2014-15 Santa Clara Men's Basketball News

October 21, 2014
Mission City Federal Credit Union Named Team Santa Clara Partner As Official Credit Union of the Broncos
Santa Clara University and the Bronco Athletic Department announced on Tuesday a new major sponsor, Mission City Federal Credit Union (MCFCU). MCFCU is now the official credit union of the athletic department.

October 16, 2014
EYEBRONCO: "Long Walks with Jared" featuring Dominic Romeo
In the premiere episode of "Long Walks with Jared," Jared Brownridge of the men's basketball team takes a stroll around the beautiful Santa Clara University campus to learn more about teammate Dominic Romeo, a graduate student at SCU. Make sure to tune in next week for the second episode of "Long Walks with Jared." GO BRONCOS! #OnaMission

October 15, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Red & White Scrimmage
On Sat., Oct. 11, Santa Clara men's basketball held its annual Red & White Scrimmage to give Bronco fans a first look at the 2014-15 team. Take a look at EYEBRONCO's coverage of the scrimmage in this video!

October 10, 2014
Denzel Johnson: Slowing Down and Growing Up
Ben Dines ‘15 SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Senior Denzel Johnson (DJ) of the men's basketball team spoke with Santa Clara Broncos (SCB) about personal and shared goals for the year, as well as his maturation since becoming a Bronco.

October 10, 2014
Red & White Scrimmage Planned Tomorrow Morning As Part Of Grand Reunion
Catch a sneak peek of the 2014-15 Bronco men's basketball team as they play an inter-squad scrimmage in the Leavey Center during Grand Reunion Weekend tomorrow morning (Saturday) at 9 am. The Red and White Scrimmage will last from 9 am - 10:30 am. It is free and open to the public.

October 10, 2014
Recent Notre Dame Grad Joins Men's Basketball Team
Polishing off two degrees at University of Notre Dame before graduating in 2014, Dominic Romeo, a current graduate student at Santa Clara studying Theology, will suit up for the Bronco men’s basketball this season as a walk-on. With the Fighting Irish, Romeo competed as a walk-on defensive end for the nationally-renowned football team in 2012.

October 10, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Practice - Week 2
EYEBRONCO was out on the Leavey Center floor during the second week of men's basketball practice. Take a look at some of the defensive and rebounding drills the Broncos are going through with less than a month until the start of the season in this video!

October 9, 2014
SAAC Introduces The Bronco Bowl
After a lot of discussion the last six months, Santa Clara Bronco’s Student-Athlete Advisory Committee, known as SAAC, is proud to roll out the first inaugural “Bronco Bowl”. The Bronco Bowl was introduced in a video hosted by co-SAAC President’s Nici Gilday and Andrew Papenfus at Santa Clara’s Welcome Back Night for the Bronco Student-Athletes on Tues., Oct. 7. The Bronco Bowl is an internal competition among the 19 teams to increase and strengthen the Bronco Student athlete experience, enhance Bronco Pride and highlight the achievements made by individual athletes and teams.

October 3, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Has First Official Practice of 2014-15
Bronco men's basketball held its first official practice of the 2014-15 season Fri., Oct. 3 in the Leavey Center. EYEBRONCO was on the court with the team as it got the new campaign under way. Take a look at some of the team's drills and listen to head coach Kerry Keating — who wore a microphone — to get an inside look at campaign's first official day.

October 2, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Chaos Week
As Santa Clara men's basketball prepares for the 2014-15 season, the team went through chaos week on the Mission campus. The team will begin practice officially on Fri., Oct. 3. EYEBRONCO reporter David Gentile was out at Stanton Field to get a look at farmer's carries, backward bear crawls and all the action.

September 25, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Brownridge, Richard Talk Freshman, Sophomore Seasons
Following a pair of standout freshman seasons, men's basketball sophomores Jared Brownridge and Jalen Richard are back on the Mission campus as they prepare for the 2014-15 campaign. The two sat down for an EYEBRONCO interview to talk about adjusting to the college game last year and what they are looking forward to about this year.

September 23, 2014
Athletics Announces Partnership With Classic Party Rentals
Santa Clara University Athletics announced Tuesday that they have partnered with Classic Party Rentals as their exclusive event coordinator for the upcoming year.

