2012-13 Santa Clara Men's Basketball Headlines
June 7, 2013
Bronco Athletics Administration Hosts Senior Send-Off For Student-Athletes
With at least 50 of the more than 60 Santa Clara graduates in attendance, and a number of Bronco coaches and administrators as well, Santa Clara Athletic Director Dan Coonan hosted the annual Bronco Senior Send-Off on Thursday night in the Leavey Center. It gave everyone a chance to say goodbye and to thank the seniors for all their efforts athletically and academically.
June 5, 2013
Yannick Atanga Looks Ahead to Next Season
Yannick Atanga (YA), a rising junior from Yaounde, Cameroon, was an offensive rebounding specialist in his second year of action for the Broncos. Atanga had a smooth transition from living in Cameroon to playing high school basketball in Los Angeles, where he was a John Wooden Award winner. He hopes that he can continue his smooth transition here at Santa Clara. He believes that his improved offensive game will really show on the court next season.
May 28, 2013
Bronco Hoopster Nate Kratch Looks Ahead to Next Season
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Nate Kratch (NK), a freshman from Watertown, Minn., redshirted in his first season on the men’s basketball team. Kratch has high hopes for next season after watching this season from the bench. He was able to learn a lot in his first season as a Bronco, even though he was not suiting up for games. SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) was able to sit down with Kratch to talk about his experience on the team thus far and look ahead to next season.
May 22, 2013
Broncos Add Two More Signees to 2013 Class; 2013 Class Has Five Members
Santa Clara head men’s basketball coach Kerry Keating announced two additional signees for the 2013 Bronco signing class on Wed., May 22, 2013. The new members of the 2013 Santa Clara class are high school senior Emmanuel Ndumanya (Enugu, Nigeria) and Fresno State graduate Jerry Brown (Richmond, Calif.). The class already includes Jared Brownridge (Rockford, Ill.), Jarvis Pugh (Murphy, Texas) and Jalen Richard (San Tan Valley, Ariz).
May 15, 2013
Free ATEO Seminar Hosted By Santa Clara June 8
Santa Clara Athletics is proud to announce it will host an Athletic Training Education Seminar on Sat., June 8 on the Mission Campus. The ATEO Seminar will be presented by NATA Hall of Fame Athletic Trainer Dr. Rod Walters. Athletic Trainers at both the high school and college level are invited to the Athletic Training seminar at Santa Clara featuring a review of issues facing Athletic Trainers. The Seminar will be free of charge and hosted at the Leavey Center at Santa Clara University.
May 13, 2013
Salute Bronco Basketball At Senior Appreciation Night Next Thursday
The Santa Clara Men's Basketball team will host its Senior Appreciation night honoring the 2013 Senior Class on Thurs., June 13, 2013. The team will also be presented their 2013 CBI Championship rings.
May 13, 2013
EYEBRONCO Special: Senior Awards Video
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - With the 2012-13 year almost at a close, this week's Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap is an EYEBRONCO special featuring award winners from the Senior Awards held at the first annual Red and White Gala. The Santa Clara Athletics Department and the Bronco Bench Foundation recently held their first annual Red And White Gala that combined celebrating and honoring benefactors as well as seniors.
May 2, 2013
Broncos To Play In 13th Annual Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic
The hometown University of Nevada Las Vegas Runnin’ Rebels, CBI champion Santa Clara Broncos and the high-flying Eagles from Florida Gulf Coast University headline the field for the 13th Annual Continental Tire Las Vegas Classic, scheduled for Dec. 22-23, 2013 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.
April 10, 2013
Capping Off An Amazing Bronco Career, Santa Clara's Foster Invited to Play in Portsmouth Invitational Tournament This Week
Fresh off being named the Most Valuable Player of the CBI after shattering the CBI scoring and three pointers made records, Santa Clara senior Kevin Foster will begin play at the Portsmouth Invitational (P.I.T.) on Thursday with his team, Portsmouth Sports Club, when they face Roger BrownÃ¢â¬â¢s Restaurant at 4 pm.
April 5, 2013
Broncos Win CBI Title With 80-77 Win Over George Mason
The Santa Clara Broncos used a big second half and claimed their second postseason tournament title in three seasons winning the College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick in a decisive third game, 80-77 over George Mason on Friday night in Fairfax, Va.
April 4, 2013
Santa Clara Plays CBI Final Winner Take All Game on Friday At George Mason On Axs-TV
For the fifth time in six years the Championship Series of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick will go to a winner-take-all third game after the Santa Clara Broncos (25-12) failed to close out the series in Game 2, falling at George Mason (22-15) 73-66 on April 3. Game 3 will take place on Fri., April 5 at the Patriot Center (10,000) on the GMU campus with tipoff set for 4 p.m. (PDT). AXS TV will be televised live nationally. The game will also be broadcast live on www.SantaClaraBroncos.com at 4 pm. It will be rebroadcast on KDOW 1220 AM at 7 pm with Anthony Passarelli making the call.
April 3, 2013
Broncos Fall to George Mason in CBI Finals Game 2; Play Decisive Game 3 on Friday at 4 PM Pacific
Looking to close out the College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick with a title on Wednesday night, George Mason had other ideas and Santa Clara fell short 73-66. The two teams will have to return to the Patriot Center on Fri., April 5 in the third and deciding game. The game will be televised on AXS-TV at 4 pm Pacific and also broadcast on the Santa Clara website, www.SantaClaraBroncos.com. The game will be rebroadcast on KDOW 1220 AM at 7 pm Pacific on Friday night.
April 2, 2013
Broncos Beat George Mason to Take 1-0 Lead in CBI Best of Three Finals
In the first game of the best of three final of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick, Santa Clara topped George Mason by a final of 81-73. It was the eighth consecutive post-season win for the Broncos. Santa Clara will now travel to George Mason to play at 4 pm Pacific on Wed., April 3 on AXS-TV nationally. The game will be rebroadcast on KDOW 1220 AM at 7 pm Pacific.
March 31, 2013
Santa Clara Hosts First Game Of CBI Finals Vs. George Mason April 1
Santa Clara (24-11), looking for its second postseason tournament title in three seasons when the Broncos host George Mason (21-14) on Mon., April 1 at 7 pm of the first game of the best-of-three Championship Series of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick. The entire series will be televised live on AXS TV with Kenny Rice and Bobby Cremins making the call. The game will also be broadcast live on KDOW 1220 AM with Anthony Passarelli making the call.
March 28, 2013
Broncos Host First CBI Final Game Vs. George Mason Monday, April 1
The sixth annual College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick will open on Monday, April 1 at Santa Clara before heading to George Mason. Previous CBI champions include Pittsburgh (2012), Oregon (2011), VCU (2010), Oregon State (2009), and Tulsa (2008).
March 28, 2013
Bronco Basketball Does the Harlem Shake On An Empty Airplane
Put a college basketball team on the road for six straight days together over Spring Break, playing basketball and spending every waking minute together and you never know what they are going to come up with! Sitting on an empty airplane on a lay-over in Las Vegas on the way home Thursday after winning the CBI Semi-Finals -- the Santa Clara Bronco basketball team, coaches and staff dropped everything and did the Harlem Shake! Brandon Clark started if off dancing a bit and got the whole team - including head coach Kerry Keating - doing it on the plane impromptu!
March 27, 2013
Kevin Foster's Record-Setting Night Leads Broncos Past Wright State and into CBI Finals
On a record setting night for Bronco senior Kevin Foster, the Santa Clara basketball team advanced to the final of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick with an 81-69 victory over Wright State in Dayton, Ohio. Foster scored 33 points with six threes and four steals. What night it was for Kevin Foster who also is graduating this quarter. After scoring 34 points in the quarterfinal matchup with Purdue on Monday night, Foster becomes just the third Bronco with back-to-back 30-point games. The others are Dennis Awtrey (March 1 and 7, 1969) and Kurt Rambis (Jan. 4 and 5, 1980). Foster also moved into first place on the SCU single season steals list with 85 this year. His six threes put him at No. 5 all-time in the NCAA, moving past Stephen Curry, currently the Golden State Warriors point guard. The win puts Santa Clara at 24-11 and ends Wright State’s season at 23-13.
