West Coast Conference

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)
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)
Riley Ornido pitches at Dante Benedetti Diamond early this season. (Courtesy / USF Dons Baseball)

College Baseball: USF Dons slip into third place in West Coast Conference race with series loss to Pepperdine

The top four teams in the West Coast Conference standings at season's…

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)
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)
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)
Souley Boum searches for space against BYU on Saturday. (Courtesy Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)

USF squanders late lead, falls in overtime to BYU

A six-point lead with 39 seconds remaining wasn’t enough for the San…

Souley Boum searches for space against BYU on Saturday. (Courtesy Jaren Wilkey/BYU Photo)
Chase Foster has been performing well since being added to the starting lineup. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

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

WAR MEMORIAL GYM — Kyle Smith, the head coach of the University…

Chase Foster has been performing well since being added to the starting lineup. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)
Randy Bennett's team is performing better than ever despite his lofty standard. (Courtesy Tod Fierner/ Saint Mary's Athletics)

Best in the West: Randy Bennett’s Gaels quietly delivering strongest season yet

MORAGA — Tucked into the far corner of McKeon Pavilion, the home…

Randy Bennett's team is performing better than ever despite his lofty standard. (Courtesy Tod Fierner/ Saint Mary's 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)
Matt McCarthy attempts a layup on Saturday against Gonzaga in Spokane. (Courtesy Christina Leung/USF Athletics)

USF hangs tough against No. 15 Gonzaga

While the San Francisco Dons were unable to pull off the potential…

Matt McCarthy attempts a layup on Saturday against Gonzaga in Spokane. (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)