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West Coast Conference To Stream 10 WCC Tournament Games Exclusively On WCCsports.com

March 3, 2009

SAN BRUNO, Calif. - The West Coast Conference announced today that it will be streaming all of the non-televised games of this week's WCC Tournament for free exclusively on WCCsports.com. In all, 10 of the 14 games will be shown exclusively on WCCsports.com, including all but the championship game of the women's tournament and the semifinals and final of the men's championship.

To watch all of the early round action, fans just need to log-on to WCCsports.com and sign up for a free WCC All-Access pass.

The women's basketball final will be televised nationally on ESPNU, while the men's semifinals will be on ESPN2 and the men's final will be televised in primetime on ESPN.

The 2009 WCC Tournament marks the first year that the conference's premier event will be held at a neutral site. The capacity for the Orleans Arena at the four-day event is 7,845, making it the largest venue to ever house the WCC Tournament. The 2009 basketball championships will be the 23rd annual event on the men's side and the 17th annual women's tournament. The WCC advanced three teams to last year's NCAA Tournament, the most in conference history and the fifth highest percentage of teams from one conference last season.

WCCsports.com All-Access Tournament Schedule

Friday, March 6
Women's Basketball First Round - No. 5 Saint Mary's vs. No. 8 Santa Clara - 12:00 PM
Women's Basketball First Round - No. 6 San Diego vs. No. 7 San Francisco - 30 mins. after conclusion of game 1
Men's Basketball First Round - No. 5 San Diego vs. No. 8 Loyola Marymount - 6:00 PM
Men's Basketball First Round - No. 6 Pepperdine vs. No. 7 San Francisco - 30 mins. after conclusion of game 1

Saturday, March 7
Women's Basketball Quarterfinal Round - No. 5 SMC/No. 8 SCU vs. No. 4 Loyola Marymount - 12:00 PM
Women's Basketball Quarterfinal Round - No. 6 USD/No. 7 USF vs. No. 3 Pepperdine - 30 mins. after conclusion of game 1
Men's Basketball Quarterfinal Round - No. 5 USD/No. 8 LMU vs. No. 4 SCU - 6:00 PM
Men's Basketball Quarterfinal Round - No. 6 PEP/No. 7 USF vs. No. 3 Portland - 30 mins. after conclusion of game 1

Sunday, March 8
Women's Basketball Semifinal Round - No. 5 SMC/No. 8 SCU/No. 4 LMU vs. No. 1 Gonzaga - 12:00 PM
Women's Basketball Semifinal Round - No. 6 USD/No. 7 USF/No. 3 PEP vs. No. 2 Portland - 30 mins. after conclusion of game 1