2014-15 Santa Clara Men's Basketball News

  • Men's Basketball Hires Mike Peck as Assistant Coach
    August 05, 2015
    Men's Basketball Hires Mike Peck as Assistant Coach Santa Clara men's basketball head coach Kerry Keating, entering his ninth year leading the Broncos, announced the hiring of Mike Peck as an assistant coach today. Peck comes to the Mission campus from the NBA Development League where he was the head coach of the Idaho Stampede, the Portland Trail Blazers affiliate. Peck has coached under the tutelage of Terry Stotts, the head coach of the Trail Blazers, Jay Triano, an assistant for the Trail Blazers and Canadian National Team Head Coach, Lon Kruger, the head coach at the University of Oklahoma, and former UNLV head coach Charlie Spoonhour.
  • Nate Kratch Named to NABC 2014-15 Honors Court
    July 30, 2015
    Nate Kratch Named to NABC 2014-15 Honors Court Nate Kratch of men’s basketball was named to The National Association of Basketball Coaches 2014-15 Honors Court today, recognizing those men’s collegiate basketball student-athletes who excelled in academics during the past season, with a record number of 1,000 student-athletes from more than 350 colleges and universities. The NABC Honors Court recognizes the talents and gifts that these men possess off the court and the hard work they exhibit in the classroom. @NABC1927 invites you to share the success of these student athletes using #NABC #HONORSCOURT.
  • Former Men's Basketball Player Romeo Receives Markkula Center for Applied Ethics' Hackworth Grant
    June 22, 2015
    Former Men's Basketball Player Romeo Receives Markkula Center for Applied Ethics' Hackworth Grant SANTA CLARA, Calif. — Former Bronco men's basketball player and current Santa Clara University graduate student Dominic Romeo is one of three students to receive a grant from SCU's Markkula Center for Applied Ethics, which announced the recipients of the Spring 2015 round of Hackworth Grants on Monday. Romeo received the maximum $2,500 grant in support of his research project, "China, Economic Growth, and Inequality."
  • EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — June 10, 2015 (Season Finale)
    June 10, 2015
    EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — June 10, 2015 (Season Finale) On the season finale of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday take you around the horn for the best of Santa Clara University sports in 2014-15. EYEBRONCO thanks the seniors Denzel and Nici for their exceptional work during their time as Broncos. Enjoy their last episode as hosts of the BWSW!
  • Three Court Coaches Announced For 2015 USA Basketball Men's U19 World Championship Team Training Camp
    June 03, 2015
    Three Court Coaches Announced For 2015 USA Basketball Men's U19 World Championship Team Training Camp Collegiate head coaches Donnie Bostwick of Southwestern Assemblies of God University (Texas), Kerry Keating from Santa Clara University and LeVelle Motonof North Carolina Central University will serve as court coaches for the 2015 USA Basketball Men's U19 World Championship Team training camp. The USA Basketball Men's Junior National Team committee selected the court coaches.
  • Men's Basketball to Host Senior Appreciation Night June 11
    May 29, 2015
    Men's Basketball to Host Senior Appreciation Night June 11 Santa Clara men’s basketball will host Senior Appreciation Night Thurs., June 11 at 5:30 p.m. The event will take place on the Harrington Learning Commons Patio. Admission is $20 per person. There will be a cash bar and light appetizers. To register, click here.
  • Men's Basketball Scores Perfect 1,000 on APR to Raise Four-Year Average to 985
    May 29, 2015
    Men's Basketball Scores Perfect 1,000 on APR to Raise Four-Year Average to 985 With the release of the NCAA Academic Progress Rate data, Santa Clara men’s basketball achieved a single-year perfect score of 1,000 to raise it’s a multi-year score to 985 for the 2013-14 season marking the fourth straight annual increase in their score. The average across the NCAA for men’s basketball was 961. The Broncos score put them in the top-50 nationally and at the top of the West Coast Conference.
  • Men's Basketball To Hosts Free Youth Clinic Friday, May 29
    May 13, 2015
    Men's Basketball To Hosts Free Youth Clinic Friday, May 29 Santa Clara University Head Men’s Basketball Coach Kerry Keating and staff are proud to announce a free Youth Basketball Clinic to help kick off the Bronco's Summer Basketball Camps at Santa Clara University. Please join us Friday May, 29th from 5:30pm-7:30pm at the beautiful Leavey Center located at Santa Clara University.