March 26, 2013
SCU Travels To Wright State CBI Semi-Finals
The Santa Clara Broncos (23-11) continue their postseason run when they travel to Dayton, Ohio on Wed. March 27 to play the Wright State Raiders (23-12) in the semifinal round game of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick. The game will air on AXS TV live at 6 pm Pacific with Kenny Rice and Darrin Horn making the call. SantaClaraBroncos.com will broadcast the game live with Anthony Passarelli making the call beginning at 6 pm. KDOW 1220 AM will replay the entire game at 8:30 pm.
March 25, 2013
Broncos Win 23rd Game of the Year At Purdue; Advance to Semi-Finals of CBI at Wright State Wednesday
Coming back to Indiana to play in front of almost 40 friends and family, Santa Clara sophomore Brandon Clark’s two free throws with 8.6 left on the clock helped the Broncos win 86-83 at Purdue University in the second round of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick. Santa Clara has won 23 games for just the fourth time in the 106-year school history of basketball; and 23+ games for the second time in three years, having won 24 in 2010-11 when the Broncos won the CIT.
March 22, 2013
SCU Travels To Purdue For Second Round of CBI; Audio Broadcast Begins at 4 pm Pacific Tonight
After their first-round win over Vermont in the College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick, the Broncos (22-11) travel to the Midwest for a second-round game at Purdue University (16-17) on Mon., March 25 at 4 pm Pacific. The game will be broadcast live on SantaClaraBroncos.com with Anthony Passarelli making the call. Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Voice of the Broncos. The game will also be rebroadcast on KDOW 1220 AM at 7 pm Pacific.
March 20, 2013
Broncos Win 22nd Game Of the Year Vs. Vermont to Advance To Second Round of CBI
Going on a 7-0 run over a 46 second-span during the last two minutes of play proved to be enough for Santa Clara as the Broncos defeated Vermont 77-67 in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick on Tuesday night. Santa Clara advances to the second round of the CBI and will play March 25 at the winner of the Western Illinois at Purdue game, to be played Wednesday night.
March 18, 2013
Santa Clara Hosts Vermont In College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick
After their most successful regular season in almost 20 years, the Broncos (21-11, 9-7) will host Vermont (21-11, 11-5) in the first round of the College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick on Tues., March 19 at 7 pm in the Leavey Center. It will be the first meeting between the two schools. The game can also be heard live on www.SantaClaraBroncos.com with KDOW 1220 am running the live broadcast locally at 7 pm. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
March 17, 2013
Broncos to Host Vermont Tuesday In Sixth Annual CBI
The 16-team field for the 2013 College Basketball Invitational presented by Buick is complete and Santa Clara (21-11, 9-6) will host Vermont (21-11, 11-5) in the first round at the Leavey Center on Tues., March 19 at 7 pm. The Western Illinois at Purdue winner will host the winner of the Vermont at Santa Clara game on Mon., March 25. It is the Broncos first post-season appearance since it won the 2011 CIT by winning its final three games on the road, including a thrilling 76-69 victory at Iona. Vermont finished tied for second with Boston University in the America East Conference with Stony Brook winning the regular season title.
March 8, 2013
Bronco Men Fall In Final Seconds To LMU In WCC Quarterfinal
Keeping their unprobable run alive with their third win in three days, No. 9 seed LMU defeated No. 4 seed Santa Clara 60-58 on Friday night in the quarterfinals of the West Coast Conference Tournament. Santa Clara is 21-11 and LMU is 11-22. LMU advances to play No. 1 Gonzaga at 6 pm Saturday on ESPN2. It will be the Zags first game since taking over the No. 1 spot nationally on March 4.
March 6, 2013
Men's Basketball Travels To Las Vegas For WCC Quarterfinal Game Friday Night Vs. LMU on ESPNU
After their most successful regular season in almost 20 years, the Broncos (21-10, 9-7) head to Las Vegas as the No. 4 seed and will play a quarterfinal round WCC Tournament game on Friday, March 8 at 6 p.m. (PST). Santa Clara will play its 50th WCC Tournament game in school history and will face LMU. The quarterfinal game will be televised nationally on ESPNU with Dave Flemming and Sean Farnham making the call. The game will also be broadcast live on www.SantaClaraBroncos.com. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
March 5, 2013
Foster, Trasolini Named to All- West Coast Conference Team
With six West Coast Conference honors between them in their careers, Santa Clara’s fifth-year seniors Marc Trasolini and Kevin Foster were both named to the All-West Coast Conference Team Tuesday. The Bronco are one of just three teams in the WCC to be represented by multiple Broncos on the First Team.
March 3, 2013
Bronco Men Finish Fourth in WCC, Fall At No. 23 Saint Mary's
Putting four scorers in double figures for the second straight game wasn’t enough as Santa Clara battled to the end, but fell 80-67 to No. 23 Saint Mary’s. Santa Clara is 21-10 and finish fourth in the WCC at 9-7. Saint Mary’s is 26-5 and 14-2 (already captured second).
March 1, 2013
Broncos Down LMU on Senior Night
Kevin Foster set the school record for starts, while also making his 401st career three, Marc Trasolini scored 26 and Santa Clara honored its seniors with a 79-56 victory over LMU on Thursday night at the Leavey Center, the Broncos’ 21st win of the season.
March 1, 2013
Men Travel to Saint Mary's For Final Regular Season Game of the Year in Moraga Saturday Night
The Broncos (21-9, 9-6) close out their regular season conference schedule when they travel to Bay Area rival No. 23 Saint Mary's (25-5, 13-2) on Sat., March 2 for a 7 p.m. (PST) West Coast Conference game. The game will be televised regionally on Comcast Bay Area with Dan Dibley and Dan Belluomini making the call. The game can also be heard live on KDOW 1220 AM with the broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
February 26, 2013
Senior Day For Men's Basketball Has Come Quick For All Five; Be Here Thursday Night for Senior Night!
Senior Day for the Bronco men's basketball team is Thurs., Feb. 28 vs. LMU. Game time is set for 8 pm, but Senior Day festivities will start around 7:45 pm for the five seniors who will also all start the game.
February 26, 2013
Final Regular Season Home Game for the Bronco Men vs. LMU Thursday at 8 pm; Be There Early to Honor The Five Seniors!
The Broncos (20-9, 8-6) play their final regular season home game when they host Loyola Marymount (8-20, 1-13) for Senior Night on Thurs., Feb. 28, at 8 p.m. (PST). The five Santa Clara seniors, Marc Trasolini, Kevin Foster, Kyle Perricone, Niyi Harrison and Raymond Cowels III will be honored prior to the game and each will start their final regular season game at the Leavey Center. The game will be televised regionally on Comcast Bay Area. The game can also be heard live on KDOW 1220 AM with the broadcast beginning at 8 p.m. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer. Santa Clara clinched the No. 4 seed in the WCC standings with a 75-63 win at Portland on Feb. 23 and has an outside chance at the No. 3 spot. SCU needs to beat LMU and win at Saint Mary's on Mar. 2 and needs BYU to lose its remaining two games (vs. Gonzaga 2/28; at LMU 3/2) to capture third place. The Broncos have only finished in the top three three times in the past 13 years.
