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WCC Hoops On TV

Feb. 11, 2008

Saint Mary's (20-3/7-1) at Santa Clara (12-10/4-3)
Date: Monday, February 11th
Location: Santa Clara, CA -- Leavey Center

Time: 8:00 PM (PST)

Television: ESPN2
Preview: Saint Mary's enters the contest with a 20-3 overall record and a 7-1 mark in WCC play. The Gaels are currently ranked in both the ESPN/USA Today Coaches and the AP top 25 polls, checking in at No. 21 and No. 25, respectively. The Broncos are currently 12-10 overall and sit in fourth place in the conference standings with a 4-3 WCC record. The Saint Mary's-Santa Clara rivalry is one of the oldest in the conference as the two teams first met on February 19, 1910 with the Gaels posting a 42-13 win. Since their first meeting 98 years ago, the Broncos lead the series 130-72. Earlier this season, the Gaels claimed a 76-45 victory over SCU.

San Diego (13-11, 6-1) at San Francisco (6-17, 2-6)
Date: Monday, February 11th.
Location: San Francisco, CA -- War Memorial Gym

Time: 8:00 PM (PST)

Television: ESPNU
Preview: San Diego enters this WCC match-up as arguably the hottest team in the conference, riding a five-game winning streak, including a 63-55 victory over No. 21 Saint Mary's. The Toreros own a 6-1 league record and are just a half game back of first place leaders Gonzaga and Saint Mary's. The Dons are looking to snap a two-game losing skid after suffering losses to Loyola Marymount and Saint Mary's last week. The Dons boast two of the WCC's most prolific scorers in sophomore Dior Lowhorn (1st/21.0 ppg) and junior Manny Quezada (5th/14.5 ppg). Monday's game will be the 61st meeting between San Diego and San Francisco, with the Toreros holding a slim 31-29 advantage. Of the last four meetings, the series is tied 2-2.