Feb. 3, 2010
San Bruno, Calif. - WCC Live will be back on the air tonight at 8:00 pm to recap the previous week of conference play as all eight schools continue the road to Las Vegas. This week marks the start of the second half of conference play as teams make that final push to move up the standings.
Fans can participate to ask the guests questions by calling the listener line at 646-378-1311 or emailing questions to firstname.lastname@example.org before or during the show. To listen to the show live, just go to www.blogtalkradio.com/wccsports. Fans can also listen to any previous episode from the Podcentral tab on WCCSports.com or at www.wccsports.com/wcclive.
Appearing on this week's show will be San Francisco Men's Head Coach Rex Walters, Loyola Marymount Men's Head Coach Max Good and sophomore forward Kevin Young, San Diego Men's Head Coach Bill Grier, and Gonzaga junior point guard Courtney Vandersloot.
Coach Walters is coming off the biggest win as the Don's head coach with an overtime victory against then No. 8 Gonzaga. He will stop by to recount the historic win as well preview his upcoming road trip to San Diego and Saint Mary's.
Coach Good's Lions earned a split last week with the come from behind victory over San Diego. This week he will prepare to take on cross-town rival Pepperdine in a crucial PCH Challenge matchup, which is a year long competition between the two local schools. Young is coming off a week in which he stepped up in both games to average 24 points and eight rebounds and will be a key factor in this week's rivalry game.
Coach Grier also earned a split last week with the win over Pepperdine. He will stop by to preview his upcoming matchups with San Francisco and Santa Clara as the critical second half of conference play gets underway.
Vandersloot is coming off an impressive week in which she averaged 19.5 points and 9.5 assists to keep the Zags undefeated in WCC play. The Zags are now nationally ranked at No. 24 in the AP Poll and are receiving the most votes of any school outside the top 25 in the ESPN Coaches Poll. This week, Gonzaga faces Northwest rival Portland.