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San Diego and Pacific square off Wednesday in 2014 CIT Postseason Quarterfinal in Stockton

March 26, 2014

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SAN BRUNO, Calif. – For the second time since 2010, one West Coast Conference team will advance to the semifinals of the CollegeInsiders.com Postseason Tournament. Pacific hosts San Diego in quarterfinal action Wednesday, March 26 at the Spanos Center in Stockton, Calif. 

WCC QUICK HITS

  • Pacific and San Diego square off Wednesday in the 2014 CIT Postseason Tournament quarterfinals in the Spanos Center. The Tigers and Toreros split the regular season series and each seized a WCC road victory.  
  • The West Coast Conference is 6-4 in the 2014 postseason - NCAA (1-2); NIT (1-2) and CIT (4-0).
  • This is the second time two WCC teams have met in the CIT Quarterfinals. San Francisco and eventual CIT Champion Santa Clara met in 2011.
  • WCC member institutions are 13-5 all-time in the CIT Postseason Tournament. Santa Clara (5-0) won the 2011 CIT title.
  • The West Coast Conference is the only league to boast championships in all four current postseason tournaments - CBI (Santa Clara, 2013), CIT (Santa Clara, 2011), NCAA (San Francisco 1955-56) and NIT (San Francisco, 1949).
  • Two WCC member institutions - No. 10 BYU and No. 8 Gonzaga competed in the NCAA Tournament, marking the third straight year and the fourth time in five years the WCC has been a multi-bid league. Saint Mary’s and San Francisco both earned NIT berths.
  • The WCC matched a league record with four total teams competing in the NCAA and NIT fields with four, equaling 1989 when Loyola Marymount and Saint Mary’s (NCAA) and Pepperdine and Santa Clara (NIT) accomplished the feat. 
  • WCC Teams can really shoot and score the basketball. The Conference ranks fifth among Division I leaders in scoring (73.85) and field goal percentage (45.55), fourth in free throw percentage (71.29) and leads the nation in 3-point field goal percentage (36.66).

THIS WEEK’S WCC SCHEDULE
Wednesday, March 26
San Diego at Pacific (CIT – Quarterfinal) – 7:00 p.m. 

*All times Pacific