San Diego Rumors & News

  • San Diego hires Lamont Smith as coach

    Macon Telegraph "The University of San Diego has hired Lamont Smith as its new head men's basketball coach, the school announced Tuesday evening. Smith, 39, spent the past two years as the associate head coach at New Mexico under Craig Neal. He was a member of the San Diego basketball team from 1994-99,..." April 01

  • Bill Grier fired as USD basketball coach

    San Diego Union-Tribune "Bill Grier has been fired as head men's basketball coach at the University of San Diego. The move is not a surprise. Grier has been on the hotseat at USD since the Toreros finished this past season 15-16, including 8-10 in the West Coast Conference. In eight seasons at USD Grier was 117-144...." March 17

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "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

  • 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

  • Does anyone care to change USD hoops' fortunes?

    San Diego Union-Tribune "The announcement Saturday afternoon requesting we stand for the national anthem echoed off the hardwood and floor and bounced off the walls of beautiful and half-empty Jenny Craig Pavilion. It had been so quiet in the little arena atop the hill, I thought the announcer was making a mistake,..." March 04

  • Gonzaga men lose their 2nd straight game, 69-66 to San Diego

    Seattle Times "The 25th-ranked Gonzaga men’s team could have won the West Coast Conference regular-season title outright with a victory Saturday night at San Diego. But the Toreros, coached by former Zags assistant Bill Grier, beat Gonzaga 69-66. It was the second consecutive loss for the Zags (23-6..." February 23

  • 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

  • Dee named WCC player of week

    San Diego Union-Tribune "USD’s Johnny Dee was named the West Conference Player of the Week today. The junior out of Rancho Buena Vista High averaged 23.5 points, 3 rebounds and 2.5 steals in games against Gonzaga and Portland. Dee shot 75 percent from the field (15 of 20), hit all seven of his 3s and was 10 for 10 from..." January 28

  • Gonzaga pulls out victory over San Diego

    Seattle Times "Sam Dower Jr. scored 18 points and Kevin Pangos made the game’s final shot, as Gonzaga narrowly beat San Diego for the 11th straight time, 59-56, on Thursday night. Pangos finished with 11 points for Gonzaga (17-3, 7-1 West Coast Conference) and Przemek Karnowski added 12 points, eight coming..." January 24

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