7 Things to Know About San Francisco Basketball

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San Francisco Basketball Team

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1 History of Basketball Team in San Francisco

History of Basketball Team in San Francisco

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2 Rules Violations of NCAA and Death Penalty

Rules Violations of NCAA and Death Penalty

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In early years of 80’s the team as among top 20 but because of booster interference with the program the team was banned. After all the Investigations the Head coach of team was suspended. The school president however warned the players and coach but still the improprieties did not stopped. In1982 the president made the announcement the basketball program is shutting down.

3 Relaunching of the Dons Basketball Team:

Relaunching of the Dons Basketball Team

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In the year 1985 the team was again launched under Jim Borvelli. In the year 2008 an Executive search consultant Company was hired by USF to hire next coach and finally in April, 2008 Rex Walters was hired as next coach and under his guidance the team won 20 games and also went for Quarterfinals of CIT tournament.

4 Different Tournaments Results

Different tournaments results

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5 All Americans players of San Francisco Dons

All Americans players of San Francisco Dons

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There were many American players in San Francisco Don’s men Team and some of them are Forest Ray Maloney, Rene Barielles, Don Lofrgan, Bill Russell, K.C. Jones, Mike farmer, Ollie Johnson, Phil Smith, Bill Cartwright, James Hardy, Winford Boynes, Quintin Dailey.

6 San Francisco Dons Legends Men Players in NBA

San Francisco Dons Legends Men Players in NBA

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The San Francisco Don’s Team has near about 24 legionaries in NBA. They are Winford Boynes (1978-1980), Bill Cartwright (1979-1994), John Ellis (1966-1973), Wallace Brynt (1983-1985), John Cox(1982), Pete Cross (1970-1972), Mike Farmer (1958-1965), K.C. Jones(1958-1966), Quintin Dailey (1982-1991), Eric Fernsten (1975-1983) James Hardy (1978-1981) , Don Lofgran (1950 -1953) , Fred La Cour(1950-1953) , Dave Lee (1967-1968) , Ime Udoka (1974-1982) , Bill Russell (1956-1968),Billy Reid (1980) , Paul Napolitano (1948) , Kevin Restani (1974-1981), Marlon Redmond (1978-1979), Erwin Mueller (1966-1973), Phil Smith (1974-1954) .

7 Other Information Regarding San Francisco Team

Other Information Regarding San Francisco Team

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Other information regarding San Francisco Team is that it is located in San Francisco, CA. Its head coach from the last eight years is Rex Walters. Its Arena is War Memorial Gymnasium which has capacity of 5300 people at a time. The nickname of the team is Dons. The student section is in Los Locos. The colour of their uniform is Green and Golden.

Information

  • Name: San Francisco Dons men’s basketball
  • Arena/Stadium: War Memorial Gymnasium
  • Head coach: Rex Walters
  • Location: San Francisco
  • Conference: West Coast Conference
  • Division: Division I (NCAA)

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