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  1. Gonzaga upset by San Diego, first West Coast Conference losing streak since 2011

    Feb 23, 2014, 11:38 AM EDT

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    In a three-day span, No. 25 Gonzaga dropped back-to-back road games, the first time the Zags have lost consecutive West Coast Conference games since January 2011. BYU avenged a loss to the Bulldogs on Thursday night. On Saturday night, San Diego held on to a 69-66 upset win, the first time the Toreros had defeated the…

  2. Conference Catchups: WCC’s lack of marquee wins makes league play even more important

    Dec 30, 2013, 2:52 PM EDT

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    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Anthony Ireland, Loyola Marymount…

  3. Victory at San Diego serves as a reminder that UCSB’s no one-man outfit

    Dec 15, 2013, 8:05 PM EDT

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    Through five games UCSB power forward Alan Williams was near unstoppable, posting averages of 26.8 points, 11.0 rebounds and 2.6 blocked shots per game for a team that blew out UNLV in Las Vegas last month. Entering Sunday’s game against San Diego, the Gauchos were looking to build on the momentum gained from their home…

  4. UC Santa Barbara, Alan Williams beat California

    Dec 7, 2013, 12:17 AM EDT

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    Credit Mike Montgomery and Cal for heading to southern California to play at UC Santa Barbara. It’s not too often that a program from a BCS conference travels to play at the gym of a mid-major team, but the Golden Bears did that tonight. Montgomery probably regrets it as Cal lost to UCSB, 72-65. While…

  5. Don’t forget Cameron Bairstow when discussing New Mexico’s Mountain West title hopes

    Nov 30, 2013, 5:20 PM EDT

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    New Mexico was the preseason pick to win the Mountain West due in large part to the fact that they return four starters from the team that won the conference’s regular season and tournament titles last season. And two of those four starters are candidates for Mountain West Player of the Year, with point guard…

  6. Defense, rebounding the keys as San Diego looks to climb the WCC mountain

    Oct 28, 2013, 5:00 PM EDT

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    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. Being in a conference that many tend to associate with a couple powerful programs can be a bit of a double-edged sword for the other members. On one hand, the national attention…

  7. 2013-2014 WCC Preview: Can anyone challenge Gonzaga?

    Oct 28, 2013, 11:00 AM EDT

    Wichita State v Gonzaga

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of the Conference Previews we’ve published, click here. For a schedule of…

  8. NBCSports.com’s 2013-2014 Mid-Major All-Americans

    Oct 10, 2013, 6:00 PM EDT

    Elfrid Payton (AP photo)

    All month long, CBT will be rolling out our 2013-2014 season preview. Check back throughout the day, as we’ll be posting three or four preview items every day. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To see the rest of our preview lists,click here. For a schedule of our previews for the…

  9. Last defendant in San Diego game-fixing scandal sentenced

    Apr 19, 2013, 12:18 PM EDT

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    The final defendant in the game-fixing scandal that included former San Diego point guard Brandon Johnson, bookmaker Richard Garmo, was sentenced to two years in prison and three years of probation on Thursday. Garmo was one of three “primary” defendants in the case, with fellow primary defendants Steve Goria and Paul Thweni receiving 30-month sentences.…

  10. T.J. Brown, former San Diego assistant, sentenced for role in game-fixing scandal

    Apr 4, 2013, 7:36 PM EDT

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    T.J. Brown, a former assistant coach at San Diego who acted as a middleman in a game-fixing scandal that included former USD point guard Brandon Johnson, was sentenced to 12 months in prison Thursday afternoon. Brown’s lawyers argued that their client should only receive probation while federal prosecutors wanted him to serve 30 months behind…

  11. Indicted Torero said he never threw a game

    Apr 28, 2012, 7:57 PM EDT

    WCC Basketball Tournament - Second Round Pepperdine v San Diego

    Remember in the movie Eight Men Out, when the kid comes up to Shoeless Joe Jackson and says the famous line “Say it ain’t so, Joe?” and then John Cusack kind of looks all constipated and we all feel bad? Yeah, this story is also about fixing games, but it doesn’t play out like that.…

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