2022 WCC Basketball Media Day Introduced By The Southern Nevada Toyota Sellers

October 1, 2022

SAN MATEO, Calif. – The West Coast Convention is happy to return to the Orleans Area for the 2022 WCC Males’s and Ladies’s Basketball Media Days introduced by the Southern Nevada Toyota Sellers on Oct. 5 and 6. Ladies’s Basketball Media Day will probably be held on Wednesday, Oct. 5, and Males’s Basketball Media Day will probably be held on Thursday, Oct. 6. Each days will run from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. PT. 

Followers can tune in and watch reside on the WCC Community all through every day and comply with by way of social media @WCChoops on Twitter and Instagram. Ann Schatz and Jennifer Mountain will host the Ladies’s Basketball Media Day reside present, whereas Sean Farnham and Man Haberman will host the Males’s Basketball Media Day reside present. Click on right here to view the ladies’s basketball reside present, and click on right here to view the lads’s basketball reside present. 

The WCC is coming off one of the vital profitable males’s basketball seasons within the historical past of the Convention in 2021-22 that featured three groups within the NCAA Match, which tied a convention greatest. No. 1 seed Gonzaga superior to the Spherical of 16, whereas Saint Mary’s superior to the second spherical and San Francisco competed within the NCAA match for the primary time since 1998. Six WCC groups in whole competed in postseason play. As well as, the three NCAA Match bids in 2021-22 made the WCC a multi-bid convention in eight of the final 10 NCAA Tournaments in years by which the match was performed (no match in 2020 as a result of Covid-19 pandemic).

A number of standouts from final season return in 2022-23, led Gonzaga’s Drew Timme, the 2022 WCC Participant of the 12 months and consensus All-American. Timme leads a veteran Bulldog roster that’s ranked No. 1 within the nation in a number of preseason polls.

A robust WCC girls’s basketball season in 2021-22 featured six groups in postseason play, together with regular-season champion BYU and College Credit score Union WCC Match Champion Gonzaga within the NCAA Match. The Cougars reached a program-best No. 15 Related Press rating final season. The Zags defeated Nebraska within the first spherical of the NCAA Match earlier than falling to host and Closing 4 participant Louisville. San Diego, Portland and San Francisco competed within the WNIT, whereas Saint Mary’s gained the WBI Match. 

The WCC is internet hosting in-person males’s and girls’s basketball media days for the primary time since 2019, with the Orleans Area serving as host for the occasion. In September, the WCC and Boyd Gaming introduced a contract extension that can hold the College Credit score Union WCC Males’s and Ladies’s Basketball Match at The Orleans Area by way of 2025, persevering with a relationship that started in 2009.

 

Under is the schedule of visitors for the reside present every day. 

2022 WCC Ladies’s Basketball Media Day Reside Present Schedule – Wednesday, Oct. 5

11:35 a.m. – Portland (Michael Meek, Haylee Andrews, Alex Fowler)

Midday – Gonzaga (Lisa Fortier, Kayleigh Truong, Kaylynne Truong)

12:25 p.m. – Pacific (Bradley Davis, Anaya James, Elizabeth Elliott)

12:50 p.m. – San Diego (Cindy Fisher, Kiera Oakry, Erica Martinsen)

1:15 p.m. – BYU (Amber Whiting, Lauren Gustin, Nani Falatea)

1:40 p.m. – Pepperdine (Kristen Dowling, Ally Stedman, Jane Nwabi)

2:05 p.m. – Saint Mary’s (Paul Thomas, Ali Bamberger, Taycee Wedin)

2:30 p.m. – San Francisco (Molly Goodenbour, Jessica McDowell-White, Ioanna Krimili)

2:55 p.m. – LMU (Aarika Hughes, Nicole Rodriguez, Amaya Oliver)

3:20 p.m. – Santa Clara (Invoice Carr, Ashlee Maldonado, Alexis Pritchard)

2022 WCC Males’s Basketball Media Day Reside Present Schedule – Thursday, Oct. 6

11:35 a.m. – Portland (Shantay Legans, Tyler Robertson, Mark Meadows)

Midday – Gonzaga (Mark Few, Drew Timme, Julian Strawther)

12:25 p.m. – Pacific (Leonard Perry, Lukas Avdalovic, Gregory Outlaw)

12:50 p.m. – San Diego (Steve Lavin, Jaiden Delaire, Eric Williams)

1:15 p.m. – BYU (Mark Pope, Fousseyni Traore, Gideon George)

1:40 p.m. – Pepperdine (Lorenzo Romar, Houston Mallette, Jan Zidek)

2:05 p.m. – Saint Mary’s (Randy Bennett, Alex Ducas, Logan Johnson)

2:30 p.m. – San Francisco (Chris Gerlufsen, Khalil Shabazz, Tyrell Roberts)

2:55 p.m. – LMU (Stan Johnson, Keli Leaupepe, Cam Shelton)

3:20 p.m. – Santa Clara (Herb Sendek, Keshawn Justice, Jaden Bediako)

Concerning the West Coast Convention

The West Coast Convention was fashioned in 1952 and has developed and grown to turn into a nationally acknowledged and aggressive pressure in Division I intercollegiate athletics, with 15 conference-sponsored sports activities: baseball, males’s and girls’s basketball, girls’s seaside volleyball, males’s and girls’s cross nation, males’s and girls’s golf, girls’s rowing, males’s and girls’s soccer, softball, males’s and girls’s tennis and girls’s volleyball. The WCC additionally just lately introduced that males’s water polo will turn into a conference-sponsored sport starting in 2023-24. The WCC is characterised by the steadiness of its membership and its distinctive emphasis on combining excellence in athletics with excellence in lecturers. For extra data, go to WCCsports.com or comply with the West Coast Convention on Twitter @WCCsports.

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