The West Coast Conference has announced that a minimum of 44 men's basketball games involving WCC schools will air nationally on ESPN networks this season, including games from the 2015 WCC tournament in Las Vegas.

Santa Clara will play in at least six games on the ESPN networks, beginning with a Nov. 24 game at Michigan State as part of the Orlando (Florida) Classic. The ESPN channel and time have not been announced for that game. Santa Clara will play a 9 a.m. game against Tennessee on Thanksgiving Day in Orlando on ESPN2. The Broncos will play two more games in the event, all of which will be shown on the ESPN networks.

Other Santa Clara games scheduled for the ESPN networks are against Gonzaga on Feb. 5 and at USF on Feb. 12.

Saint Mary's will get early (and late) exposure with a midnight game Nov. 18 in Moraga against New Mexico State as part of the College Hoops Tip-Off Marathon. That game will be on ESPN2 and will be among at least seven games the Gaels will play on the ESPN networks.

Other Saint Mary's games scheduled for the ESPN networks are against Boise State on Dec. 6, USF on Dec. 29, BYU on Jan. 17, at Gonzaga on Jan. 22, at BYU on Feb. 12 and against Gonzaga on Feb. 21.

Other USF games scheduled for ESPN networks are at BYU on Jan. 29 and against Gonzaga on Feb. 7.

  • The 2014-15 U.S. National Team was announced by USA Swimming.


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    Current and former Cal swimmers on the list are: Anthony Ervin, Nathan Adrian, Seth Stubblefield, Janardan Burns, Ryan Murphy, Jacob Pebley, Josh Prenot, Tom Shields, Natalie Coughlin, Missy Franklin, Rachel Bootsma, Elizabeth Pelton, Caitlin Leverenz and Madison Kennedy. Also on the list is Chelsea Chenault of Walnut Creek.

    Stanford swimmers are: BJ Johnson, Simone Manuel, Maya DiRado, Felicia Lee and Lia Neal. Also on the list is Stanford-bound Katie Ledecky.

    The top six athletes, in Olympic events only, were considered for the team. Times from the 2014 Phillips 66/USA Swimming National Champions and 2014 Pan Pacific Championships were used to determine the squad.

  • San Jose State's Mireya Wathen-Mayora received an automatic two-game suspension after getting ejected for fighting in a nonconference soccer game Sunday in San Jose.

    Mountain West Conference officials announced the suspension, saying the midfielder will sit out games Friday against Cal Poly and Sunday at Pacific.

    Staff writer Elliott Almond contributed to this report.