant leaves the current Santa Clara men's basketball players with his words of wisdom from his college and professional experience.
August 21, 2014
EYEBRONCO: John Bryant Talks FC Bayern Soccer Connection
Former Santa Clara basketball player John Bryant '09 is back on the Mission campus as he prepares for another season in Germany's Bundesliga. Bryant took some time to sit down with EYEBRONCO's Michelle Young to talk about his professional and college career. In the fourth of a five-part interview, Bryant talks about the connection between FC Bayern soccer and FC Bayern basketball. Stay tuned over the next week for the rest of Bryant's interview.
August 19, 2014
EYEBRONCO: John Bryant Talks Bronco Basketball Memories
Former Santa Clara basketball player John Bryant '09 is back on the Mission campus as he prepares for another season in Germany's Bundesliga. Bryant took some time to sit down with EYEBRONCO's Michelle Young to talk about his professional and college career. In the third of a five-part interview, Bryant reminisces about some of his favorite Santa Clara memories, including the 2008 Cable Car Classic and a 27-rebound performance. Stay tuned over the next week for the rest of Bryant's interview.
August 18, 2014
Santa Clara Men's Basketball Releases WCC Schedule
Santa Clara, playing its 108th season of men's basketball, will open the 2014-15 West Coast Conference schedule at rival Saint Mary’s on Dec. 27 - the earliest league game the Broncos have ever played. The Broncos will be aiming to win their second straight game in Moraga after last season's thrilling 57-55 victory on Jan. 9.
August 18, 2014
EYEBRONCO: John Bryant Talks SCU Senior Season Commitment
Former Santa Clara basketball player John Bryant '09 is back on the Mission campus as he prepares for another season in Germany's Bundesliga. Bryant took some time to sit down with EYEBRONCO's Michelle Young to talk about his professional and college career. In the second of a five-part interview, Bryant discusses the commitment he made to himself and his teammates before the 2008-09 season, his final year as a Bronco. Stay tuned over the next week for the rest of Bryant's interview.
August 15, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Inside Access of John Bryant's Offseason Workout
During his last three seasons in Germany's Bundesliga, former Santa Clara Bronco John Bryant '09 has won two MVP awards and a league championship. As he prepares for another season across the pond, Bryant was back on the Mission campus Thursday for a workout with FC Bayern Basketball's Strength & Conditioning Coach Jovan Buha. EYEBRONCO put a mic on Buha and got a look at Bryant's running, core and boxing workout for this video.
August 13, 2014
EYEBRONCO: John Bryant Talks Pro Basketball in Germany
Former Santa Clara basketball player John Bryant '09 is back on the Mission campus as he prepares for another season in Germany's Bundesliga. Bryant took some time to sit down with EYEBRONCO's Michelle Young to talk about his professional and college career. In the first of a five-part interview, Bryant discusses his professional playing career with ratiopharm Ulm and FC Bayern Basketball. The ex-Bronco has picked up two league MVP awards and one league championship in his last three seasons. Stay tuned over the next week for the rest of Bryant's interview.
August 11, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Bronco Men's Basketball ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Santa Clara men's basketball head coach Kerry Keating accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and then challenged Saint Mary's, Stanford, Cal, USF and San Jose State.
August 7, 2014
Bronco Men's Basketball Player Gets Ready For Foreign Tour in Europe
Santa Clara redshirt-freshman Jarvis Pugh will depart Friday on the 2014 Global Sports Academy Goodwill Tour that will take the team to Belgium, Germany, England and Holland from Aug. 11-19. The team will play five games and also do a lot of sightseeing around Europe as well.
August 6, 2014
Reserve Your Travel Today for the Orlando Classic!
Travel options are available for a limited time to support the Santa Clara men’s basketball team as they participate in the Orlando Classic tournament to be held on Nov. 27 – Nov. 30, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.
August 4, 2014
Playing At Michigan State First, Santa Clara To Play Tennessee In First Round of Orlando Classic Thanksgiving Weekend
The bracket for the 2014 Orlando Classic – to be played Thurs., Fri. and Sun., Nov. 27, 28 & 30 at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World resort near Orlando, Fla. – has been set. The eight competing teams include Georgia Tech, Kansas, Marquette, Michigan State, Rhode Island, Rider, Santa Clara and Tennessee.
July 31, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Summer Camp Warm Up Routine
Santa Clara men's basketball summer campers warm up for the day's activities in a variety of ways, including calisthenics as well as rhythmic stomping and clapping. EYEBRONCO took a look at one of the recent warmups to see how campers get physically and mentally prepared for six hours of basketball in this video.
July 30, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Summer Camp Thought of the Day with Head Coach Kerry Keating
Men's basketball head coach Kerry Keating starts each summer camp session with a "Thought of the Day" that relates to basketball and life lessons. EYEBRONCO put a mic on Coach Keating as he shared Wednesday's "Thought of the Day" with the Bronco campers.
