Feb. 18, 2014
SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- The West Coast Conference surges into the penultimate week of the regular season with more key matchups on the docket for week nine, starting Thursday, Feb. 20. With a home sweep last weekend, No. 25/22 Gonzaga secured at least a share of the 2014 WCC regular season championship and maintains its spot on the top of the league standings at 13-1, followed by BYU (10-5), Saint Mary’s (9-5) and San Francisco (9-5). The Conference continues to stake its reputation as one of the nation’s elite offensive leagues. See below for more notes on the WCC’s strengths.
BYUtv TO TELEVISE 12 GAMES FROM THE 2014 WCC BASKETBALL CHAMPIONSHIPS: The West Coast Conference announced that BYUtv will produce and televise a record 12 games from the 2014 West Coast Conference Basketball Championships at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. BYUtv will broadcast the men’s and women’s first round on Thursday, March 6, the women’s quarterfinals on Friday, March 7, a pair of men’s quarterfinals on Saturday, March 8, and the women’s semifinals on Monday, March 10. In addition, all 12 games produced by BYUtv will be streamed live on the West Coast Conference’s new platform, TheW.tv. RELEASE
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WCC PLACES FOUR ON DISTRICT 8 ALL-ACADEMIC TEAM
West Coast Conference men’s basketball student-athletes dominated the 2014 Capital One District All-Academic First Team as announced by CoSIDA. Of the six-member District 8 first team, four compete in the WCC: Johnny Dee (San Diego), Malte Kramer (Pepperdine), Beau Levesque (Saint Mary’s) and Thomas van der Mars (Portland). COMPLETE RELEASE