Mar. 1 2011
|2011 Zappos.com WCC Basketball Championships tip off on Friday|
|Gonzaga moves up to #20 in the ESPN/USA Today poll
|AROUND THE WCC|
WCC Player of the Year
Courtney Vandersloot, GON
2010-11 WCC Women's Basketball Preseason Coaches Poll
2010-11 WCC Women's Basketball Preseason All-Conference Team
Three Conference Games Slated For National TV Broadcasts
BYUtv/ESPN3.com to Air First Two Days of 2011 Zappos.com WCC Men's and Women's Basketball Championships
WCC Women's Hoops Television Schedule
Jan. 13Gonzaga at Pepperdine - 6:00 pm (PT) CBS College Sports
West Coast Conference Student-Athletes REPRESENT
On Thursday, January 27th, all 16 men's and women's basketball teams celebrated the first WCC "Represent" day as part of the conference-wide sportsmanship initiative launched by the eight WCC member institutions. Each team wore its WCC "Represent" shirts in an effort to promote good sportsmanship and challenge WCC student-athletes, coaches, administrators, and fans to proudly represent the West Coast Conference, their school, their team, and their selves.
WCC Live to Re-broadcast on Location
Don't miss the West Coast Conference's weekly Internet radio show, WCC Live. The hour-long show is hosted by Jeff Lampe and features live interviews with WCC coaches and student-athletes throughout the basketball season. WCC Live will broadcast on-site at the Orleans Arena with a show each day leading up to the first men's semifinal game, An archive of each show is available on-demand for free download. Listeners can call in to the show as it airs live each week, and can also interact with guests through e-mail and Twitter. The show can be found at: http://www.blogtalkradio.com/WCCsports. Fans can call in and chat live with the host and guests by calling (877) 779-6383 or by e-mailing their questions at any time to email@example.com.
WCC Live Show Times
"The Road to Las Vegas" Season Finale
The start of WCC play marks the retun of the WCC's "The Road to Las Vegas" weekly web video show, "The Road to Las Vegas." Each Wednesday, a new "Road to Las Vegas" show will premiere on WCCsports.com, leading up to the Zappos.com West Coast Conference Basketball Championships in March. Join host Ted Robinson and various WCC TV correspondents as they present WCC coaches and student-athletes up-close in a fun setting. New episodes can be found on WCCsports.com each week, and are available for viewing on-demand.
On this week's show:
WCC Offers Enhanced Fan Experience at This Year's Tournament
Saint Mary's Louella Tomlinson Breaks NCAA Career Blocks Record
Gonzaga's Courtney Vandersloot Named to Midseason John R. Wooden Midseason Top 20Gonzaga's Courtney Vandersloot Named to Two Midseason Awards Lists
The John R. Wooden Award Midseason Top 20 list was announced on Tuesday, January 11th by the Los Angeles Athletic Club. The list is comprised of 20 student-athletes who will compete for this season's player of the year award and the midseason list is based on individual excellence and team record during the first half of the season.
The midseason 30 list was compiled by the Atlanta Tipoff Club's Board of Selectors, which based its criteria on player performances from the 2010-11 college basketball season. The Naismith Trophy, presented by AT&T, will be awarded on April 4, 2011 at the NCAA Women's Final Four in Indianapolis.
The Kent, Wash. native leads the nation in assists per contest at 9.8, third in assist-to-turnover ratio at 3.04 and 16th in double-doubles with 12. She is also averaging 18.0 points and 2.8 steals per game.
WCC Returning Record Setters
Record Player Place TotalAssists (S) Courtney Vandersloot, GON 1 321Rebounds (S)Louella Tomlinson, SMC 2 343Rebounds (S) Lena Gipson, SCU 6 319Blocks (S) Louella Tomlinson, SMC 1 195Steals (S) Courtney Vandersloot 3 121FG Pct. (S) Ashlee Smith 22 60.9Blocks (C) Louella Tomlinson, SMC 1 450
S= Season, C= Career
All-WCC Performers Highlight Squads
Player YR PPGDominique Conners, USD JR 16.3Alex Cowling, LMU JR 17.5Lena Gipson, SCU RS-SR 12.6Louella Tomlinson, SMC SR 16.9Courtney Vandersloot, GON SR 14.1
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