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WCC Men's Basketball Welcomes 2015 With Week Two of Conference Play

Dec. 30, 2014

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WEST COAST CONFERENCE BASKETBALL QUICK HITS

  • As of December 30, WCC teams own a 63.2 winning percentage (74-43) vs. non-conference foes. See page 2 for the complete breakdown.
  • BYU junior guard Kyle Collinsworth is the WCC Player of the Week for the second time this season.  RELEASE
  • The West Coast Conference enters week two of the 2014-15 league slate with eight teams sporting an overall winning record with four conference members with a winning percentage of 70.0% or better.
  • Senior guards Johnny Dee (USD) and Tyler Haws (BYU) rank in the top-six among active career scoring leaders. Dee has 1,764 points (6th) and Haws has 2,251 (1st).* Christopher Anderson (USD) is third in active career assists (653). This marks the second straight season a WCC student-athlete has been ranked in the top-five among active leaders in scoring and assists (Anthony Ireland, LMU).
  • Senior guards Johnny Dee (USD) and Kevin Pangos (GON) rank first and third nationally among active 3-point leaders. Dee has 298, Pangos 267. Sophomore guard Jared Brownridge (SCU) is fifth in 3-pointers per game (2.93) and 3-point percentage (44.4).*
  • The WCC leads the nation in 3-point field foal percentage (37.20). The league ranks sixth among Division I leaders in scoring (72.13), fifth in field goal percentage (45.68).*
  • BYU’s Tyler Haws and Gonzaga’s Kevin Pangos earned spots on the 2015 Wooden Award top-50 Watch List and the Naismith Trophy Men’s Top-50 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.
  • Four WCC student-athletes rank in the top-20 among active NCAA free throw percentage career leaders: San Diego’s Johnny Dee (2nd/90.2), BYU’s Tyler Haws (6th/88.7), Santa Clara’s Jared Brownridge (12th/85.7) and Gonzaga’s Kevin Pangos (20th/84.9).*

*NCAA stats current as of 12/29/14

WCC BASKETBALL WEEKLY SCHEDULE
Thursday, January 1
Pacific at Loyola Marymount - TheW.tv - 1:00 p.m.
BYU at Santa Clara – BYUtv - 2:00 p.m.
Saint Mary’s at Pepperdine - TheW.tv - 5:00 p.m.
San Diego at San Francisco - TheW.tv - 7:00 p.m.

Saturday, January 3
Saint Mary’s at Loyola Marymount - WCC Game of the Week - 1:00 p.m.
- TWC SN, ROOT NW, CSN CA, TheW.tv
Pacific at Pepperdine - TheW.tv - 5:00 p.m.
Gonzaga at Portland – ESPN2 - 6:30 p.m.
San Diego at Santa Clara - TheW.tv - 7:00 p.m.
BYU at San Francisco - 8:00 p.m.
- CSN Bay Area, ROOT Northwest, Rocky Mountain, TheW.tv

*All times Pacific