men's basketball

Paul Trevor is leaving San Francisco State for a conference rival in search of a more affordable place to live. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

SFSU loses hoops coach to housing crisis

It is not an overstatement to say Paul Trevor is the best head…

 

San Francisco Dons guard Ronnie Boyce (3), seen here on December 6, 2016, played his last game as a member of the Dons on Wednesday. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

USF basketball’s season ended by Rice in first round of CBI

University of San Francisco’s men’s basketball team lost its first game of…

 

USF stumbles against BYU

The 2017 University of San Francisco men’s basketball home finale was one…

 

Kyle Smith chose to leave Columbia for the head coaching opportunity at the University of San Francisco. (Orlin Wagner/AP)

USF hires Columbia’s head coach

NEW YORK — Leaving Columbia wasn’t an easy choice for Kyle Smith.…

Kyle Smith chose to leave Columbia for the head coaching opportunity at the University of San Francisco. (Orlin Wagner/AP)

Popularity of brackets soars past interest in games themselves

As the hours tick down to the start of the NCAA Tournament,…

Forward Jaylen Brown, left, center Kameron Rooks, center, and guard Jordan Mathews go up for a rebound against Utah during the semifinals of the Pac-12 men's tournament Friday. (John Locher/AP)

Cal fumbles lead, loses to Utah in conference tournament

LAS VEGAS — Jakob Poeltl scored 29 points and Lorenzo Bonam dribbled…

Forward Jaylen Brown, left, center Kameron Rooks, center, and guard Jordan Mathews go up for a rebound against Utah during the semifinals of the Pac-12 men's tournament Friday. (John Locher/AP)
Arizona forward Ryan Anderson (12) and Gabe York celebrate after defeating Stanford 94-62. (Rick Scuteri/AP)

Arizona guard buries Stanford with nine 3s

TUCSON, Ariz. — With one swish through the net after another, Gabe…

Arizona forward Ryan Anderson (12) and Gabe York celebrate after defeating Stanford 94-62. (Rick Scuteri/AP)
Stanford's Christian Sanders was suspended indefinitely on Thursday. (Young Kwak/AP)

Stanford suspends starting point guard indefinitely

STANFORD — Stanford point guard Christian Sanders has been suspended indefinitely for…

Stanford's Christian Sanders was suspended indefinitely on Thursday. (Young Kwak/AP)
California's Jordan Mathews (24) celebrates a score against Southern California in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Berkeley, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)

Cal hoping the month of March is as kind as February

BERKELEY — After entering February with their postseason hopes in peril, the…

California's Jordan Mathews (24) celebrates a score against Southern California in the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Sunday, Feb. 28, 2016, in Berkeley, Calif. (Ben Margot/AP)
Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) shoots against UCLA during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. Stanford won 79-70. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

UCLA swept during Bay Area trip

STANFORD — Michael Humphrey shoots pre-game free throws to get his shot…

Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) shoots against UCLA during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016, in Stanford, Calif. Stanford won 79-70. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
Washington guard Dejounte Murray is all alone for a dunk against Stanford during the second half of their game on Saturday. Murray had 25 points to lead Washington to a 64-53 win over Stanford. (Ted S. Warren/AP)

Stanford can’t contain UW freshman, loses 64-53

SEATTLE — Dejounte Murray carried Washington with 25 points, Marquese Chriss added…

Washington guard Dejounte Murray is all alone for a dunk against Stanford during the second half of their game on Saturday. Murray had 25 points to lead Washington to a 64-53 win over Stanford. (Ted S. Warren/AP)
Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) and Utah forward Jordan Loveridge (21) battle for position under the boards during the second half of their game Saturday.  (Rick Bowmer/AP)

Stanford stumbles against Utah, loses by 22

SALT LAKE CITY — Utah was on the verge of disaster after…

Stanford forward Rosco Allen (25) and Utah forward Jordan Loveridge (21) battle for position under the boards during the second half of their game Saturday.  (Rick Bowmer/AP)
California guard Jabari Bird (23) shoots as Utah forwards Jakob Poeltl (42) and Chris Reyes (20) defend during the first half of their game on Wednesday. (Kim Raff/AP)

Cal follows big win with loss to Utah

SALT LAKE CITY — Jakob Poeltl had 21 points and nine rebounds…

California guard Jabari Bird (23) shoots as Utah forwards Jakob Poeltl (42) and Chris Reyes (20) defend during the first half of their game on Wednesday. (Kim Raff/AP)
Stanford forward Rosco Allen, left, fights for control of a loose ball with Colorado forward Tre'Shaun Fletcher during the second half of their game on Wednesday. (David Zalubowski/AP)

Colorado beats Stanford 91-75

BOULDER, Colo. — Colorado big man and leading scorer Josh Scott was…

Stanford forward Rosco Allen, left, fights for control of a loose ball with Colorado forward Tre'Shaun Fletcher during the second half of their game on Wednesday. (David Zalubowski/AP)
California's Jordan Mathews celebrates the 74-73 defeat of Arizona on Saturday. (Ben Margot/AP)

Cal finally makes statement behind Jordan Matthews’ 28

BERKELEY — Cal was desperate for a signature victory that could set…

California's Jordan Mathews celebrates the 74-73 defeat of Arizona on Saturday. (Ben Margot/AP)
Arizona guard Gabe York (1) during his game against Stanford  on Thursday. Arizona won 71-57. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)

York’s 3-pointer carries Arizona stops Stanford

Gabe York made a long 3-pointer with 8:24 left on the way to 19…

Arizona guard Gabe York (1) during his game against Stanford  on Thursday. Arizona won 71-57. (Marcio Jose Sanchez/AP)
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Stanford men falter against DePaul

ROSEMONT, Ill. -- Myke Henry scored 16 of his 29 points in…

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Wallace helps Cal men stave off Fresno State

FRESNO -- Tyrone Wallace scored 14 of his 21 points in the…

Courtesy Ryan Leibrich/San Francisco State

San Francisco State men’s hoops regroups, but won’t back away from a challenge

Paul Trevor has always scheduled tough, so even as the San Francisco…

Courtesy Ryan Leibrich/San Francisco State

Mavericks sign G Josh Akognon for rest of season

The Dallas Mavericks have signed guard Josh Akognon for the rest of…