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Basketball

  • Meet Hawks Coach Lloyd Pierce ’98

    Meet Hawks Coach Lloyd Pierce ’98

    Sam Scott ’96, 6 Sep 2018

    Checking in with Atlanta’s new head coach—and assistant coach Marlon Garnett ’97.

  • Steve Nash: Fight Every Day

    Steve Nash: Fight Every Day

    Mark Purdy, 7 Jun 2018

    An exclusive interview with basketball hall-of-famer Steve Nash ’96

  • Steve Nash ’96, Welcome to the Basketball Hall of Fame

    Steve Nash ’96, Welcome to the Basketball Hall of Fame

    Mark Purdy, 27 Mar 2018

    Twice NBA MVP, and now the first Santa Clara grad to join the highest ranks of basketball nobility

  • Emmanuel’s Grind

    Emmanuel’s Grind

    Harold Gutmann, 27 Mar 2018

    Shooting hoops with Emmanuel Ndumanya ’17, M.A. ’18

    Spring 2018

  • Taking the Long Way Home

    Taking the Long Way Home

    Matt Morgan, 27 Feb 2018

    An injury gave Henry Caruso M.S. ’18 a second-chance at his final season of college basketball. He chose to do it at home.

  • Kicks and Quakes and Hoops

    Kicks and Quakes and Hoops

    Alicia K. Gonzales ’09, 28 Sep 2017

    Joe Cannon ’98 remains unquakeable. Jordan Angeli ’08 scores a colorful MLS first. Basketball phenom Jared Brownridge ’17 answers a call from Italy.

    Fall 2017

  • Numbers Guy

    Numbers Guy

    Kerry Benefield, 15 Jun 2017

    Tom Bonfigli ’75 has racked up more than 750 wins coaching basketball at a California high school. He’s only had three losing seasons. But one night could have ended it all. 

    Summer 2017

  • Rambis and Nash

    Rambis and Nash

    Matt Morgan, 15 Jun 2017

    Too slow. Can’t jump. Not quick, long, or strong enough. NBA scouts thought Steve Nash ’96 and Kurt Rambis ’80 had a lot in common. Now they have one more thing: the Santa Clara University Athletics Hall of Fame.

    Summer 2017

  • On the Road

    On the Road

    Matt Morgan, 15 Jun 2017

    For men’s basketball Coach Herb Sendek and crew, summer is a time to build the program for the future.

    Summer 2017

  • Go Big, Go Home

    Go Big, Go Home

    Matt Morgan, 15 Jun 2017

    Ken Sears ’55 put Santa Clara in the Final Four and became the first basketball player on the cover of Sports Illustrated. After six years as a Knickerbocker and two with the Warriors, he returned to Watsonville and became a different kind of legend.

    Summer 2017