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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)
San Francisco guard Frankie Ferrari drives towards the basket in the first half of the Dons' 68-54 win over Cal State Fullerton on Dec. 16, 2018 at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons move to 10-1 with 3-point barrage against Fullerton

Kyle Smith on the #USFDons win pic.twitter.com/tOl4OAn65f— Ryan Gorcey (@RyanGorcey) December 16,…

San Francisco guard Frankie Ferrari drives towards the basket in the first half of the Dons' 68-54 win over Cal State Fullerton on Dec. 16, 2018 at War Memorial Gym in San Francisco. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco Dons guard Charles Minlend Jr. warms up before a game against Harvard on Nov. 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

University of San Francisco Dons guard Charles Minlend has come out of his shell

When his father became one of the more popular players for KCC…

San Francisco Dons guard Charles Minlend Jr. warms up before a game against Harvard on Nov. 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / 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 takes the ball up the court against Harvard on Nov. 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Dons men’s basketball explores City’s roots, crosses the pond for trip to Ireland

As soon as the flight crew informed passengers it was safe to…

University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari takes the ball up the court against Harvard on Nov. 21, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
San Francisco State guard Isabella Lamonea shoots a 3-pointer. (San Francisco State Athletics)

College Roundup: SF State’s Lamonea rains threes, Dons head to Ireland

San Francisco State’s Lamonea drops 19 points in historic win (WBB): Six…

San Francisco State guard Isabella Lamonea shoots a 3-pointer. (San Francisco State Athletics)
Freshman Julia Nielacna of the University of San Francisco (32) spins inside against Alicia Roufosse of Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo on Nov. 18, 2018, at Cal State Monterey Bay. The Dons won 65-62. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

USF Basketball: Dons women edge Cal Poly under clear skies in Seaside at Cal State Monterey Bay

 SEASIDE, Calif. -- University of San Francisco freshman Julia Nielacna scored just…

Freshman Julia Nielacna of the University of San Francisco (32) spins inside against Alicia Roufosse of Cal Poly-San Luis Obispo on Nov. 18, 2018, at Cal State Monterey Bay. The Dons won 65-62. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)
Frankie Ferrari (left) and Jamaree Bouyea (1) high five University of San Francisco head men's basketball coach Kyle Smith on their way off the court during the first half of a game on Nov. 12, 2018, against Sonoma State at War Memorial Gym. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

University of San Francisco Dons men’s and women’s basketball Sunday games moved to Monterey

With the air quality index in theSan Francisco Bay Area continuing to…

Frankie Ferrari (left) and Jamaree Bouyea (1) high five University of San Francisco head men's basketball coach Kyle Smith on their way off the court during the first half of a game on Nov. 12, 2018, against Sonoma State at War Memorial Gym. (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 point guard Frankie Ferrari guards a Sonoma State player in a game at War Memorial Gym on Nov. 12, 2018. (Ryan Gorcey / S.F. Examiner)

College Notebook: USF Dons hoops set to host Arizona State at 6 p.m. on Friday

USF Dons MBB: The Dons welcome Arizona State (3-0) to War Memorial…

University of San Francisco point guard Frankie Ferrari guards a Sonoma State player in a game at War Memorial Gym on Nov. 12, 2018. (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)
Sophomore goalkeeper Nicki Rucki saves a shot against Cal State San Bernardino on Sept. 21, 2018, in one of her four straight shutouts earlier this season. (Courtesy / S.F. State)

SF College Notebook: Nicki Rucki saves the season for SF State, as CCAA first-round game goes to PKs

SF State Women's soccer advances: After having already made 10 saves over…

Sophomore goalkeeper Nicki Rucki saves a shot against Cal State San Bernardino on Sept. 21, 2018, in one of her four straight shutouts earlier this season. (Courtesy / S.F. State)