Men's Basketball to Play LMU/San Diego in WCC Tournament Saturday

March 1, 2009

The pairings have been announced for the WCC Basketball Tournament at Orleans Arena March 6-9 in Las Vegas.

With a first round bye, Santa Clara will play the winner of the LMU/San Diego game on Sat., March 7 at 6 pm. The winner will advance to play Gonzaga at 6:30 pm on Sun., March 8 on ESPN2.

Santa Clara finished the regular season at 15-16 and 7-7 in the WCC, which was good enough for fourth.

The WCC All-Conference teams, awards and honors will be announced Mon., March 2 in a 1 pm teleconference with the media. Check back at for all the details.

WCC Tournamnet (Las Vegas, March 6-9)

March 6:

6 p.m., #5 San Diego vs. #8 LMU

8:30 p.m., #6 Pepperdine vs. #7 San Francisco

March 7:

6 p.m., #4 Santa Clara vs. San Diego or LMU

8:30 p.m., #3 Portland vs. Pepperdine or San Francisco

March 8:

6:30 p.m., #1 Gonzaga vs. TBA, ESPN2; 9 p.m.,

#2 St. Mary's vs. TBA, ESPN2

March 9:

6 p.m., Championship game, ESPN