September 18, 2014
Basketball's Papenfus To Have Tumor Removed Sept. 23
Santa Clara basketball senior forward Andrew Papenfus will undergo surgery on Tues., Sept. 23 at 6 am to remove a tumor located on the left front portion of his brain, Bronco head coach Kerry Keating announced on Thursday. The tumor is non-cancerous, and was discovered in June when Papenfus suffered a seizure as a result of its presence. The surgery will be at UCSF and headed by Dr. Berger.

September 15, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Closes out Summer Practices with Half Court Game
At the conclusion of its summer practices, the Santa Clara men's basketball team played a half court game. After Head Coach Kerry Keating explains the rules, take a look at who hit their half court shots in this EYEBRONCO video.

September 11, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Assistant Coach Steve Snell Interview & Wired for Sound
On Aug. 25, Santa Clara men's basketball announced the hiring of Steve Snell as the team's newest assistant coach. Get to know Coach Snell better off the court and see him in action in these EYEBRONCO videos!

September 8, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Bronco Basketball Strength Coach Evan Van Becelaere
EYEBRONCO: Bronco Basketball Strength Coach Evan Van Becelaere chats with EyeBronco reporter and senior forward Yannick Atanga about what the team is working on to get better off the court, what his favorite exercise is and what differs in the off-season from the season in the weight room.

September 2, 2014
Men's Basketball To Be Featured At Least Six Times on ESPN Network
Santa Clara will be featured on the ESPN network at least six times this season, including four games in the preseason. The complete Santa Clara schedule will be released at a later date, along with the Broncos television schedule.

August 28, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Santa Clara Men's Basketball Photo Day
Check out Santa Clara men's basketball at their photo day! Yannick Atanga sees how well he knows assistant coach Jesse Pruitt, Emmanuel Ndumanya shares his most embarrassing moment on the court, and Kai Healy chooses a super power!

August 25, 2014
Men's Basketball Announces Three Hires Including Steve Snell As Assistant Coach
Santa Clara head men's basketball coach Kerry Keating, entering his eighth year at the helm of the Broncos, announced three hiring’s on Monday. For starters, Air Force Academy Associate Head Coach Steve Snell has been added to the Bronco coaching staff. He will replace first year assistant coach Kyle Schwan who returned to Arizona to work in private business.

August 22, 2014
EYEBRONCO: John Bryant's Message to Bronco Basketball Players
Former Santa Clara basketball player John Bryant '09 is back on the Mission campus as he prepares for another season in Germany's Bundesliga. Bryant took some time to sit down with EYEBRONCO's Michelle Young to talk about his professional and college career. In the last of a five-part interview, Bryant leaves the current Santa Clara men's basketball players with his words of wisdom from his college and professional experience.

August 21, 2014
EYEBRONCO: John Bryant Talks FC Bayern Soccer Connection
Former Santa Clara basketball player John Bryant '09 is back on the Mission campus as he prepares for another season in Germany's Bundesliga. Bryant took some time to sit down with EYEBRONCO's Michelle Young to talk about his professional and college career. In the fourth of a five-part interview, Bryant talks about the connection between FC Bayern soccer and FC Bayern basketball. Stay tuned over the next week for the rest of Bryant's interview.

August 19, 2014
EYEBRONCO: John Bryant Talks Bronco Basketball Memories
Former Santa Clara basketball player John Bryant '09 is back on the Mission campus as he prepares for another season in Germany's Bundesliga. Bryant took some time to sit down with EYEBRONCO's Michelle Young to talk about his professional and college career. In the third of a five-part interview, Bryant reminisces about some of his favorite Santa Clara memories, including the 2008 Cable Car Classic and a 27-rebound performance. Stay tuned over the next week for the rest of Bryant's interview.

August 18, 2014
Santa Clara Men's Basketball Releases WCC Schedule
Santa Clara, playing its 108th season of men's basketball, will open the 2014-15 West Coast Conference schedule at rival Saint Mary’s on Dec. 27 - the earliest league game the Broncos have ever played. The Broncos will be aiming to win their second straight game in Moraga after last season's thrilling 57-55 victory on Jan. 9.