February 23, 2013
Behind Career Records Day For Three Seniors, Broncos Win At Portland For The First Time Since 2007
Portland, Ore. – With a number of Bronco career records being broken or tied by three of the Bronco seniors, including Kevin Foster moving to No. 2 all-time on the West Coast Conference career points list, Santa Clara posted its 20th win of the season with a 75-63 victory at Portland for the Broncos’ first win in Portland since Feb. 10, 2007 (76-53). Santa Clara is 20-9 and 8-6 in the WCC. Portland is 11-19 and 4-11 in the WCC. Portland has won three of its last five games. Santa Clara has swept the season series with four WCC teams this year: Portland, Pepperdine, San Diego and USF. Kevin Foster moved to No. 2 all-time in the WCC with 2,211 career points scored, passing LMU’s Terrell Lowery (2,201, 1988-92). Foster tied the school record for career starts (116) and career field goals (712). Raymond Cowels III and Marc Trasolini tied the school record for career games played (128).
February 22, 2013
Men Travel To Portland To Play Pilots Saturday at 2 pm
The Broncos (19-9, 7-6) look to rebound when they visit Portland (11-18, 4-10) for an afternoon contest at the Chiles Center on Sat., Feb. 23 at 2 p.m. The game will be shown on Comcast SportsNet and Time Warner Cable as part of the WCC Game of the Week with Ari Wolfe and Brad Holland making the call. The game can also be heard live on KDOW 1220 AM with the broadcast beginning at 2 p.m. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
February 21, 2013
Bronco Basketball Falls at No. 3 Gonzaga
Proving their top five ranking nationally is legit, No. 3 Gonzaga tripped up the Broncos in Spokane on Wednesday night, winning 85-42. Santa Clara travels to Portland for a Sat., Feb. 23 contest at 2 pm on Time Warner Cable. Santa Clara is 19-9 and 7-6 in the WCC. Gonzaga is 26-2 and 13-0 in the WCC. Santa Clara’s 42 points were the fewest under head coach Kerry Keating since they scored 45 at Saint Mary’s on Jan. 1, 2008.
February 21, 2013
Santa Clara's Trasolini Named Capital One Academic All-American; Vote For Marc for Senior CLASS Award
Already named a Senior CLASS Award finalist, Santa Clara senior Marc Trasolini was named to the 2013 Capital One Academic All-America Division I Men’s Basketball Third Team Thursday, as selected by the College Sports Information Directors of America. Trasolini is just the fourth Bronco basketball player in school history receive national Academic All-American honors and the first since 1996. Dennis Awtrey (three times), Pete Eisenrich (twice) and Brendan Graves (once) all were honored on the national list in the past for the Broncos. Trasolini, a cum laude graduate in Finance in March, 2012 with a 3.62 grade point average, is in his fourth quarter of work on his MBA at the prestigious Leavey School of Business.
February 19, 2013
Men Travel To Spokane to Face No. 3 Gonzaga on ESPNU in Wednesday Night WCC Tilt
Riding a two-game winning streak, the Broncos (19-8, 7-5) embark on their final extended road trip of the regular season when they visit No. 3 Gonzaga (25-2, 12-0) on Wed., Feb. 20 at 8 p.m. (PST). The trip concludes on Sat., Feb. 23 with a 2 pm game at Portland on Time Warner Cable. The Gonzaga game will be televised nationally on ESPNU with Roxy Bernstein and Miles Simon making the action. The game can also be heard live on KDOW 1220 AM with the broadcast beginning at 8 p.m. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
February 17, 2013
Broncos Down Pepperdine 70-60; Cowels III scores his 1,000th Career Point
With Bronco senior Raymond Cowels III becoming the 31st Bronco in school history to score 1,000 career points Saturday night, Santa Clara defeated Pepperdine 70-60. Santa Clara is the third school this season to have four 1,000 point scorers in their starting five (N.C. State and Davidson). Santa Clara travels to No. 5 Gonzaga for a Wed., Feb. 20 match-up at 8 pm on ESPNU.
February 15, 2013
Bench, Trasolini Double-Double Spark Broncos To 61-52 Win Over San Diego
With the Bronco bench sparking the Broncos to a 10-2 run in the middle of the second half, Santa Clara defeated San Diego 61-52 on Thursday night in the Leavey Center. With the win, the Broncos go up by a half game in fourth place over USD. Santa Clara hosts Pepperdine on Sat., Feb. 16 at 7 pm on WCC Digital.
February 15, 2013
SCU Hosts Pepperdine on Saturday on WCC Digital
The Broncos (18-8, 6-5) conclude their three-game homestand when they host Pepperdine (12-13, 4-8) in a West Coast Conference game on Saturday at 7 pm. (PST).. The game will be shown on WCC Digital with George Devine and Kris Johnson making the call. The game can also be heard live on KDOW 1220 AM with the broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
February 12, 2013
Men's Basketball Hosts San Diego On Valentine's Day
The Broncos (17-8, 5-5) play the middle game of a three-game league homestand when they host San Diego (13-13, 6-5) in a critical West Coast Conference game on Thurs., Feb. 14. Tip-off is set for 7 p.m. (PST) with the game being shown on WCC Digital with George Devin and Kris Johnson making the call. The game can also be heard live on KDOW 1220 AM with the broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
February 8, 2013
Four Broncos In Double Figures Isn't Enough To Get Past Saint Mary's
While four Broncos finished in double figures, it wasn't enough to stop Saint Mary's as the Gaels outlasted Santa Clara 84-63 in the Leavey Center Thursday night. It was Saint Mary's eighth straight victory over the Broncos.
February 6, 2013
Trasolini Named Senior CLASS Finalist; Vote For Traz EVERY DAY!
Marc Trasolini, a co-captain of the Santa Clara basketball team who is a regular at community service events and a top-notch student-athlete, leading the team in rebounds and blocks and is second in points, has been named as one of the 10 finalist's nationally for the Senior CLASS Award. The winner will be announced at the Final Four in Atlanta. To be eligible for the award, a senior student-athlete must have notable achievements in four areas of excellence – community, classroom, character and competition.
February 5, 2013
RED OUT: Santa Clara Hosts Saint Mary's In ESPN2 Match-Up Thursday Night
The Broncos (17-7, 5-4) return home to face Bay Area rival Saint Mary's (19-4, 8-1) on Thurs., Feb. 7 after having their five-game win streak come to an end at BYU on Feb. 2. Tip-off is set for 8 p.m. (PST) with the game being televised on ESPN2. Dave Flemming and Corey Williams will make the call on ESPN2. The game can also be heard live on KDOW 1220 AM with the broadcast beginning at 8 p.m. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
February 5, 2013
EYBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap for Feb. 5, 2013
This week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap wraps up a solid overall performance by Santa Clara teams. Hear from Bronco student-athletes across several sports as co-hosts John Nash and Lauren Matheson get fans an inside look at the week in Bronco Athletics.
February 2, 2013
Men's Basketball Falls At BYU; Return Home to Leavey Center Feb. 7 To Host Rival Saint Mary's at 8 pm on ESPN2
Despite trailing by one point at halftime, 47-46, Santa Clara allowed BYU to go on a 14-1 run mid-way through the second half and the Cougars came away with a 96-79 win. Santa Clara returns home to the Leavey Center on Thurs., Feb. 7 to play Bay Area rival Saint Mary’s for the first time this year. The 8 pm game will be shown on ESPN2 with Dave Flemming and Corey Williams making the call. Santa Clara is 17-7 and 5-4 in the WCC. BYU is 18-6 and 8-2 in the WCC
February 1, 2013
SCU Travels to Provo For Saturday Evening Game at BYU; Returns Home To Host Saint Mary's Feb. 7
Winners of five straight games overall and four straight in West Coast Conference play, the Broncos (17-6, 5-3) travel to Provo, Utah for a matchup with BYU (17-6, 7-2) on Saturday, Feb. 2. Tip-off is set for 6:00 p.m. Pacific at the Marriott Center. The game will be shown on BYUTV with Dave McCann and Steve Cleveland making the call. The game can also be heard live on KDOW 1220 AM with the broadcast beginning at 6 p.m. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
February 1, 2013
Broncos Crush Portland 70-46 For Fifth WCC Win Behind Trasolini's Sixth Double-Double of the Year
Paced by senior Marc Trasolini’s sixth double-double of the season, Santa Clara clipped Portland’s wings on Thursday night, winning 70-46. It is Santa Clara's fifth straight win. Shooting just 25.0 percent on the night, Portland didn’t score its first field goal until 8:33 in the first half.
