The 2012 West Coast Conference Basketball Championships have reached the quarterfinals, which take place Friday night at Orleans Arena in Las Vegas. The Loyola Marymount Lions look for their 20th win of the season on Friday night, facing the San Francisco Dons in their third meeting of the season. Here are the details:
Records & Seeding: No. 4 seed Loyola Marymount (19-11, 11-5); No. 5 seed San Francisco (19-12, 8-8)
Location: Orleans Arena in Las Vegas
Time: 6 p.m. PST
TV: ESPNU, with Dave Flemming and Sean Farnham on the call.
Streaming: Live on ESPN3
Series History: The two schools have met five times in the WCC Tournament, with San Francisco winning four of the five games. This season, Loyola Marymount has beaten San Francisco both times they played this season, both close games decided by a grand total of three points. The Lions won 77-76 in San Francisco in overtime on December 31, then overcame a 19-point deficit to win 90-88 at Gersten Pavilion in Los Angeles on February 4.
Up Next: The winner of this game will face the No. 1 seed Saint Mary's Gaels Saturday night in the tournament semifinals on ESPN2 at 6 p.m. PST.
Good Start: Pepperdine has won their first WCC Tournament game in three of the last four seasons.