August 18, 2014
EYEBRONCO: John Bryant Talks SCU Senior Season Commitment
Former Santa Clara basketball player John Bryant '09 is back on the Mission campus as he prepares for another season in Germany's Bundesliga. Bryant took some time to sit down with EYEBRONCO's Michelle Young to talk about his professional and college career. In the second of a five-part interview, Bryant discusses the commitment he made to himself and his teammates before the 2008-09 season, his final year as a Bronco. Stay tuned over the next week for the rest of Bryant's interview.

August 15, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Inside Access of John Bryant's Offseason Workout
During his last three seasons in Germany's Bundesliga, former Santa Clara Bronco John Bryant '09 has won two MVP awards and a league championship. As he prepares for another season across the pond, Bryant was back on the Mission campus Thursday for a workout with FC Bayern Basketball's Strength & Conditioning Coach Jovan Buha. EYEBRONCO put a mic on Buha and got a look at Bryant's running, core and boxing workout for this video.

August 13, 2014
EYEBRONCO: John Bryant Talks Pro Basketball in Germany
Former Santa Clara basketball player John Bryant '09 is back on the Mission campus as he prepares for another season in Germany's Bundesliga. Bryant took some time to sit down with EYEBRONCO's Michelle Young to talk about his professional and college career. In the first of a five-part interview, Bryant discusses his professional playing career with ratiopharm Ulm and FC Bayern Basketball. The ex-Bronco has picked up two league MVP awards and one league championship in his last three seasons. Stay tuned over the next week for the rest of Bryant's interview.

August 11, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Bronco Men's Basketball ALS Ice Bucket Challenge
Santa Clara men's basketball head coach Kerry Keating accepted the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge and then challenged Saint Mary's, Stanford, Cal, USF and San Jose State.

August 7, 2014
Bronco Men's Basketball Player Gets Ready For Foreign Tour in Europe
Santa Clara redshirt-freshman Jarvis Pugh will depart Friday on the 2014 Global Sports Academy Goodwill Tour that will take the team to Belgium, Germany, England and Holland from Aug. 11-19. The team will play five games and also do a lot of sightseeing around Europe as well.

August 6, 2014
Reserve Your Travel Today for the Orlando Classic!
Travel options are available for a limited time to support the Santa Clara men’s basketball team as they participate in the Orlando Classic tournament to be held on Nov. 27 – Nov. 30, 2014 in Orlando, Florida.

August 4, 2014
Playing At Michigan State First, Santa Clara To Play Tennessee In First Round of Orlando Classic Thanksgiving Weekend
The bracket for the 2014 Orlando Classic – to be played Thurs., Fri. and Sun., Nov. 27, 28 & 30 at HP Field House at ESPN Wide World of Sports Complex at Walt Disney World resort near Orlando, Fla. – has been set. The eight competing teams include Georgia Tech, Kansas, Marquette, Michigan State, Rhode Island, Rider, Santa Clara and Tennessee.

July 31, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Summer Camp Warm Up Routine
Santa Clara men's basketball summer campers warm up for the day's activities in a variety of ways, including calisthenics as well as rhythmic stomping and clapping. EYEBRONCO took a look at one of the recent warmups to see how campers get physically and mentally prepared for six hours of basketball in this video.

July 30, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Summer Camp Thought of the Day with Head Coach Kerry Keating
Men's basketball head coach Kerry Keating starts each summer camp session with a "Thought of the Day" that relates to basketball and life lessons. EYEBRONCO put a mic on Coach Keating as he shared Wednesday's "Thought of the Day" with the Bronco campers.

July 29, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Inside Access of Men's Basketball Summer Camp
In this edition of EYEBRONCO news, reporter David Gentile goes inside the men's basketball summer camp and talks to current players Jalen Richard and Jarvis Pugh about their experience.

July 14, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Up Close with Men's Basketball Freshman Evan Wardlow
Evan Wardlow is the next men's basketball freshman to take part in his first EYEBRONCO interview as he sits down with Jared Brownridge in this video. The two talk about getting adjusted to campus, look-a-likes and being away from home among other topics.

July 11, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Up Close with Men's Basketball Freshman Matt Hubbard
As we continue to meet the new wave of Santa Clara basketball players, senior Yannick Atanga sits down with Matt Hubbard in this EYEBRONCO video. Watch Matt talk about adjusting to the college game, his fellow teammates, and the World Cup among other topics.