January 31, 2013
Trasolini Named To Capital One Academic All-District Team For Third Straight Competition Season
Santa Clara senior Marc Trasolini was named Thursday to the Capital One Academic All-District team, his third straight year of competition he has been named to the team. Trasolini, a Senior CLASS nominee, graduated Cum Laude with a 3.62 GPA in Finance from the prestigious Leavey School of Business in March 2012. Trasolini, who was granted a fifth year this year after tearing his ACL, is now in his fourth quarter of work on his MBA in the Leavey School of Business, which is ranked No. 19 nationally (MBA) and boasts a 3.56 GPA.
January 30, 2013
BREAKING NEWS: Calling All Ruff Riders for Thursday's Game Vs. Portland: Win $100!
Bronco head men's basketball coach Kerry Keating understands the Ruff Riders are the men's basketball team's Sixth Man and at Thursday's game vs. Portland, he's ready to put his money where his mouth is to ensure Ruff Riders attendance! Coach Keating is encouraging the Ruff Riders to attend Thursday's game with his latest idea - a series of $100 cash giveaways post-game.
January 30, 2013
Men's Basketball Returns Thursday To Host Portland
Winners of four straight games overall, including three straight in West Coast Conference play, Santa Clara (16-6, 4-3) returns home for its first league game at the Leavey Center since Jan. 12 when they host the Portland Pilots (8-14, 1-6) on Thurs., Jan. 31. Tip-off for the Portland game will be at 7 pm and it will be televised regionally on CSN Bay Area and ROOT Sports Northwest with Barry Tompkins and Dan Belluomini making the call. The game can also be heard live on KDOW 1220 AM with the broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
January 26, 2013
Behind Trasolini and Foster's Career Milestones, Santa Clara Wins At San Diego
With the Broncos' Marc Trasolini scoring 23 with eight rebounds and Evan Roquemore and Kevin Foster adding 18 and 15, respectively, Santa Clara won its fourth straight with a 64-50 victory at San Diego in Saturday’s WCC Game of the Week. Santa Clara is 16-6 and 4-3 in the WCC. San Diego is 11-11 and 4-3 in the WCC. San Diego is now 8-3 at home this year. The Broncos return home to host Portland on Thurs., Jan. 31 at 7 pm.
January 25, 2013
SCU Travels to San Diego For Saturday Matinee on TWC/Comcast
The Broncos (15-6, 3-3) return to WCC play riding a three-game winning streak and will look to win three straight WCC regular season road games for the first time in six seasons when they travel to San Diego for a matinee with the Toreros (11-10, 4-2) on Sat., Jan. 26. USD lost 81-48 at Saint Mary’s on Thursday night. Tip-off for the WCC Game of the Week is set for 1 p.m. and the game will be televised on Time Warner Cable and Comcast SportsNet. Ari Wolfe and Brad Holland will call the regionally televised game. The game can also be heard live on KLIV 1590 AM with the broadcast beginning at 1 p.m. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
January 24, 2013
Santa Clara Downs Bakersfield 66-36 in Final Non-Conference Game
Stepping out of conference for the final time this season, Santa Clara won handily over CSU Bakersfield, defeating the Roadrunners by 30 points, 66-36, on Wednesday night in the Leavey Center. Santa Clara is 15-6 and 3-3 in the WCC. CSU Bakersfield is 7-14 overall. Santa Clara plays at San Diego on Sat., Jan. 26 in a 1 pm TWC/Comcast regionally televised game.
January 23, 2013
Santa Clara Athletics Welcomes Legendary Coach Don Meyer
The Santa Clara athletic department was fortunate enough to welcome legendary college basketball coach Don Meyer when he visited the Mission Campus and spoke to coaches and administrators the past couple of days.
January 22, 2013
Santa Clara Hosts Cal State Bakersfield Wednesday In Final Non-Conference Game Of The Year
After winning back-to-back regular season WCC road games for the first time in two years, the Broncos (14-6, 3-3 WCC) venture out of league play for the final time in the regular season to host the Roadrunners from Cal State Bakersfield (7-13) on Wednesday at 7:00 p.m. The game can be heard live on KDOW 1220 AM with the broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. Pacific. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
January 21, 2013
Averaging 27.5 ppg in 2 WCC Road Wins, Foster Named WCC Player of the Week For Second Time This Season
For the second time this season, Santa Clara senior guard Kevin Foster is the West Coast Conference Player of the Week after he averaged 27.5 ppg, including 57.1 percent from beyond the arc (12 of 21). Foster averaged 27.5 points per game in a pair of Broncos road wins last week. The Broncos won both road games at USF, winning 85-54, and Pepperdine last week to move to 14-6 and 3-3 in the WCC.
January 20, 2013
Foster, Trasolini and Cowels III Pace Broncos to Victory at Pepperdine
In his second straight game on the road with six threes in West Coast Conference play, Bronco senior Kevin Foster scored 29 and Marc Trasolini and Raymond Cowels III added 18 and 15, respectively to pace Santa Clara to an 83-76 victory at Pepperdine.
January 18, 2013
Men Travel to Malibu to Face Pepperdine on WCC Digital
The Broncos (13-6, 2-3) look to even their conference record and post back-to-back regular season WCC road victories for the first time in two years when they travel to Malibu for a league contest with Pepperdine (9-8, 1-3) on Saturday, Jan. 19 at 7:00 p.m. The game will be televised shown live on the WCC Digital network (see wccsports.com) with Jeff Lampe and Jarron Collins making the call. The game can be heard live on KDOW 1220 AM with the broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. Pacific. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
January 18, 2013
Broncos Post 31-Point Victory At USF on Foster's Career Double-Double
Hitting six threes for 27 points while collecting 10 rebounds to score his first career double-double, Santa Clara senior Kevin Foster led the Broncos to a 85-54 romp over USF on the Hilltop on Thursday night. Already the West Coast Conference career threes leader, Foster moved up to No. 21 on the NCAA Division I list with 372 career threes.
January 16, 2013
Santa Clara Travels to USF Thursday
The Broncos (12-6, 1-3) look make it two in a row vs. the Dons and to break their three-game losing streak when they travel to USF (7-10, 0-4) for a West Coast Conference game on Thurs., Jan. 17 at 8:00 p.m. The game will be televised live on Comcast SportsNet California with Barry Tompkins and Dan Belluomini. The game can be heard live on KDOW 1220 AM with the broadcast beginning at 7 p.m. Pacific. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
January 12, 2013
Despite Kevin Foster's Record-Breaking Game, Broncos Fall to BYU
Despite Bronco Kevin Foster breaking the West Coast Conference for career threes in the first half, it was not enough as BYU put together an 18-0 second-half run to win 84-62. The Broncos will travel to Bay Area rival San Francisco on Thurs., Jan. 17 at 7:00 p.m. for a Comcast California television game. After playing at Pepperdine on Sat., Jan. 19 at 7 pm, the Broncos return home to host their final non-conference game of the year vs. CSU Bakersfield on Jan. 23 at 7 pm.
January 11, 2013
Bronco Men Fall At LMU
In a high-scoring West Coast Conference bout in Los Angeles, the Broncos lost 84-80 at LMU on Thursday night. The Broncos turned the ball over a season-high 20 times, but had four players in double figures including a career-high 17 for Brandon Clark and Raymond Cowels III’s first-career double-double. Santa Clara is 12-5 and 1-2 in the West Coast Conference. LMU is 8-8 and 1-2 in WCC play. LMU lost its first two games in league play on the road to Saint Mary’s and BYU. Santa Clara returns home to host BYU at 1:30 pm on Saturday on the WCC Game of the Week on Time Warner Cable.
