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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)
University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend (14) dives for a ball in the second half of a game against Portland on Jan. 24, 2019, at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center in San Francisco, Calif. Minlend scored 16 points on Jan. 26 against San Diego. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons basketball Tournament hopes damaged in road loss to San Diego

University of San Francisco head men's basketball coach Kyle Smith has talked…

University of San Francisco guard Charles Minlend (14) dives for a ball in the second half of a game against Portland on Jan. 24, 2019, at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center in San Francisco, Calif. Minlend scored 16 points on Jan. 26 against San Diego. (Ryan Gorcey / 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 forward Matt McCarthy goes up for a lay-up against Northern Arizona in a game on Dec. 19, 2018, at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons welcome Stanford for key showdown

Between a struggling Pac-12 and a surging West Coast Conference, the West…

University of San Francisco forward Matt McCarthy goes up for a lay-up against Northern Arizona in a game on Dec. 19, 2018, at War Memorial Gym at the Sobrato Center in San Francisco. (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 wing Jordan Ratinho handles the ball on the sideline in a game against Sonoma State on Nov. 12, 2018, at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Dons men’s basketball postpones clash with Arizona State

Friday's University of San Francisco men's basketball game against Arizona State, slated for…

University of San Francisco wing Jordan Ratinho handles the ball on the sideline in a game against Sonoma State on Nov. 12, 2018, at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco. (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)
Charles Minlend dribbles the ball during the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, Hawaii on Dec. 25, 2016, during the Championship Game of the Diamond Head Classic, USF MBB vs SDSU. (Courtesy / Chris M. Leung for USF Dons Athletics)

USF Dons check off all the boxes in season-opening victory

DAVIS, Calif. — An experienced and eager San Francisco Dons men's basketball…

Charles Minlend dribbles the ball during the Stan Sheriff Center in Honolulu, Hawaii on Dec. 25, 2016, during the Championship Game of the Diamond Head Classic, USF MBB vs SDSU. (Courtesy / Chris M. Leung for USF Dons Athletics)
Samanthan Jehnings dribbles the ball against the Montana Grizzlies in the Montana Cup on Aug. 19, 2018.

USF Dons midfielder Samantha Jehnings having career year after five knee surgeries

University of San Francisco head women's soccer coach Jim Millinder picked up…

Samanthan Jehnings dribbles the ball against the Montana Grizzlies in the Montana Cup on Aug. 19, 2018.
Nate Renfro dunks against Gonzaga in March of 2018.

USF Dons men’s basketball announces full schedule

With the release of the West Coast Conference schedule this morning, the…

Nate Renfro dunks against Gonzaga in March of 2018.
San Francisco Dons head coach Molly Goodenbour coaches in a game last season. (Christina Leung / Courtesy / USF Dons Athletics)

San Francisco Dons sign women’s basketball coach Molly Goodenbour to extension

The University of San Francisco has announced that women's basketball coach Molly…

San Francisco Dons head coach Molly Goodenbour coaches in a game last season. (Christina Leung / Courtesy / USF Dons Athletics)
The SF City team of the San Francisco Pro-Am huddles up during a game on the league's 2018 opening night. (Daniel Bernstein / S.F. Examiner)

San Francisco Pro-Am league opens 2018 slate with a special guest and a local talent hoping to hone his skills

KEZAR PAVILION — There was something distinctly San Francisco about Monday night…

The SF City team of the San Francisco Pro-Am huddles up during a game on the league's 2018 opening night. (Daniel Bernstein / S.F. Examiner)
Riley Ornido pitches at Dante Benedetti Diamond early this season. (Courtesy / USF Dons Baseball)

College Baseball: Playoff hopes dim for San Francisco as Dons drop two to BYU

The University of San Francisco baseball team's late-season slide continued this weekend,…

Riley Ornido pitches at Dante Benedetti Diamond early this season. (Courtesy / USF Dons Baseball)
The San Francisco Dons baseball team stands for the National Anthem in 2018 at Dante Benedetti Diamond. (Christina Leung for USF Athletics)

College Baseball: San Francisco Dons head to Pepperdine for pitching-heavy series

The USF baseball team is bound for Malibu, but relaxing on the…

The San Francisco Dons baseball team stands for the National Anthem in 2018 at Dante Benedetti Diamond. (Christina Leung for USF Athletics)
The USF men's basketball team will begin the College Basketball Invitational’s best-of-three championship series on Monday. (Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

Dons set to open College Basketball Invitational final at home

The San Francisco Dons are the last basketball team standing in the…

The USF men's basketball team will begin the College Basketball Invitational’s best-of-three championship series on Monday. (Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
Thomas Ponticelli has recorded nine strikeouts in Friday's game against Portland. (Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

USF baseball leads West Coast Conference

The slow starts that have plagued USF baseball over the past few…

Thomas Ponticelli has recorded nine strikeouts in Friday's game against Portland. (Christina Leung/USF Athletics)