  • WATCH | Long Walks with Jared — Former Santa Clara Basketball​ Coach/SCU Athletic Director Carroll Williams
    May 08, 2015
    WATCH | Long Walks with Jared — Former Santa Clara Basketball​ Coach/SCU Athletic Director Carroll Williams In the fifth edition of "Long Walks with Jared," Santa Clara basketball guard Jared Brownridge takes a stroll around the Mission campus with former SCU men's basketball coach and athletic director Carroll Williams. The two chat about Williams' long tenure with Santa Clara athletics, the SCU culture of family and togetherness, leadership, the Broncos' 2014-15 season and Jared's signature question, among many other other topics. Take a look at the conversation and some of the sights around the SCU campus in this EYEBRONCO video.
  • Santa Clara Basketball To Host Inaugural Silicon Valley 3-On-3 Tournament
    May 06, 2015
    Santa Clara Basketball To Host Inaugural Silicon Valley 3-On-3 Tournament Ready to hoop it up? Santa Clara University head men’s basketball Coach Kerry Keating invites all Silicon Valley employees to participate in the inaugural Silicon Valley 3-on-3 Tournament to be held on the campus of Santa Clara University inside the beautiful Leavey Center! The one day event will take place Saturday, May 30th, 2015 from 12:00pm-6:30pm.
  • WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 6, 2015 (Celebrity Golf Edition)
    May 06, 2015
    WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — May 6, 2015 (Celebrity Golf Edition) Santa Clara Athletics hosted the second annual SCU Celebrity Golf Tournament Monday, May 4 at Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park, Calif. The tournament benefitted Santa Clara Athletics and the Bronco Bench Foundation. EYEBRONCO reporters Nici Gilday and Jared Brownridge took this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap out to the links to catch up with the celebrity field. Take a look at interviews with Steve Nash '95, Jerry Rice, Randy Winn '96, Jose Vizcaino, Dwight Clark, Dan Jansen, Ronnie Lott, JT Snow, Shawn Estes, Lloyd Pierce '98, Stuart Holden and many more in this EYEBRONCO production!
  • Athletics To Host Second Annual SCU Celebrity Golf Tournament
    April 30, 2015
    Athletics To Host Second Annual SCU Celebrity Golf Tournament Santa Clara Athletics will host its second annual SCU Celebrity Golf Tournament with more than 30 Sports Celebrities playing. The tournament will benefit Santa Clara Athletics and the Bronco Bench Foundation on Monday, May 4th at Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park.
  • WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 28, 2015
    April 28, 2015
    WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — April 28, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. – On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you caught up on Bronco sports. Last week featured a number of championship events with five Bronco sports competing for titles. Additionally, Sunday marked a special event with the 10th anniversary of baseball’s Stephen Schott Stadium. This episode begins with the Bronco baseball team.
  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Jared Brownridge '17, Aven Satre Meloy '13 President's Dinner Speeches
    April 27, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Jared Brownridge '17, Aven Satre Meloy '13 President's Dinner Speeches SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On April 25, 2015 the Annual President's Dinner took place at Santa Clara University. Men's Basketball player Jared Brownridge '17 and Rhodes Scholar winner Aven Satre Meloy '13 were given the opportunity to give a speech in front of alums and SCU President Fr. Michael E. Engh, S.J. Take a look at the speeches in these EYEBRONCO videos.
  • Jarvis Pugh Talks about his First Year on the Court
    April 23, 2015
    Jarvis Pugh Talks about his First Year on the Court SANTA CLARA, Calif. - Bronco basketball player Jarvis Pugh (JP) redshirted last year, and this year learned what it was like to step onto the court with the rest of his Santa Clara teammates. Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) caught up with Pugh to talk about his first year playing on the court as well as his goals for the upcoming season.