January 11, 2013
Santa Clara Hosts BYU in WCC Game of the Week
Santa Clara (12-5, 1-2) returns to the Leavey Center for an early season West Coast Conference showdown with BYU (13-4, 3-0) on Saturday, Jan. 12 at 1:30 pm. It will be televised regionally as the WCC Game of the Week on Time Warner Cable with Barry Tompkins and Brad Holland making the call. It can be heard on KLIV 1590 AM with the broadcast beginning at 1:30 pm Pacific. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
January 9, 2013
Bronco Men Travel to LMU For First WCC Road Game Of The Year; Game on WCC Digital
The Broncos (12-4, 1-1) will hit the road for just the fifth time this season when they travel to LMU (7-8, 0-2) for a West Coast Conference game on Thurs., Jan. 10 at 7 p.m. SCU split its first two WCC games of the season, defeating USF, 74-69, on Jan. 2 to break a 17-game losing streak to WCC opponents, and dropping a hard-fought 81-74 decision to No. 10 Gonzaga on Jan. 5.
January 8, 2013
EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap for Jan. 8
Back for another year, the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosted by John Nash and Lauren Matheson, kicks off 2013 with interviews from both men's and women's basketball teams.
January 5, 2013
In Front of Record Crowd, No. 10 Gonzaga Bests Broncos
In spite of Kevin Foster's 29 points to move past 2,000 career points scored, Santa Clara fell 81-74 to No. 10 Saturday at the Leavey Center. The announced attendance of 4,907 was a Leavey Center record.
January 4, 2013
Santa Clara Hosts No. 10 Gonzaga Saturday In Sold-Out Leavey Center
The Broncos (12-3, 1-0) host No. 10 Gonzaga (14-1, 1-0) on Sat., Jan. 5 at 5 p.m. in a regionally televised game on Comcast SportsNet California. SCU broke a 17-game winless skid against WCC foes with a 74-69 win over USF on Jan. 2, its first victory over a conference opponent since March 22, 2011 when the Broncos beat USF in the quarterfinals of the CollegeInsider.com tournament. The game vs. the Zags sold out Thursday morning, which is impressive considering the Santa Clara students won't officially return from holiday break until Sunday (dorms open Sunday). It is the sixth sell-out under Bronco head coach Kerry Keating and the first since the BYU game on Feb. 18, 2012.
January 3, 2013
Santa Clara-Gonzaga Game Sold Out; Coach Keating's Offer to On-Campus Students
The Santa Clara men's basketball game with No. 10 Gonzaga on Sat., Jan. 5 is a sell-out the Bronco ticket office announced early Thursday afternoon. The doors will open at 4 pm for the 5 pm game at the Leavey Center.
January 2, 2013
Broncos Takes Down USF in West Coast Conference Opener
Opening the 2013 West Coast Conference slate, Santa Clara beat San Francisco 74-69 behind Marc Trasolini’s ninth career double-double. Santa Clara is now 12-3 overall and 1-0 in WCC play while San Francisco is 7-7 and 0-1 in the WCC. Santa Clara is now 9-2 all-time in games after playing the nation’s top team.
January 1, 2013
Santa Clara Opens 2013 WCC slate with USF, No. 10 Gonzaga This Week; Good Tickets Remain For Both Games
Santa Clara looks to erase the memory of last season when it begins 2013 West Coast Conference play in a nationally televised game on ESPNU vs. Bay Area rival USF on Wed., Jan. 2 at 7 pm. The Broncos host No. 10 Gonzaga on Sat., Jan. 5 at 7 pm in a regionally televised game.
December 29, 2012
Broncos Fall In Close One at No. 1 Duke
On the nation’s biggest stage, in one of the toughest venues in the country, Santa Clara hung tough at No. 1 Duke, but fell 90-77. The Broncos trailed by just two at halftime from a standout performance from Kevin Foster, who scored 29 points on the day. After the trip back from the East coast tonight, the Broncos will begin West Coast Conference play vs. USF on Wed., Jan. 2 at 7 pm on ESPNU.
December 26, 2012
Santa Clara Travels to No. 1 Duke
After winning the title at its own Holiday Tournament, the 46th Annual Cable Car Classic, Santa Clara will travel to Durham, N.C. to play at No. 1 Duke on Sat., Dec. 29 at 9 am Pacific. The game will be telecast nationally on ESPN2 with Carter Blackburn and Sean Farnham making the call. The game will be broadcast live on KLIV 1590 AM locally and also on SantaClaraBroncos.com world-wide. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer. The Broncos posted their sixth straight win with a 69-45 decision over Wagner in the championship game of the Cable Car Classic on Dec. 22. They improved to 11-2 on the season, their best start since 1988-89 when they recorded the same record through 13 games, and also reached the 11-win mark earlier on the calendar than any team in the school’s history. The 1977-78 and 1961-62 teams each won their 11th game on Dec. 30. Its six-game win streak equals the longest in-season stretch since the team won six straight from Jan. 23-Feb. 7, 2009.
December 24, 2012
Inspired by Special Children, SCU's Trasolini Named WCC Player of the Week, Cable Car Classic MVP
Inspired by some very special children he met earlier in the week, Santa Clara senior Marc Trasolini went out last weekend and had a monster performance to help the Broncos win the 46th annual Cable Car Classic. Trasolini’s performance earned him both Cable Car Classic MVP honors and West Coast Conference Player of the Week on Dec. 24.
December 23, 2012
Broncos Pick Up 16th Cable Car Classic Title with Big Win Over Wagner; Trasolini Named MVP
In the 46th Cable Car Classic championship game, the Santa Clara men's basketball team beat Wagner by a final of 69-45 in a rematch from the previous year's title game. It was the 16th Cable Car title for the Broncos. Wagner was looking to become just the second team other than Santa Clara to win back-to-back Cable Car Classic titles. USF accomplished the feat in 1975-76.
December 22, 2012
SMU Takes Third at Cable Car Classic with Win Over Alcorn State
In the consolation game of the 46th Cable Car Classic, SMU took down Alcorn State by a final of 67-52. The win pushes the Mustangs to 8-4 and a third place finish while the Braves fall to 2-11 and a fourth place finish.
December 21, 2012
Wagner Tops SMU in Cable Car Classic Opener
In the opening game of the 46th annual Cable Car Classic, Wagner took down SMU 63-53 to move to the title game for the second consecutive season. Wagner moves to 5-4 while SMU falls to 8-4. The Seahawks will play the winner of Santa Clara vs. Alcorn State at 8:15 p.m. while SMU will play the loser at 6 p.m. Wagner won the Cable Car Classic last year with a 64-62 victory over the Broncos.
December 21, 2012
Trasolini's Double-Double Leads Broncos Back to Cable Car Classic Title Game
Looking to force a rematch of the 2011 Cable Car Classic title game, the Santa Clara basketball team took down Alcorn State 70-58 in the first round of the 46th Annual Cable Car Classic. The win puts Santa Clara at 10-2 while Alcorn State drops to 2-10. The Broncos will take on Wagner in the title game Saturday at 8:15 p.m. while the Braves will take on SMU in the consolation game at 6 p.m. Santa Clara fell 64-62 in last year’s final and last won the Cable Car Classic in 2008.
