Santa Clara Rumors & News

  • Herb Sendek to take over as Santa Clara coach

    ESPN "Santa Clara has hired former Arizona State coach Herb Sendek to a six-year deal, sources told ESPN's Jeff Goodman. Over a nine-year tenure with the Sun Devils, Sendek went 159-137, but was fired following the 2015 season." March 28

  • Three-plus months after undergoing brain surgery, Santa Clara senior forward makes season debut

    College Basketball Talk "After playing in 15 games during the 2013-14 season, Santa Clara senior forward Andrew Papenfus worked hard all offseason in hopes of getting an opportunity to help Kerry Keating’s Broncos in 2014-15. But after suffering a seizure while working a youth basketball camp in June, it was discovered..." February 02

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Santa Clara's Jared Brownridge named WCC Newcomer of the Year

    San Jose Mercury News "Santa Clara freshman guard Jared Brownridge and USF coach Rex Walters earned awards Monday as the West Coast Conference announced its postseason basketball honors. Brownridge, who averaged 18.4 points during WCC games and three times scored at least 30 points in a conference outing, was voted..." March 04

  • WCC tournament key to Bay Area teams' NCAA hopes

    San Jose Mercury News "USF, having posted its highest West Coast Conference victory total since 1977, can realistically aspire to its first NCAA tournament bid in 16 seasons when it treks to Las Vegas this week for the WCC tournament. For Santa Clara, the prospects are more daunting, and the wait has been two years..." March 04

  • Santa Clara at USD basketball preview

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Records: Santa Clara is 10-15, 3-9 WCC; USD is 13-12, 4-8. Series: Santa Clara leads 41-34. Santa Clara update: The Broncos have lost seven straight. … Jr. Brandon Clark (16.9 points) leads the team in scoring. … Jared Brownridge leads WCC freshmen in scoring (16.8). He scored 30 points in..." February 08

  • Gonzaga edges Santa Clara on Dower’s three-pointer with 1.9 seconds left

    Seattle Times "Sam Dower Jr. made a game-winning three-pointer with 1.9 seconds left and finished with 12 points as Gonzaga avoided its first loss at Santa Clara since 2001, with a 54-52 win on Wednesday night. Jared Brownridge’s half-court shot went off the side of the rim at the buzzer, and Santa Clara lost..." January 30