July 29, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Inside Access of Men's Basketball Summer Camp
In this edition of EYEBRONCO news, reporter David Gentile goes inside the men's basketball summer camp and talks to current players Jalen Richard and Jarvis Pugh about their experience.
July 14, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Up Close with Men's Basketball Freshman Evan Wardlow
Evan Wardlow is the next men's basketball freshman to take part in his first EYEBRONCO interview as he sits down with Jared Brownridge in this video. The two talk about getting adjusted to campus, look-a-likes and being away from home among other topics.
July 11, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Up Close with Men's Basketball Freshman Matt Hubbard
As we continue to meet the new wave of Santa Clara basketball players, senior Yannick Atanga sits down with Matt Hubbard in this EYEBRONCO video. Watch Matt talk about adjusting to the college game, his fellow teammates, and the World Cup among other topics.
July 10, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Up Close with Men's Basketball Freshman Kai Healy
Yannick Atanga - current men's basketball player sits down with his new incoming freshman teammate - Kai Healy. In this EYEBRONCO report, they talk about the transition of being from another country, teammates, and kangaroos.
July 9, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Up Close With Men's Basketball Freshman Stephen Edwards
Denzel Johnson sits down with one of his newest teammates — 2014-15 freshman Stephen Edwards — in this EYEBRONCO video. Take a look at the pair's thoughts on Twitter, NBA free agency and video game competition amongst Edwards and his fellow freshmen.
July 3, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Photo Day with Jared Brownridge
EYEBRONCO's photo day series has reached its finale! Denzel Johnson talks with his men's basketball teammate Jared Brownridge about the team's Instagram power rankings and the roommate situation.
July 2, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Photo Day with Emmanuel Ndumanya and Yannick Atanga
The men's basketball photo day series continues with Yannick Atanga and Emmanual Ndumanya. Denzel Johnson talks with his teammates about which of their native countries he should visit, and the pair puts Denzel's Instagram game on blast in this EYEBRONCO video.
July 1, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Photo Day with Jarvis Pugh and Jalen Richard
In the second of the men's basketball photo day videos, EYEBRONCO reporter and men's basketball player Denzel Johnson talks with teammates Jarvis Pugh and Jalen Richard. Check out what the guys had to say about their peers' outfits and Denzel himself when he puts them on the spot.
June 30, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Photo Day with Andrew Papenfus and Brandon Clark
EYEBRONCO is set to release the final slate of photo day videos this week, with four editions coming from the Santa Clara men's basketball team. The first one features interviews with Andrew Papenfus and Brandon Clark, take a look to see what the guys think about their opportunity to model.
June 23, 2014
Denzel Johnson Discusses Working at Bronco Summer Camp
Denzel Johnson (DJ) talks to Santa Clara University (SCU) about his experience working for Bronco summer camp. As a rising senior, Johnson is able to give us a unique perspective of a basketball players’ life during the off season.
June 23, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Women's Soccer Celebrity Golf Fundraiser - World Cup Edition
Santa Clara University Athletics hosted the first annual SCU Celebrity Golf Tournament – with more than 25 sports celebrities — benefitting the Bronco Bench Foundation and the Bronco women's soccer program on Mon., June 23 at the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park. Sports celebrities included former Super Bowl Champion players, a World Series Champion Manager, a Super Bowl referee, a Heisman Trophy Winner, World Cup Champions, Olympic Gold Medalists, MLB All-Stars, the current head coaches of the MLS Earthquakes and NHL Sharks -- the list goes on and on! In his first day as an EYEBRONCO reporter, men's basketball senior Yannick Atanga caught up with a number of the celebrities to talk World Cup soccer!
June 18, 2014
EYEBRONCO: 2014-15 Men's Basketball Freshmen Move in to Dorms
Incoming freshmen and future Santa Clara men's basketball players Matt Hubbard, Evan Wardlow, Kai Healy and Stephen Edwards moved in to their summer homes in Graham Hall Wednesday at Santa Clara. Take a look at what the guys brought along and their thoughts on getting to the Mission campus in this EYEBRONCO video.
June 16, 2014
EYEBRONCO: SCU WCC Freshmen of the Year Photo Day
Continuing with the photo day series, EYEBRONCO highlights Santa Clara's West Coast Conference freshmen of the year to go along with the feature article of the most recent Bronco Sports Magazine. Bronco basketball player Jared Brownridge chats with reporter Denzel Johnson about home cooking, summer plans, and Instagram. Golfers Tyler Kertson and Annie Freman chat with reporter David Gentile about some of the gear they brought along for the shoot.
June 14, 2014
Congrats to the Santa Clara University Graduates!
Congratulations to all the Bronco student-athletes graduating today and all the Santa Clara University graduates as well! Good luck today and in all you do in the future!
June 13, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Seniors Show off Graduation Cap Designs
Several Santa Clara seniors stopped by the Leavey Center to snap some photos for media relations in their graduation attire Friday afternoon. EYEBRONCO caught up with the student-athletes to talk about their cap designs (or lack thereof). Check out the creativity in this video!