SANTA CLARA, Calif. – Santa Clara men's basketball will have plenty of home cooking during the nonconference portion of the 2019-20 schedule.
The Broncos, led by fourth-year head coach Herb Sendek, will play 13 of their 15 nonconference games in the friendly confines of Leavey Center highlighted by the Cable Car Classic in November.
In addition, three Pac-12 Conference games are on the schedule, including home tilts against Washington State (Nov. 12) and California (Dec. 7). Santa Clara plays at Stanford on Nov. 16
The Broncos open the season at home against UC Santa Cruz on Nov. 5.
The three-day Cable Car Classic features Denver, Southeast Missouri and Cal State Fullerton. Each team will play three times with two games scheduled for Nov. 27, Nov. 29 and Nov. 30.
The Broncos close the nonconference slate with a home matchup against Alcorn State (Dec. 29).
Later this summer, the 16-game West Coast Conference schedule, along with nonconference game times, will be announced. League matchups for 2019-20 were announced in May.
The season-ticket renewal process begins on Friday, July 6, and continues through Friday, Sept. 5. Deposits ($50 per seat) will be accepted for new accounts. For questions, contact the Santa Clara Athletics ticket office at (408) 554-4660 or BroncoTickets@scu.edu.
NONCONFERENCE SCHEDULE NOTES
• Santa Clara will play host to two Pac-12 teams for the first time in 26 years and it will only be the second occurrence in the last 36 seasons. The Broncos played Stanford and Arizona in then Toso Pavilion during the 1993-94 season and 10 years earlier entertained USC and Cal at home.
• Four teams – Washington State, Idaho State, San José State, Cal – were on the 2018-19 Santa Clara schedule. Santa Clara and San José State have met 36 of the last 37 years, including a stretch of 24 straight seasons.
• Southeast Missouri is the only opponent that has never faced Santa Clara.