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  1. BYU heads into second WCC season with 'sense of urgency' - men's ...

    Andy Katz

    BYU's decision to leave the Mountain West Conference, go independent in football, and join the West Coast Conference in all other sports for the 2011-12 season was supposed to hurt the Cougars' basketball program because it would effectively end BYU'...

    Blog | Conversation | September 25, 2012
  2. 3-point shot: WCC changes tournament

    Andy Katz

    1. The West Coast Conference decided to change its men's basketball tournament format when it adds Pacific in 2013-14 and becomes a 10-team league. The WCC will go to a traditional 10-team tournament with the No. 7 seed vs. No. 10 and No. 8 vs. No. 9...

    Blog | June 15, 2012
  3. Andy Katz's Daily Word: A primer for the West Coast Conference se...

    Andy Katz

    The West Coast Conference season officially started with Gonzaga's blowout win over Portland on Wednesday night. But the race to the top truly begins with Thursday's opener between BYU and Saint Mary's at McKeon Pavilion in Moraga, Calif. Here's a lo...

    Blog | Conversation | December 29, 2011
  4. WCC should be fun at the top with BYU addition - college basketba...

    Andy Katz

    During the conference alignment feeding frenzy, one of the best moves was made by a league that doesn't play in the Football Bowl Subdivision. And one team may benefit more than most. The West Coast Conference's quick decision to offer a soft landi...

    Blog | Conversation | November 04, 2011
  5. Air Force Falcons would be a good fit in the West Coast Conferenc...

    Andy Katz

    Air Force was picked Wednesday to finish fifth in the eight-team Mountain West Conference, a league that has a chance to put two teams in the top 25 at some point in the season. The Falcons won six conference games a year ago, the same amount as n...

    Blog | Conversation | October 13, 2011
  6. LMU on the rise, but schedule doesn't help

    Andy Katz

    Loyola Marymount is the trendy pick to challenge Gonzaga in the West Coast Conference, even receiving one first-place vote in the preseason coaches poll. But the Lions are not yet in a position to realistically make a run at the WCC title as the s...

    Blog | November 04, 2010
  7. Andy Katz's Daily Word: BYU's move a boon to the West Coast Confe...

    Andy Katz

    When this summer of realignment began, who could've ever imagined the West Coast Conference would end up being one of the biggest winners? Think about it. How often does a conference get to add the best program (BYU) from another conference (Moun...

    Blog | Conversation | September 01, 2010
  8. BYU to leave Mountain West Conference, join West Coast Conference...

    Andy Katz

    BYU will leave the Mountain West Conference for the 2011-12 season, go independent in football and join the WCC in all other sports, notably men's basketball, multiple sources with direct knowledge of the situation told

    Story | Conversation | August 31, 2010
  9. Moving to the West Coast Conference would make sense for BYU bask...

    Andy Katz

    BYU continues to spend the final days before a Wednesday deadline trying to figure out whether it wants to take the bold step and become a football independent in 2011 or, perhaps, put the decision off until the 2012 season. There has been immense s...

    Blog | Conversation | August 30, 2010
  10. WCC player of the year's pro career in jeopardy

    Andy Katz

    Ronny Turiaf, the West Coast Conference player of the year at Gonzaga and a second-round pick of the Los Angeles Lakers, has an enlarged heart and will need open-heart surgery.

    Story | Conversation | July 21, 2005
  11. Saint Mary's steps into the limelight

    Andy Katz

    Saint Mary's beat Cal to get to MSG. The shelf life for this trip should last the whole season.

    Story | Conversation | November 14, 2004
  12. Zags forced to focus on WCC not NCAA

    Andy Katz

    It may be a lock to reach the NCAAs, but Gonzaga isn't a lock to win the WCC title.

    Story | Conversation | February 12, 2002