December 20, 2012
Broncos Host 46th Annual Cable Car Classic Dec 21-22
Santa Clara (9-2) will host the 46th Annual Cable Car Classic on Fri., Dec. 21 – Sat., Dec. 22. Last year’s champion, Wagner, is back to defend its title and will square off against SMU at 6 pm on Friday. Immediately following, Santa Clara will face Alcorn State at 8:15 pm. With four straight wins the Broncos improved to 9-2 in 2012-13, their best 11-game start to a season under head coach Kerry Keating, and their best start since posting the same record through 11 games in 1988-89. With their 75-71 win at Pacific on Dec. 15, the Broncos have also won three consecutive true road games at the start of a season for the first time since the 1993-94 season.
December 20, 2012
Bronco Basketball Teams Ready for Christmas
Before taking time off for the holidays, the Santa Clara men’s basketball team welcomes Alcorn State, Wagner and SMU to the Leavey Center for the 46th annual Cable Car Classic on Dec. 21 and 22. The Broncos, who are off to their best start since 1988-89, look to extend their four-game win streak (9-2 overall), as they meet Alcorn State at 8:15 p.m. on Dec. 21.
December 20, 2012
Roquemore Named to Cousy Watch List; Leads WCC in Assists
The Naismith Memorial Basketball Hall of Fame announced Dec. 20 the watch list of candidates for the 2013 Bob Cousy Collegiate Point Guard of the Year Award and Bronco junior Evan Roquemore was one of the four point guards from the West Coast Conference on the list. The annual honor, named for Hall of Famer and former Boston Celtic Bob Cousy, recognizes the top point guards in men’s college basketball. Over 80 candidates have been nominated for the 2013 Bob Cousy Award.
December 18, 2012
Santa Clara Knocks Off Cal Poly, 72-64
SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Driven by fifth-year senior Marc Trasolini, Santa Clara picked up its fourth straight victory with a 72-64 home win over Cal Poly on Monday night at the Leavey Center. The Broncos picked up its ninth victory of the year to enter the school’s annual 46th Cable Car Classic on Dec. 21-22 with a 9-2 record. It is the first time the Broncos have started the season 9-2 since the 1988-89 season.
December 17, 2012
Broncos Host Cal Poly Monday; 46th Annual Cable Car Classic Dec. 21-22
Returning home after a two-game road swing around the Bay Area, Santa Clara (8-2) hosts Big West Conference member Cal Poly (4-4) on Mon., Dec. 17 at 7 pm. With three straight wins the Broncos improved to 8-2 in 2012-13, their best 10-game start to a season under head coach Kerry Keating, and their best start since posting the same record through 10 games in 1997-98. With their 75-71 win at Pacific on Dec. 15, the Broncos have also won three consecutive true road games at the start of a season for the first time since the 1993-94 season.
December 15, 2012
SCU's Roquemore Scores 1,000th Career Point With 2 Free Throws To Ice Game; Broncos Win 75-71 Behind Foster's 31 Points
With Evan Roquemore scoring his 1000th Bronco point on a pair of free throws to ice the game with 2.7 seconds left, Santa Clara defeated Pacific 75-71 on Saturday in Stockton. He is the 30th Bronco in school history to score 1,000 career points and he joins senior teammates Marc Trasolini and Kevin Foster who both scored 1000 points in 2011. It was Santa Clara’s first win at Pacific since the Broncos won 67-49 on Dec. 9, 2006.
December 14, 2012
Santa Clara Travels To Stockton To Face Pacific Saturday
Santa Clara (7-2) travels to Stockton to play at former and future West Coast Conference member Pacific (5-4) on Sat., Dec. 15 for a 5 pm contest. The Broncos and Tigers will battle for the 130th time, the most games SCU has played against a school not currently a member of the WCC. The home team has won six of the past seven games in the matchup.
December 12, 2012
SCU Men's Basketball Adds KLIV 1590 AM to Bronco Radio Network; Joins Long-Time Partner KDOW 1220 AM
Santa Clara is proud to announce it has added KLIV 1590 AM to the Bronco Radio Network for five select games during the 2012-13 season. The first game KLIV 1590 AM live broadcast is Saturday’s game at Pacific at 5 pm. Santa Clara continues to partner with KDOW 1220 AM as the flagship station of the Bronco Radio Network. Anthony Passarelli is in his sixth year as the Broncos’ play-by-play announcer.
December 12, 2012
Broncos Clip Cross-Town Rivals San Jose State 75-54
Travelling a couple miles across San Jose, Santa Clara picked up its seventh win of the year behind the 16 points of Evan Roquemore with a 75-54 victory over San Jose State. Santa Clara is 7-2 and San Jose State is 5-4. Santa Clara travels to Stockton on Sat., Dec. 15 for a 5 pm game with Pacific.
December 11, 2012
Men's Basketball Travels To Cross-Town Rival San Jose State Tuesday
Santa Clara (6-2) travels twice this week, both times locally in the Bay Area. Santa Clara plays at San Jose State (5-3) on Tues., Dec. 11 at 7 pm. The Broncos then travel to Pacific (5-4) on Sat., Dec. 15 for a 5 pm contest. The Tigers will join the West Coast Conference next year as the league's newest members.
December 8, 2012
Santa Clara Defeats Pacific Union 77-42
Finishing its six-game homestand on a high note, Santa Clara downed Pacific Union 77-42 on Saturday night. The Broncos allowed just 17 points in the first half, the fewest since allowing 17 to UC Merced in last year's opening game. The Broncos now prepare for two games on the road, although both are rather close as Santa Clara travels across town to San Jose State on Tues., Dec. 11 and to Stockton, Calif. to face future West Coast Conference member Pacific on Sat., Dec. 15.
December 7, 2012
Men Basketball Hosts Pacific Union Saturday Night
Santa Clara (5-2) will play its final game of its six-game homestand on Sat., Dec. 8 at 7 pm with Pacific Union (0-6). The Broncos haven't played since they lost back-to-back overtime games last week as its been Final Week on the Mission campus. Pacific Union College is a fully accredited Seventh-Day Adventist Christian liberal arts college, founded in 1882 and located in California's Napa Valley. The Pioneers play out of Pacific Auditorium (often referred to as "The Covered Wagon") and are members of the NAIA who play out of the California Pacific Conference. The men will then hit the road for a two-game road swing locally in the Bay Area that will include a 7 pm game at San Jose State on Dec. 11 and a 5 pm game at Pacific on Dec. 15
December 6, 2012
Kevin Foster Named WCC November Player of Month
Santa Clara senior guard Kevin Foster is the West Coast Conference Player of the Month for November 2012. Foster averaged 21.7 points per game in leading the Broncos to a 5-1 month, their best start since 1968.
December 2, 2012
Santa Clara Drops Heartbreaker to UCSB in Second-Straight OT Game
Despite double-digit scoring nights from guards Kevin Foster and Evan Roquemore, Santa Clara dropped its second overtime game of the week, losing a heartbreaker to UC Santa Barbara 83-80. Santa Clara will look to bounce back in their next game when they host Pacific Union on Dec., 8. The Broncos played back-to-back overtime games for the first time since 2003 when they split back-to-back extra-time games with Mississippi and Maryland-Baltimore.
November 30, 2012
RUFF RIDER STUDY BREAK! Broncos Host UC Santa Barbara In Last Game Before Finals on Saturday at 7 pm
Santa Clara will play the fifth game of its six-game homestand on Sat., Dec. 1 at 7 pm with Big West Conference member UC Santa Barbara. It will wrap up the homestand with a 7 pm game vs. Pacific Union on Sat., Dec. 8.
November 29, 2012
Broncos Fall In Overtime To Utah State
Despite 20-plus points from Evan Roquemore and Kevin Foster, Santa Clara dropped its first contest of the year in an overtime thriller to Utah State. The Broncos and the Aggies combined for three-lead changes that forced overtime in the Leavey Center. Santa Clara finishes its six-game homestand on Saturday against UC Santa Barbara.
November 28, 2012
Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap: Nov. 28, 2012
This week's version of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap features hosts Lauren Matheson and John Nash. It's a busy week on the Mission campus again, with the Bronco volleyball team receiving the school's 14th NCAA tournament bid.