  • Atanga’s Sixth Year Petition Denied By The NCAA
    April 22, 2015
    Atanga’s Sixth Year Petition Denied By The NCAA Santa Clara head coach Kerry Keating announced Wednesday the NCAA has denied the petition for a sixth-year for senior forward Yannick Atanga. Atanga suffered a season ending injury in the first game of the 2014-15 season. He will graduate in June 2015 with a double degree in French and Political Science and pursue a professional basketball career.
  • Bronco Basketball Hosts Six Summer Camps
    March 17, 2015
    Bronco Basketball Hosts Six Summer Camps Mark your calendars for Coach Keating Basketball Camps at Santa Clara University! The Broncos feature six camps for kids entering first grade through twelfth grade. Several discounts are being offered. For more information, please contact the Basketball Office at (408) 554-4031.
  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 10, 2015
    March 10, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 10, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of Bronco weekly sports wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you up to date on the latest in Bronco sports.
  • Broncos Drop Heartbreaker To BYU, 78-76, In Quarterfinals Of WCC Tournament
    March 07, 2015
    Broncos Drop Heartbreaker To BYU, 78-76, In Quarterfinals Of WCC Tournament Las Vegas, Nev. – Brandon Clark and Jared Brownridge combined for 52 points but it wasn’t enough to prevent the Broncos from dropping a heart-breaking defeat for the second straight season in the quarterfinals of the WCC tournament, falling 78-76 to BYU on a last-second basket Saturday night at the Orleans Arena.
  • Broncos Beat LMU 85-54, Advance In WCC Tournament
    March 06, 2015
    Broncos Beat LMU 85-54, Advance In WCC Tournament Las Vegas, Nev. – Brandon Clark and Jared Brownridge each scored 19 points to lead the Santa Clara Broncos to an 85-54 win over LMU in the first round of the West Coast Conference tournament Friday night at the Orleans Arena. Santa Clara advances to play BYU on ESPN2 tomorrow night at 8 pm. The game will also be broadcast live on KDOW 1220 AM with David Gentile making the call.
  • Men Advance To Play BYU At WCC Championship Saturday At 8 PM on ESPN2
    March 06, 2015
    Men Advance To Play BYU At WCC Championship Saturday At 8 PM on ESPN2 With a convincing 85-54 victory over LMU on Friday night, Santa Clara advances to the quarterfinals of the West Coast Conference Championship. The Broncos will now face No. 2 seed BYU on Sat., March 7 in Las Vegas at the Orleans Arena. The 8 pm game with the Cougars will be televised live on ESPN2 with Beth Mowins and Stan Heath making the call. It will also be broadcast live on KDOW 1220 AM and the Bronco website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, as part of the Bronco Radio Network. David Gentile is serving as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer throughout the tournament. Gentile is a 2012 Gonzaga graduate who has broadcast Bronco baseball and men's and women's soccer the last two years. Prior to coming to Santa Clara he did two seasons of minor league baseball.
  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 3, 2015
    March 03, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO: Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — March 3, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco weekly sports wrap, hosts and student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday get you up to date on the latest in Bronco sports during one of the busiest times of the athletic year for SCU.
  • Three More Broncos Honored By WCC; Brownridge Leads All On All-WCC First Team
    March 03, 2015
    Three More Broncos Honored By WCC; Brownridge Leads All On All-WCC First Team Three more Broncos were honored Tuesday when the West Coast Conference announced its league honors, including sophomore Jared Brownridge, senior Brandon Clark and freshman Matt Hubbard. Earlier in the week, three others were honored by the WCC for their work in the classroom.
  • Men Travel To Vegas For WCC Championship
    March 03, 2015
    Men Travel To Vegas For WCC Championship Santa Clara will travel to Las Vegas for the West Coast Conference Championship this week. As the No. 7 seed, Santa Clara will open the tournament vs. LMU, the No. 10 seed, on Fri., March 6. The 8 pm game with the Lions will be televised live on BYUtv with Dave McCann and Blaine Fowler making the call. It will also be broadcast live on KLIV 1590 AM and the Bronco website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, as part of the Bronco Radio Network. Due to Anthony Passarelli's obligations with the Earthquakes, David Gentile, the school's Video Manager, will serve as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer throughout the tournament. Gentile is a 2012 Gonzaga graduate who has broadcast Bronco baseball and men's and women's soccer the last two years. Prior to coming to Santa Clara he did two seasons of minor league baseball.
