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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 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…

 

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 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)
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 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)
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)
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)
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)
ARTU's Anahi Servin is awarded the Dixie State Invitational title. (Courtesy ARTU Athletics)

College Roundup: ARTU’s Anahi Servin wins second weekly award, SF State men’s soccer tops No. 9 UCSD

ARTU Women's Golf: Anahi Servin earns second PacWest weekly award after Dixie…

ARTU's Anahi Servin is awarded the Dixie State Invitational title. (Courtesy ARTU Athletics)
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.
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)
University of San Francisco head coach Kyle Smith led his team to 20 wins in his first season in charge. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

Dons new boss aces debut season, but bigger test awaits

When Kyle Smith was still the head coach at Columbia last March,…

University of San Francisco head coach Kyle Smith led his team to 20 wins in his first season in charge. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
University of San Francisco head coach Kyle Smith led his team to 20 wins in his first season in charge. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)

New USF coach’s vision comes into focus

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — Back in October, as Kyle Smith prepared to…

University of San Francisco head coach Kyle Smith led his team to 20 wins in his first season in charge. (Stan Olszewski/Special to S.F. Examiner)
New USF men's basketball head coach Kyle Smith prepares his players for their first game of the season on Friday. (Courtesy USF Athletics)

New braintrust aims to return Dons to prominence

As Kyle Smith begins his first season patrolling the sideline at War…

New USF men's basketball head coach Kyle Smith prepares his players for their first game of the season on Friday. (Courtesy USF Athletics)