November 27, 2012
Broncos Host Utah State Wednesday, UC Santa Barbara Saturday
Santa Clara continues its six game home-stand this week when the Broncos host Utah State on Wed., Nov. 28 at 7 pm and then Big West Conference member UC Santa Barbara on Sat., Dec. 1 at 7 pm. It will wrap up the home-stand with a 7 pm game vs. Pacific Union on Sat., Dec. 8.
November 23, 2012
Led by MVP Trasolini, Broncos Top Eastern Washington For First 5-0 Start Since 1968
Led by four Broncos in double figures, including CBE Classic MVP Marc Trasolini’s 25 points, who missed last season with a torn ACL, Santa Clara defeated Eastern Washington 89-74 on Friday at the Leavey Center. Santa Clara is 5-0 and Eastern Washington is 1-5. It is Santa Clara’s first 5-0 start since it started the season at 21-0 in 1968-69. That team, led by head coach Dick Garibaldi, finished the year at 27-2, losing to No. 1 UCLA in the NCAA Tournament. The Broncos were ranked No. 3 by the AP and No. 4 by the UPI in the final poll.
November 22, 2012
Broncos Run Record To 4-0 With Win Over Utah Valley
Led by a pair of Bronco seniors and a 16-0 run in the second half, Santa Clara won 75-67 on Wednesday vs. Utah Valley. Marc Trasolini scored a season-high 29 points with seven rebounds and Kevin Foster added 21 to push the Broncos to 4-0 on the young season. Utah Valley is 3-3.
November 20, 2012
Broncos Claim Victory Over USC Upstate; Host Utah Valley Wed. Night at 8:15 pm
In its second game of the Edward Jones CBE Hall of Fame Classic, Santa Clara defeated USC Upstate 85-65 with Marc Trasolini scoring a game-high 18 points on Tuesday night in the Leavey Center. Santa Clara is 3-0 and USC Upstate is 1-3.
November 19, 2012
Santa Clara Hosts Sub-Group Edward Jones CBE Hall of Fame Classic Thanksgiving Week
Santa Clara (2-0) returns home this week to host six games in four days in the Leavey Center, including three of its own, to finish play as part of the Edward Jones CBE Hall of Fame Classic. After the CBE Classic the Broncos will host Utah State on Nov. 28, UC Santa Barbara on Dec. 1 and Pacific Union on Dec. 8.
November 15, 2012
Santa Clara Announces 2013 Men’s Basketball Signees
Santa Clara head men’s basketball coach Kerry Keating announced the 2013 Bronco signing class on Thurs., Nov. 15. The 2013 Santa Clara class includes Jared Brownridge (Rockford, Ill.), Jarvis Pugh (Murphy, Texas) and Jalen Richard (San Tan Valley, Ariz).
November 14, 2012
Santa Clara Basketball Wins At Saint Louis On Foster's Record Night
On a record night, led by Kevin Foster’s 30 points, seven steals and five assists, Santa Clara was victorious at Saint Louis Wednesday night, winning 74-62, in its first game of the Edward Jones CBE Hall of Fame Classic. Foster broke Kurt Rambis’ career points scored record at 16:01 in the second half and now sits at No. 1 all-time for the Broncos with 1,748 points. Rambis scored 1,735 points from 1976-80.
November 14, 2012
EYEBRONCO Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap for Nov. 14, 2012
The Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap this week features hosts John Nash and Lauren Matheson. EYEBRONCO reporters checked in from all over the Bronco Athletic Department this week including women's basketball, women's soccer, women's tennis, men's golf, men's basketball and men's water polo.
November 13, 2012
Basketball Travels to Midwest for Edward Jones CBE Hall of Fame Classic Match-up With St. Louis
Santa Clara (1-0) will travel to the Midwest mid-week for a Wed., Nov. 14 match-up at Saint Louis. The 5 pm Pacific game, part of the Edward Jones CBE Classic, will be telecast on FoxSports Midwest nationally (see local/cable listings). Santa Clara will return next week to host six games in four days, including three of its own, to finish play as part of the CBE Classic.
November 12, 2012
Basketball's Kevin Foster Named West Coast Conference Player of the Week
Santa Clara senior guard Kevin Foster has been named the West Coast Conference Player of the Week in the opening week of college basketball season. Foster opened the 2012-13 season in impressive fashion, scoring 27 points and dishing out nine assists with four rebounds and two steals with no turnovers in a Broncos victory over Simpson University -- a team playing its fifth game of the season. Foster sank seven three pointers, and was 9-of-17 shooting overall in 24 minutes of action vs. Simpson.
November 11, 2012
Santa Clara Surges Past Simpson 106-66
In front of a passionate crowd, Santa Clara’s offensive attack overpowered Simpson 106-66. The offensive fireworks were highlighted by Kevin Foster’s seven three-pointers, including five in a three-minute span during the second half. The Broncos now travel to the midwest to battle St. Louis in Santa Clara’s opening game of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic.
November 6, 2012
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Hosts Simpson Saturday In Home Opener; Coach Keating Featured In Exclusive Interview
The Santa Clara men's basketball team will open the 2012-13 regular season on Sat., Nov. 9 with a 7 pm game vs. Simpson. Santa Clara returns 12 letterwinners to this year's team.
October 31, 2012
Santa Clara's Trasolini Named As Senior CLASS Award Candidate; One of Just 30 Men's Players Nationally
Setting the bar high both on the court as a fifth-year co-captain and off the court academically, graduating Cum Laude last March with a 3.62 grade point average in Finance, Santa Clara forward Marc Trasolini has been named as one of 30 candidates nationally for the Senior CLASS Award, one of the most prestigious awards in college basketball.
October 31, 2012
Broncos edge Hawaii Pacific in Exhibition Play
In his first outing after missing last season due to injury, fifth-year senior Marc Trasolini sparked Santa Clara to a come-from-behind victory in an exhibition contest against Hawaii Pacific. The Broncos overcame a second-half deficit to take a late lead and edge the sharp-shooting Sea Warriors 64-63.
October 26, 2012
Assistant Coach Jesse Pruitt's New Job with Broncos
Jesse Pruitt is no stranger to the Bronco men’s basketball program. However, this season will be his first in the huddle, coaching — Pruitt spent the previous three years working behind the scenes for the Broncos as the director of basketball operations (DBO) and started his career on the Mission Campus as a video coordinator in ’08 – ‘09.
October 25, 2012
WCC Fans Invited to Participate in Second Annual Men’s Basketball Tip-Off Monday
The West Coast Conference will hold its second annual men’s basketball tip-off event at Time Warner Cable Sports Studios on Monday, October 29. The event will give West Coast Conference fans the ability to interact with all nine WCC head men’s basketball coaches and student-athletes from each institution through a live YouTube stream and the popular WCC Live radio program, available on WCCsports.com.
October 19, 2012
TEAM RAMBIS VS. TEAM BRANDI: Men’s Basketball, Women’s Soccer Face Off In First EYEBRONCO VERSUS
A couple weeks ago during an EYEBRONCO production meeting, what started as “whatever you can, I can better” banter got serious and the first EYEBRONCO VERSUS was born. Two of Santa Clara’s most prominent alums, Kurt Rambis ’80 and Brandi Chastain ’91, were right in the middle of it from the start.
October 17, 2012
EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap: Oct. 17, 2012
This week on the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap John Nash and Lauren Matheson show us highlights from cross country's Bronco Invitational, an inside look at men's basketball practice with John McArthur and Denzel Johnson, and Ali Rambis dishes with Katherine Douglas and Lexi Williamson on the volleyball team meeting up with No. 16 BYU at home on Saturday. Denzel talks a little bit more in depth about preparing for the season with DOB Kyle Schwan. And Cali Reis sits down with Santa Clara's top soccer performers of the week, WCC Player of the Week Keigo Kameya and Allie Vernon.