  • Kratch Leads Three Broncos On WCC All-Academic List; Men Play LMU Friday At 8 pm
    March 01, 2015
    Kratch Leads Three Broncos On WCC All-Academic List; Men Play LMU Friday At 8 pm Fresh off its Senior Day victory vs. Saint Mary's on Saturday night, a league-high three Broncos were named to the West Coast Conference All-Academic List, including First Team member Nate Kratch. In addition, Santa Clara is scheduled to play LMU on Fri., March 6 at 8 pm in Las Vegas in the opening round of the WCC Tournament. The game will be televised live on BYUtv and Wtv.com. The winner will advance to play BYU on Saturday at 8 pm on ESPN2.
  • Brownridge Hits Game Winner, Broncos Beat Rival Saint Mary's On Senior Day
    February 28, 2015
    Brownridge Hits Game Winner, Broncos Beat Rival Saint Mary's On Senior Day SANTA Clara, Calif. - For the second consecutive season, Jared Brownridge’s late game heroics lifted the Broncos to a last-second victory over Bay Area rival Saint Mary’s. Down by one in the waning seconds, the sophomore guard drove through the lane, put up a shot high off the glass and kissed it home to give Santa Clara a 71-70 victory Saturday night at the Leavey Center.
  • Santa Clara Hosts Senior Day Saturday vs. Saint Mary's
    February 27, 2015
    Santa Clara Hosts Senior Day Saturday vs. Saint Mary's In its final home game of the 2014-15 season, Santa Clara will close out the regular season vs. Saint Mary's on Senior Night Sat., Feb. 28. The 5 pm game with the Gaels will be televised live on Comcast Bay Area with Roxy Bernstein and Stan Simmons making the call. It will also be broadcast live on KLIV 1590 AM and the Bronco website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, as part of the Bronco Radio Network. Anthony Passarelli is in his eighth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer. Saturday is also Senior Night. With a 5:06 pm tip - the ceremony will happen early so be here (4:50 pm)! The five seniors who will be recognized include: Dominic Romeo, Andrew Papenfus, Yannick Atanga, Denzel Johnson and Brandon Clark. SCU is expecting to start Romeo, Papenfus, Johnson, Clark and Jared Brownridge.
  • WATCH | EYEBRONCO — Men's Basketball Senior Day 2015
    February 27, 2015
    WATCH | EYEBRONCO — Men's Basketball Senior Day 2015 Santa Clara men's basketball will honor five players as part of the Senior Day game Sat., Feb. 28 vs. Saint Mary's in the Leavey Center. EYEBRONCO sat down with those seniors — Yannick Atanga, Brandon Clark, Denzel Johnson, Andrew Papenfus and Dom Romeo — to talk about their favorite on and off court experiences, as well as how fast their time with the program has gone.
  • Brownridge Scores 1,000th Career Point; Men’s Basketball Falls To UOP
    February 26, 2015
    Brownridge Scores 1,000th Career Point; Men’s Basketball Falls To UOP SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Jared Brownridge became the 33rd player in Santa Clara history to score 1,000 career points when he nailed a three pointer with 9:01 left in the first half and finished with a game-high 18 points but the occasion was spoiled by the Pacific Tigers in a 64-57 loss Thursday at the Leavey Center.
  • Men Host Pacific, Saint Mary's To Finish Off WCC Regular Season
    February 24, 2015
    Men Host Pacific, Saint Mary's To Finish Off WCC Regular Season Santa Clara will close out the regular season with its final two home games this week. The Broncos will host Pacific on Thurs., Feb. 26 at 7 pm and then Saint Mary's on Senior Night on Sat., Feb. 28 at 5 pm. The game with the Tigers will be televised live on Wtv.com with George Devine and Richie Schueler making the call. It will also be broadcast live on the Bronco website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, as part of the Bronco Radio Network. Anthony Passarelli is in his eighth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
  • Brownridge Scores 28, Leads Broncos Past LMU
    February 21, 2015
    Brownridge Scores 28, Leads Broncos Past LMU Short-handed, the Lions battled within two points with 36 seconds left, but SCU finished the game off by making five of six free throws to beat LMU 70-63 on Saturday in Los Angeles. Jared Brownridge led the Broncos with 28 points and is now just seven points from 1000 career points.
