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Best In The West Gonzaga University has become one of the top men’s basketball programs on the West Coast over the past 18 years, holding the highest winning percentage and number of wins for an NCAA Division I school located in the states of California, Oregon and Washington. Gonzaga is one of only two West Coast school with more than 400 wins as the Bulldogs have posted an impressive 433140 record over that span for a winning percentage of .756. Gonzaga had somewhat silently established itself as one of the elite programs on the West Coast until awakening not only the West Coast but the nation with its run to the NCAA Elite Eight in 1999 and to the Sweet Sixteen in 2000, 2001, 2006 and 2009. In 2002, Gonzaga again proved to be one of the nation’s elite programs reaching a No. 6 national ranking in both the AP and USA TODAY/ESPN polls. The Bulldogs returned to the top of the college basketball world in 2004 as they finished the season ranked No. 3 in the AP poll and climbing as high as No. 2 in the USA TODAY/ESPN poll. Gonzaga dominated in 2005 with a No. 10 ranking in the AP poll, the highest ranking on the West Coast. In 2006, the Bulldogs continued its domination, finishing the season ranked No. 5 in the AP Poll and finished in the Top 10 again in 2009 with a No. 10 ranking from AP. With 15 20-win campaigns over the past 16 seasons and an equal number of post-season appearances over the same span, the Bulldogs rank second for post-season appearances since 1992. The Bulldogs 15 post-season appearances rank behind only UCLA which has appeared in 16 post-seasons since 1992. The Bulldogs have also established themselves as the premiere program in the West Coast Conference over the past 18 seasons with an .810 clip in WCC contests. The Bulldogs have also won or shared 12 regular-season titles and captured 10 WCC Tournament titles in that span.

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Best In The West Standings from 1992-09 2008-09 Rank/School Record 1 GONZAGA 28-6 2 UCLA 26-9 3 Stanford 20-14 4 Pacific 21-13 5 California 22-11 6 Fresno State 13-21 7 USC 22-13 8 Santa Clara 16-17 9 Oregon 8-23 10 San Diego 16-16 11 Washington 26-9 12 UC Santa Barbara 16-15 T13Pepperdine 9-23 T13Saint Mary’s 28-7 15 Portland State % 3-10 16 Long Beach State 15-15 17 San Francisco 11-19 18 Washington State 17-16 T19Cal State-Northridge 17-14 T19San Diego State 26-10 21 UC Irvine 12-19 22 Cal State-Fullerton 15-17 23 Portland 19-13 24 Cal Poly ^ 7-21 25 Eastern Washington 12-18 T26Oregon State 18-18 T26Loyola Marymount 3-28 28 San Jose State 13-17 29 UC Riverside ? 17-13 30 Sacramento State ~ 2-27

W 433 422 392 325 329 328 328 295 297 282 285 273 277 271 180 253 259 261 256 250 235 221 217 170 204 205 175 164 76 119

L 140 165 173 213 223 237 248 238 252 245 255 246 263 257 184 260 271 274 293 286 289 291 304 255 299 323 342 332 179 377

PCT .756 .719 .694 .604 .596 .581 .569 .553 .541 .535 .528 .526 .513 .513 .495 .493 .489 .488 .466 .466 .448 .432 .417 .400 .406 .388 .338 .333 .298 .240

Post-Season Appearances 15 16 14 4 12 9 9 3 8 1 9 4 7 4 2 5 2 7 2 6 2 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0

Post-Season Appearances Include NCAA and NIT only. ^ Cal Poly began Division I competition in 1994-95 % Portland State suspended its program from 1981-82 through 1995-96 ~ Sacramento State began Division I competition in 1991-92 ? UC Riverside began Division I competition in 2000-01

West Coast Conference Standings 1992-Present School GONZAGA Santa Clara San Diego Pepperdine San Francisco Saint Mary’s Portland Loyola Marymount

Conference W L 204 48 144 108 124 128 136 116 117 135 122 130 87 165 74 178

Overall Pct. W .810 434 .571 296 .492 283 .540 277 .464 259 .484 280 .345 216 .294 174

L 140 238 245 264 271 255 305 342

Pct. .756 .554 .526 .512 .489 .523 .415 .337

NCAA Tournament Appearances Since 1992 Gonzaga (1995, ‘99, ‘00, ‘01, ‘02, ‘03, ‘04, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ’08, ‘09); Pepperdine (1992, ‘94, ‘00, ‘02) Portland (1996); Santa Clara (1993, ‘95, ‘96); San Diego (2003, ‘08) San Francisco (1998); Saint Mary’s (1997, ‘05, ‘08) NIT Appearances Since 1992 Gonzaga (1994, ‘96, ‘98); Pepperdine (1993, ‘99, ‘01), San Francisco (2005), Saint Mary’s (2009) WCC Championship Game Appearances Since 1992 Gonzaga (1992, ‘95, ‘96, ‘98, ‘99, ‘00, ‘01, ‘02, ‘03, ‘04, ‘05, ‘06, ‘07, ’08, ‘09) Pepperdine (1992, ‘93, ‘94, ‘00, ‘02) Portland (1995, ‘96) Saint Mary’s (1997, ‘04, ’05, ‘09) San Diego (1994, ‘03, ‘08) San Francisco (1997, ‘98) Santa Clara (1993, ‘99, ‘01, ‘07) Loyola Marymount (‘06)

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2009-10 Gonzaga Men's Basketball Media Guide

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