Jan. 2, 2014
SAN BRUNO, Calif. – The West Coast Conference plays its first games of 2014 in week two of league action. Four WCC programs – BYU, Gonzaga, Saint Mary’s and San Diego earned national top-25 votes this week. The Toreros opened up WCC play at 2-0, remaining unbeaten at 13-0, continuing the best start in program history. The Cougars and Gaels also opened at 2-0, each improving to 12-1 overall. The WCC posted a 69-41 non-conference record (62.7%) and the top four teams in the league standings own a combined slate of 48-5 (90.6%).
WCC QUICK HITS
WCC in National Trends
The WCC continues to rate in the top-six among Division I conferences in national trends as of Dec. 29.
Scoring: 6th (73.08 ppg)
Rebounds: 5th (42.77 rpg)
3-Point Field Goal Percentage: 6th (32.79)
WCC NON-CONFERENCE NOTES
The West Coast Conference posted a strong non-conference resume.
WCC Closes Non-Conference Strong
The West Coast Conference closed non-conference play with a flourish posting a combined record of 11-4 in the final eight days of non-league contests, including a perfect 6-0 slate Dec. 21 - the final day before the start of WCC action.
WCC WEEKLY SCHEDULE
Thursday, January 2
Pacific at BYU – BYUtv - 6:00 p.m.
Saint Mary’s at San Diego - 6:00 p.m.
San Francisco at Loyola Marymount - 7:00 p.m.
Santa Clara at Pepperdine - 7:00 p.m.
Friday, January 3
Gonzaga at Portland - 7:00 p.m.
Saturday, January 4
Saint Mary’s at BYU – BYUtv - 1:00 p.m.
Pacific at San Diego - 2:00 p.m.
San Francisco at Pepperdine - 2:00 p.m.
Santa Clara at Loyola Marymount - 2:00 p.m.
All times PST