The Gonzaga Bulldogs will be playing in the WCC Tournament, but they won't have to play for quite some time. The WCC is set up so that the top two seeds don't have to play the first three days, so Gonzaga is set up cozily at the second seed and won't play until Saturday night.
The Zappos.com West Coast Conference Basketball Tournament heads into day two on Thursday evening at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas" The entire tournament is available through live streaming on ESPN3.com, with ESPN, ESPN2 and ESPNU picking up the quarterfinals, semifinals and finals in some way.
No. 5 USF (18-12, 8-8) will meet No. 8 seed Portland (7-23, 3-13) at 6 p.m. PST. The other second round matchup features the No. 6 seed San Diego (12-17, 7-9) meeting the No. 7 seed Pepperdine (10-18, 4-12) 30 minutes after the conclusion of USF-Portland. The games will be seen on BYUtv if you can find it.
The winner of USF-Portland will face the No. 4 seed Loyola Marymount Lions on Friday night in a 6 p.m. PST game televised by ESPNU. The second game Friday night will pit the No. 3 seed BYU Cougars against the winner of San Diego-Pepperdine. Gonzaga will face whoever wins the BYU vs. USD-Pepperdine winner.
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