Frankie Ferrari

University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari takes the ball up the court against Portland in a game on Jan. 24, 2019, at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco, Calif. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF men’s basketball closes regular season on three-game losing streak

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — The energetic and dynamic University of San Francisco…

 

University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari drives by Santa Clara's Guglielmo Caruso on Feb. 9, 2019, in a game at War Memorial Gym in the Sobrato Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons Men’s Basketball: Turnovers and Vrankic combine to all but end San Francisco’s at-large hopes

SANTA CLARA — After a missed Tahj Eaddy free throw with 21.7 seconds…

 

University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend slams home a dunk in the first half of the Dons' 83-61 win over Portland on Jan. 24, 2019. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons basketball survives overtime scare from last-place Portland

The San Francisco Dons have been mired in a bumpy stretch as…

 

University of San Francisco wing Jordan Ratinho (25) dribbles against St. Mary's point guard Jordan Ford on Jan. 3, 2019, at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF rallies from down 12 to outlast Pepperdine as Ratinho scores career-high 29

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — A career-high 29 points from Jordan Ratinho and…

University of San Francisco wing Jordan Ratinho (25) dribbles against St. Mary's point guard Jordan Ford on Jan. 3, 2019, at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco forward Nate Renfro drives against Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke on Jan. 12, 2019 at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons basketball blown out by Gonzaga in Spokane

After a 96-83 loss to Gonzaga — a game that was tied…

University of San Francisco forward Nate Renfro drives against Gonzaga forward Brandon Clarke on Jan. 12, 2019 at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center. (Chris Victorio / Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Dons guard Charles Minlend shoots a 3-point shot against the University of Northern Arizona on Dec. 19, 2018, at War Memorial Gym. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons men’s basketball escapes with win at Pepperdine thanks to Frankie Ferrari three

Frankie Ferrari. CLUTCH.@USFDonsMBB beats Pepperdine 72-69!#changemakers | #USFDons pic.twitter.com/BjrgbBnuj1 — Stadium (@WatchStadium)…

San Francisco Dons guard Charles Minlend shoots a 3-point shot against the University of Northern Arizona on Dec. 19, 2018, at War Memorial Gym. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend (14) goes up for a layup in the first half of a game against Northern Arizona on Dec. 19, 2018, at War Memorial Gymnasium in the Sobrato Center in San Francisco, Calif. Minlend finished with 18 points. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Charles Minlend helps lift USF over NAU on off shooting night for Dons

.@USFDonsMBB HC Kyle Smith talks win over NAU pic.twitter.com/5Ta6mRADKa — Ryan Gorcey…

University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend (14) goes up for a layup in the first half of a game against Northern Arizona on Dec. 19, 2018, at War Memorial Gymnasium in the Sobrato Center in San Francisco, Calif. Minlend finished with 18 points. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari barks orders to the Dons during the second half of a game against Eastern Washington on Dec. 13, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Frankie Ferrari scores a game-high 15 as San Francisco continues historic start

It's been 20 years since the University of San Francisco last made…

University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari barks orders to the Dons during the second half of a game against Eastern Washington on Dec. 13, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Charles Minlend (14) of the University of San Francisco drives the lane against Cal on Dec. 5, 2018, at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. (Chris Victorio - Special to S.F. Examiner)

Charles Minlend, San Francisco blast Cal 79-60 at Haas Pavilion

BERKELEY -- San Francisco guard Charles Minlend Jr. ducked under the basket…

Charles Minlend (14) of the University of San Francisco drives the lane against Cal on Dec. 5, 2018, at Haas Pavilion in Berkeley, Calif. (Chris Victorio - Special to S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco's Jimbo Lull with Stephen F. Austin's Karl Nicholas during Friday afternoons game in the Goliath bracket of the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic at the SSE Arena, Belfast. (Photo by William Cherry/Presseye)

USF Dons basketball remains undefeated, set to square off with Buffalo in Ireland

As the University of San Francisco dons huddled in the North Texas…

San Francisco's Jimbo Lull with Stephen F. Austin's Karl Nicholas during Friday afternoons game in the Goliath bracket of the Basketball Hall of Fame Belfast Classic at the SSE Arena, Belfast. (Photo by William Cherry/Presseye)
University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari dribbles the ball up court against Harvard on Nov. 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons men’s basketball escapes Harvard thanks to Ferrari freebies

With 15 seconds left against visiting Harvard, San Francisco point guard Frankie…

University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari dribbles the ball up court against Harvard on Nov. 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend runs up the court during a 93-50 win against Maine on Nov. 10, 2018 at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

Charles Minlend sets new career high in first game at War Memorial Gym in 21 months

With 11 minutes left in the first half on Saturday against Maine,…

University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend runs up the court during a 93-50 win against Maine on Nov. 10, 2018 at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Jordan Ratinho. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

What you need to know after USF advances to the semifinals of the CBI

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — Seemingly headed for a resounding win over Utah…

Jordan Ratinho. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
Frankie Ferrari has claimed the role of lead guard in USF’s offense after leaving the program and returning after a coaching change. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

From Uber driver to Dons’ star: Frankie Ferrari’s crazy ride to USF and back again

About a year-and-a-half ago, Frankie Ferrari wasn’t the on-court general of the…

Frankie Ferrari has claimed the role of lead guard in USF’s offense after leaving the program and returning after a coaching change. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
Frankie Ferrari has settled into a regular role for University of San Francisco in his redshirt junior season. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

What you need to know from the University of San Francisco’s 4th win in 5 games

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — A couple of days after shocking Saint Mary’s,…

Frankie Ferrari has settled into a regular role for University of San Francisco in his redshirt junior season. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
The University of San Francisco men's basketball team celebrates beating Saint Mary's on Thursday. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

What you need to know: University of San Francisco’s shocking upset of Saint Mary’s

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — The University of San Francisco delivered the most…

The University of San Francisco men's basketball team celebrates beating Saint Mary's on Thursday. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
Jordan Ratinho scored the Dons' first basket on Monday and it all went downhill from there for USF. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

What you need to know from USF’s lopsided loss to Saint Mary’s

MORAGA — For the second time in as many games, the University…

Jordan Ratinho scored the Dons' first basket on Monday and it all went downhill from there for USF. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
Frankie Ferrari has settled into a regular role for University of San Francisco in his redshirt junior season. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

After rough start, USF aims to find stability, postseason berth

As the University of San Francisco embarks on the second half of…

Frankie Ferrari has settled into a regular role for University of San Francisco in his redshirt junior season. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
Taavi Jurkatamm drives to the basket Thursday. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

What you need to know from USF’s narrow win over Pacific

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — Thanks to an electric first half from the…

Taavi Jurkatamm drives to the basket Thursday. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
Kyle Smith. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

What you need to know about USF’s failed rally against Santa Clara

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — After an unsightly first half, the University of…

Kyle Smith. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)