  • Men Finish West Coast Conference Road Play At LMU
    February 20, 2015
    Men Finish West Coast Conference Road Play At LMU Playing its final West Coast Conference road game of the year, Santa Clara stays in Southern California for a 3 pm game at LMU on Sat., Feb. 19. The Broncos will be looking for their first series sweep of LMU since 2011. The game with the Lions will be televised live on Wtv.com with Justin Alderson and Brad Holland making the call. It will also be broadcast live on KLIV 1590 AM and the Bronco website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, as part of the Bronco Radio Network. Anthony Passarelli is in his eighth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
  • Pepperdine Tops Men Down In Malibu
    February 19, 2015
    Pepperdine Tops Men Down In Malibu MALIBU, Calif. – Pulling within three points four times in the second half, Santa Clara couldn’t get closer in Malibu and lost 64-55 to Pepperdine on Thursday night in Firestone Fieldhouse. The team’s split the season series with SCU winning 60-57 in Santa Clara on Jan. 24.
  • WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — February 17, 2015
    February 17, 2015
    WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — February 17, 2015 SANTA CLARA, Calif. — On this week’s edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, Santa Clara student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday recap a week in SCU sports that featured some standout performances.
  • Men Travel To Southern California for WCC Road Tests At Pepperdine, LMU
    February 17, 2015
    Men Travel To Southern California for WCC Road Tests At Pepperdine, LMU Playing its final two WCC road games this season, Santa Clara travels down to Southern California for a pair of games at Pepperdine and LMU this weekend. Defeating both LMU and Pepperdine in Santa Clara in late January, Santa Clara will be looking for its first series sweep of both for the first time since 2011. The Broncos will play at Pepperdine on Thurs., Feb. 19 and then finish at LMU on Sat., Feb. 21. The 6 pm game with the Waves will be televised live on Wtv.com with Ari Wolfe and Brad Holland making the call. It will also be broadcast live on the Bronco website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, as part of the Bronco Radio Network. Anthony Passarelli is in his eighth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
  • Overtime Sinks Broncos in San Francisco
    February 12, 2015
    Overtime Sinks Broncos in San Francisco In spite of 21 points scored by Brandon Clark, San Francisco needed overtime to defeat Santa Clara 69-62 on Thursday night in San Francisco.
  • WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — February 10, 2015
    February 10, 2015
    WATCH | Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap — February 10, 2015 On this week's edition of the Bronco Weekly Sports Wrap, SCU student-athletes Denzel Johnson and Nici Gilday give the latest on Santa Clara sports.
  • SCU Travels To The HillTop For ESPNU Contest Thursday
    February 10, 2015
    SCU Travels To The HillTop For ESPNU Contest Thursday In its lone game this week, Santa Clara will play at San Francisco on Thurs., Feb. 12. The 8 pm game will be televised live on ESPNU with Roxy Bernstein and Corey Williams making the call. It will also be broadcast live on KDOW 1220 AM and the Bronco website, SantaClaraBroncos.com, as part of the Bronco Radio Network. Anthony Passarelli is in his eighth season as the Broncos' play-by-play announcer.
  • Men's Basketball's Romeo First West Coast Conference Player To Be Named To Allstate NABC Good Works Team
    February 09, 2015
    Men's Basketball's Romeo First West Coast Conference Player To Be Named To Allstate NABC Good Works Team The National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC), the Women’s Basketball Coaches Association (WBCA) and Allstate Insurance Company announced Tuesday the 20 student-athletes named to the 2015 Allstate NABC and WBCA Good Works Teams®. Santa Clara men’s basketball forward Dominic Romeo was one of five Division I players named to the prestigious list. The 158 NABC nominees were announced in December, 2014.
  • Men's Basketball Falls to Portland
    February 07, 2015
    Men's Basketball Falls to Portland SANTA CLARA, Calif. – With three players scoring double figures, Portland won 74-54 at Santa Clara on Saturday evening, sweeping the season series against the Broncos.
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