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April 6, 2005 | Eric Stephens, Times Staff Writer
Rodney Tention said there is one main reason why Kevin O'Neill, Jessie Evans and Jay John have been able to leave Lute Olson's University of Arizona staff to lead teams of their own. After being introduced Tuesday as Loyola Marymount's new coach, Tention said landing his first Division I head coaching job wasn't just about being a part of the Wildcats' run of success for the last eight years. "He wants us to think like head coaches from the day we get on his staff," Tention said of Olson.
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April 6, 2005 | Eric Stephens, Times Staff Writer
Rodney Tention said there is one main reason why Kevin O'Neill, Jessie Evans and Jay John have been able to leave Lute Olson's University of Arizona staff to lead teams of their own. After being introduced Tuesday as Loyola Marymount's new coach, Tention said landing his first Division I head coaching job wasn't just about being a part of the Wildcats' run of success for the last eight years. "He wants us to think like head coaches from the day we get on his staff," Tention said of Olson.
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January 22, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Robert Haugen had 17 points and 11 rebounds as St. Mary's handed Santa Clara its first West Coast Athletic Conference defeat, 61-59, Thursday night at Moraga, Calif. The Gaels (9-5, 1-2) were trailing, 46-39, with 10:47 left, then staged a 12-2 run to take a 51-48 lead. Santa Clara (11-5, 2-1) had a chance to tie, but Chris Lane missed a 15-foot shot at the buzzer.
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January 17, 1988
Guard Keith Jackson scored 14 second-half points to lead the University of San Francisco over the University of Portland, 80-65, in a West Coast Athletic Conference game Saturday night in San Francisco. USF, winning its fifth straight game, is 10-5 overall and 2-0 in WCAC play. Portland is 5-10 and 0-2. Mark McCathrion led USF with 22 points, and Patrick Clardy had 19. Jackson finished with 18. Adam Phillips led the Pilots with 20 points.
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January 31, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Osei Appiah scored 18 points, and Santa Clara held off USF, 69-67, Saturday night in a West Coast Athletic Conference game at Santa Clara. The Dons (11-8 overall, 3-3 in the WCAC) narrowed Santa Clara's seven-point lead to 69-66 with 44 seconds left on a basket by Rodney Tention. Tention made a free throw with three seconds left, and after a turnover by the Broncos (14-5, 5-1), USF's Keith Jackson missed a jumper at the buzzer.
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February 20, 1988 | From Times Wire Services
Robert Haugen scored 23 points to lead St. Mary's to its seventh victory, a 58-48 win over the University of San Francisco Friday night in a West Coast Athletic Conference game at USF. St. Mary's (8-3 in the WCAC, 17-6 overall) moved into a tie for second place in the conference with Pepperdine, which plays first-place Loyola Marymount tonight. USF (3-8, 11-13) lost its eighth straight game. The Dons led, 39-38, with 8:13 remaining when Rodney Tention was called for technical foul.
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November 19, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Matthew Knight scored 22 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Loyola Marymount to an 83-71 season-opening victory over Brigham Young at Provo, Utah, and give Coach Rodney Tention a win in his debut. BYU led from the opening tip until five minutes were left in the half as Knight led Loyola on a 15-0 run to take 41-30 halftime lead. Wes Wardrop scored 19 points for Loyola.
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January 9, 1987 | RAY RIPTON
Numbers may say a lot about Pepperdine's chances of winning its third straight West Coast Athletic Conference title and its sixth in the last seven years. The Waves, who will open WCAC play at the University of San Francisco tonight and then play at Santa Clara Saturday night, have a 4-8 nonconference record. USF is 10-3, Santa Clara 9-5. At home, the Dons are 8-1, Santa Clara 7-1. The five other WCAC teams are all above .500.
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March 29, 2005 | From Times Staff and Wire Reports
Utah sophomore center Andrew Bogut said Monday that he would make himself available for the NBA draft. "I have no regrets, and full-speed ahead," the 7-footer from Australia said at a news conference. Bogut, who has hired an agent, averaged 20.4 points and 12.2 rebounds. He led the Utes to a 29-6 record and into the semifinals of an NCAA tournament regional. * Arizona State 6-8 junior forward Ike Diogu, the Pacific 10 Conference player of the year, made himself available for the NBA draft.
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March 6, 2006 | Robyn Norwood, Times Staff Writer
This is a strange kind of March madness, and Loyola Marymount is loving it. The West Coast Conference tournament format tries to protect the league's top two seeded teams by giving them byes into the semifinals. Now Loyola Marymount is one crazy upset from making the NCAA tournament even though the Lions have a 12-17 record and lost their last four regular-season games. After a 66-63 semifinal victory over St.
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January 9, 1987 | RAY RIPTON
Numbers may say a lot about Pepperdine's chances of winning its third straight West Coast Athletic Conference title and its sixth in the last seven years. The Waves, who will open WCAC play at the University of San Francisco tonight and then play at Santa Clara Saturday night, have a 4-8 nonconference record. USF is 10-3, Santa Clara 9-5. At home, the Dons are 8-1, Santa Clara 7-1. The five other WCAC teams are all above .500. But Pepperdine Coach Jim Harrick said: "December records are misleading.
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