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WCC Men's Basketball Enters Busy Thanksgiving Weekend

Nov. 26, 2014

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WEST COAST CONFERENCE BASKETBALL QUICK HITS

  • Through November 25, WCC teams boast a sparkling .750 winning percentage (30-10) vs. non-conference foes. See page 2 for the breakdown.
  • The WCC posted a 23-5 (.821) record during the first calendar week of the 2014-15 season.
  • Senior guards Johnny Dee (USD) and Tyler Haws (BYU) rank in the top-five among active career scoring leaders. Dee has 1,580 points (5th) and Haws has 1,996 (1st).*
  • This marks the second consecutive season a WCC student-athlete has been ranked in the top-five nationally among active leaders in scoring and assists (Anthony Ireland, LMU).
  • Senior guards Johnny Dee (USD) and Kevin Pangos (GON) rank first and second nationally among active 3-point leaders. Dee has 265, Pangos 248.
  • Sophomore guard Jared Brownridge (SCU) is fifth in long distance accuracy (.438).*
  • The WCC ranks third among Division I leaders in scoring (77.68) and field goal percentage (47.58), and rates fifth in 3-point field goal percentage (36.31).*
  • BYU's Tyler Haws and Gonzaga's Kevin Pangos earned spots on the 2015 Wooden Award top-50 Watch List for the second straight season. Pangos was also named to the Bob Cousy Award, presented to the nation's top point guard and the Oscar Robertson Award, given to the nation's top player.
  • BYU's Tyler Haws became the ninth WCC player to surpass 2,00 career points, accomplishing the feat in the opening round of the EA SPORTS Maui Invitational vs. No. 15 San Diego State (11/24/14). *NCAA stats current as of 11/24/14

WCC BASKETBALL WEEKLY SCHEDULE
Wednesday, November 26
BYU vs. Purdue $ - ESPN2 - 2:00 p.m.
San Francisco vs. Evansville @ - 3:00 p.m.
UC Riverside at Loyola Marymount - 5:00 p.m.
Gonzaga vs. Georgia ! - ESPN2 - 6:30 p.m.
Pacific at Alaska-Anchorage # - CBS SN - 8:30 p.m.

Thursday, November 27
Santa Clara vs. Tennessee % - ESPN2 - 9:00 a.m.
San Diego vs. Xavier ^ - ESPN2 - 1:30 p.m.

Friday, November 28
Portland vs. Murray State * - 5:30 p.m.
Gonzaga vs. TBD ! - ESPN2/ESPNU - TBA
Pacific vs. TBD # - TBA
San Diego vs. TBD ^ - ESPN2/ESPN3 - TBA
Santa Clara vs. TBD % - ESPN/ESPNU - TBA

Saturday, November 29
Portland vs. Drake * - 3:00 p.m.
Eastern Kentucky at BYU - BYUtv - 6:30 p.m.
Cal Poly at Saint Mary's - Comcast HT/TheW.tv - 7:00 p.m.
UC Irvine at Loyola Marymount - 8:00 p.m.
Pacific vs. TBD # - TBA

Sunday, November 30
Portland vs. Valparaiso * - 11:00 a.m.
Montana at San Francisco - TheW.tv - 3:00 p.m.
San Diego vs. TBD ^ - ESPN2/ESPNU - TBA
Santa Clara vs. TBD % - ESPN2/ESPNU - TBA

All times Pacific
$ Maui Invite; ! Preseason NIT; % Orlando Classic; ^ Wooden Legacy;
#Alaska Shootout; @ Gulf Coast Classic' * Challenge in Music City