July 10, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Up Close with Men's Basketball Freshman Kai Healy
Yannick Atanga - current men's basketball player sits down with his new incoming freshman teammate - Kai Healy. In this EYEBRONCO report, they talk about the transition of being from another country, teammates, and kangaroos.

July 9, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Up Close With Men's Basketball Freshman Stephen Edwards
Denzel Johnson sits down with one of his newest teammates — 2014-15 freshman Stephen Edwards — in this EYEBRONCO video. Take a look at the pair's thoughts on Twitter, NBA free agency and video game competition amongst Edwards and his fellow freshmen.

July 3, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Photo Day with Jared Brownridge
EYEBRONCO's photo day series has reached its finale! Denzel Johnson talks with his men's basketball teammate Jared Brownridge about the team's Instagram power rankings and the roommate situation.

July 2, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Photo Day with Emmanuel Ndumanya and Yannick Atanga
The men's basketball photo day series continues with Yannick Atanga and Emmanual Ndumanya. Denzel Johnson talks with his teammates about which of their native countries he should visit, and the pair puts Denzel's Instagram game on blast in this EYEBRONCO video.

July 1, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Photo Day with Jarvis Pugh and Jalen Richard
In the second of the men's basketball photo day videos, EYEBRONCO reporter and men's basketball player Denzel Johnson talks with teammates Jarvis Pugh and Jalen Richard. Check out what the guys had to say about their peers' outfits and Denzel himself when he puts them on the spot.

June 30, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Men's Basketball Photo Day with Andrew Papenfus and Brandon Clark
EYEBRONCO is set to release the final slate of photo day videos this week, with four editions coming from the Santa Clara men's basketball team. The first one features interviews with Andrew Papenfus and Brandon Clark, take a look to see what the guys think about their opportunity to model.

June 23, 2014
Denzel Johnson Discusses Working at Bronco Summer Camp
Denzel Johnson (DJ) talks to Santa Clara University (SCU) about his experience working for Bronco summer camp. As a rising senior, Johnson is able to give us a unique perspective of a basketball players’ life during the off season.

June 23, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Women's Soccer Celebrity Golf Fundraiser - World Cup Edition
Santa Clara University Athletics hosted the first annual SCU Celebrity Golf Tournament – with more than 25 sports celebrities — benefitting the Bronco Bench Foundation and the Bronco women's soccer program on Mon., June 23 at the Sharon Heights Golf and Country Club in Menlo Park. Sports celebrities included former Super Bowl Champion players, a World Series Champion Manager, a Super Bowl referee, a Heisman Trophy Winner, World Cup Champions, Olympic Gold Medalists, MLB All-Stars, the current head coaches of the MLS Earthquakes and NHL Sharks -- the list goes on and on! In his first day as an EYEBRONCO reporter, men's basketball senior Yannick Atanga caught up with a number of the celebrities to talk World Cup soccer!

June 18, 2014
EYEBRONCO: 2014-15 Men's Basketball Freshmen Move in to Dorms
Incoming freshmen and future Santa Clara men's basketball players Matt Hubbard, Evan Wardlow, Kai Healy and Stephen Edwards moved in to their summer homes in Graham Hall Wednesday at Santa Clara. Take a look at what the guys brought along and their thoughts on getting to the Mission campus in this EYEBRONCO video.

June 16, 2014
EYEBRONCO: SCU WCC Freshmen of the Year Photo Day
Continuing with the photo day series, EYEBRONCO highlights Santa Clara's West Coast Conference freshmen of the year to go along with the feature article of the most recent Bronco Sports Magazine. Bronco basketball player Jared Brownridge chats with reporter Denzel Johnson about home cooking, summer plans, and Instagram. Golfers Tyler Kertson and Annie Freman chat with reporter David Gentile about some of the gear they brought along for the shoot.

June 14, 2014
Congrats to the Santa Clara University Graduates!
Congratulations to all the Bronco student-athletes graduating today and all the Santa Clara University graduates as well! Good luck today and in all you do in the future!

June 13, 2014
EYEBRONCO: Seniors Show off Graduation Cap Designs
Several Santa Clara seniors stopped by the Leavey Center to snap some photos for media relations in their graduation attire Friday afternoon. EYEBRONCO caught up with the student-athletes to talk about their cap designs (or lack thereof). Check out the creativity in this video!