October 17, 2012
Bronco Basketball Ready For Turnaround Season; Remember the Red & White Scrimmage Saturday Late Aftenoon
No doubt about it, Santa Clara is shooting for a turnaround this year and it has the right recipe to do so with five experienced seniors returning, including All-WCC fifth-year seniors Marc Trasolini and Kevin Foster. Santa Clara’s five seniors are Trasolini, Foster, Niyi Harrison, Raymond Cowels III and Kyle Perricone. Santa Clara also returns all 12 letterwinners, including five starters.
October 12, 2012
Basketball's Red & White Scrimmage To Be Held Oct. 20 After BYU-Santa Clara Volleyball Match
It’s time to hoop it up! Bronco students, alumni fans who want to get a preview of this year's team are invited to attend the annual Red & White Scrimmage to be held on Sat., Oct. 20th immediately following the Bronco volleyball game vs. No. 16 BYU which begins at 1 pm in the Leavey Center.
October 12, 2012
MIDNIGHT MADNESS BEGINS EARLY FOR THE BRONCOS: SCU Basketball Begins Practice
The Bronco men's basketball team began practice on Friday at 5 pm with a high-energy group!
October 11, 2012
Bronco Basketball Teams Add Four To Staffs
On the eve of the 2012-13 tip-off to college basketball’s opening practice on Friday, the Santa Clara men’s basketball program is proud to welcome assistant coach Jesse Pruitt and director of basketball operations Kyle Schwan this season. In addition, Brandon Rosenthal has been hired as the video coordinator for the Bronco men’s and women’s basketball programs. Angela Munger has joined both programs as the new Academic Support Manager.
October 2, 2012
Santa Clara Basketball Single-Game Tickets Now Available
Santa Clara University is happy to announce to all, especially Bronco fans, families, alums and visiting opponents, they can now purchase single-game tickets for all men's and women's basketball games
September 25, 2012
Egnyte Joins Santa Clara As Official Information Infrastructure Partner; Newest Team Santa Clara Corporate Partner
Santa Clara University Athletics announced Tuesday that Egnyte has joined the department as the newest Team Santa Clara Corporate Partner. Egnyte is now the Official Information Infrastructure Partner of Santa Clara Athletics.
September 12, 2012
Bronco Basketball's Johnson Joins Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap; All-Star Line-up of Student-Athlete Side-Line Reporters Join the EYEBRONCO Network
Beginning the second season of The Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap (BWSW) as part of the EYEBRONCO Network, with Santa Clara senior water polo player John Nash and senior women's soccer player Lauren Matheson serving as co-shots, Bronco Athletics announced Wednesday that sophomore men's basketball Denzel Johnson will join the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap this season as its newest co-host. The BWSW will premiere this season on Sept. 24. All EYEBRONCO videos can be found on the Bronco website, SantaClaraBroncos.com and also the department's YouTube Channel, SantaClaraBroncos.
September 10, 2012
Seniors Raymond Cowels III And Marc Trasolini Are Ready for Their Last Year as Broncos
SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Seniors Marc Trasolini and Raymond Cowels III will be leading the Bronco basketball team as captains this season along with Kyle Perricone. The players have been working out and trying to improve their games throughout the summer. On top of all of the training for basketball, Trasolini has been enrolled in three graduate school classes this summer. In the 2011-12 season, Trasolini was not able to play due to an ACL injury, but now is more than ready to get back on the court. Cowels III had a great season last year averaging 10.1 ppg and was the only player to start every game. Trasolini (MT) and Cowels III (RC) shared with SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) how his busy summer has been and what they are looking forward to this season.
September 5, 2012
Santa Clara To Play on ESPN Four Times This Year; VIDEO of Summer Work-outs with Trasolini and Roquemore
The West Coast Conference announced the league’s ESPN schedule Wednesday and Santa Clara will be featured on the ESPN network four times this season with two games at home and two games on the road. The Broncos return all five starters, including senior All-WCC players Kevin Foster, who led the nation in three pointers in 2011, and Marc Trasolini, who was forced to miss last season with a torn ACL suffered in the preseason.
August 29, 2012
CLICK ON THIS! Get On Board TODAY With Bronco Athletics By Following Six Different Bronco Social Media Sites!
As summer turns to fall, it is time to jump on board with the Broncos on our six official social media sites. JOIN THE BRONCOS TODAY as Santa Clara Athletics recently added a Pinterest page and a group on Linked In as well as having a Facebook fan page, a Twitter feed and YouTube channel. And even better, post your photos with the #SantaClaraBroncos on Instragram!
August 27, 2012
Denzel Johnson and Brandon Clark Look Forward To Basketball Season!
Many student-athletes have been working hard, both in summer school classes, and brushing up on their skills. For sophomores Denzel Johnson and Brandon Clark of the Santa Clara men’s basketball team, they are more than ready to start their second season off as Broncos. Johnson (DJ) and Clark (BC) shared with SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) what their expectations are from the team and what they are looking forward to for this season.
August 24, 2012
Basketball Releases 46th Annual Cable Car Classic Schedule
The field for Santa Clara’s 46th Annual Cable Car Classic was announced on Friday and it will be highlighted by the return of the champion from the 45th Annual Cable Car Classic. This year’s Cable Car Classic will be held Fri., Dec. 21 and Sat., Dec. 22.
August 22, 2012
New Addition To The Bronco Men's Basketball Team: Nate Kratch
Summer is a very exciting time for many incoming freshmen. They look forward to starting a new chapter in their lives as they get ready to go off to a new environment. For Nate Kratch of the Bronco men’s basketball, he has more to look forward to than just going to a new school out of state. Kratch is looking forward to his first season as a Bronco as the only new addition to the team. A behind the scenes look, Kratch (NK) shared with SantaClaraBroncos.com (SCB) how his summer has been.
August 14, 2012
EYEBRONCOS! Santa Clara Basketball's Yannick Atanga Takes You Behind-the-Scenes On His Trip Home To Cameroon
Summer vacation at Santa Clara for some means going home for a few days of vacation. For the rising sophomore on the Bronco men's basketball team, Yannick Atanga, it meant flying almost 8,350 miles one way to visit his family and friends in his hometown, Yaoundé, Cameroon.
July 31, 2012
Broncos To Play At Duke Dec. 29; Season Tickets On Sale Today
Returning all five starters this season including two All-WCC players in Marc Trasolini and Kevin Foster, Santa Clara University announced Wednesday that Bronco men's basketball season tickets are now on sale to the general public. In addition, the Santa Clara team will travel to Durham, N.C. to play at Duke on Dec. 29 in a 9 am Pacific game to be televised on ESPN2. It will be Santa Clara’s second visit to Cameroon Indoor Stadium, having dropped an 86-80 game on Dec. 27, 1971.
July 10, 2012
Three Broncos Named to NABC Honors Court For Classroom Work
Proving their excellence in the classroom, three Bronco basketball players were named to the NABC Honors Court and they were joined eight other players from four West Coast Conference teams as announced Wednesday by the The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC). The three included All-WCC standout and rising-senior redshirt Marc Trasolini, 2012 graduate Phillip Bach and rising senior Kyle Perricone.
June 12, 2012
Making an Impact in the Post
Niyi Harrison is tossing all expectations aside. Sure, his eyes haven’t diverted from the WCC Championship or the NCAA Tournament. But after last season, now it’s all about doing.
July 14, 2011
Update: Men's Basketball Announces Hotel Arrangements for Fans/Family For Vancouver Foreign Tour
While the men’s basketball team announced June 7 it will travel to Vancouver, British Columbia Sept. 5-10, 2011 on a foreign tour where it will play four games vs. Canadian universities, Thursday it announced hotel plans for the trip for fans. The team will play games on Sept. 6, 8, 9 and 10, 2011.