SAN FRANCISCO RUMORS

Rex Walters fired at San Francisco

The San Francisco Dons’ basketball team will be looking for a new head coach very soon as they have just fired Rex Walters. The Dons went 15-15 in the 2015-16 season and missed the NCAA Tournament for the 18th straight season. Walters has spent the last eight seasons with the Dons and has racked up an 126-125 record in his time with the team. He helped lead the team to three postseason...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 09, 2016  |  Discuss

Story of Undefeated 1951 San Francisco Dons Football Team To Become Movie

The story of the 1951 University of San Francisco Dons football team is prime territory for the inspirational sports movie circuit. So it’s not a big surprise to hear that Walden Media and Mandalay Sports Media currently have a film about the team in development.  Known as the “Undefeated, Untied and Uninvited,” the Dons dominated in 1951, finishing 9-0 thanks to future...
Via Awful Announcing
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

McClain era at UIC begins with close loss to San Francisco

UIC fell short at home Friday against San Francisco in its first game under new head coach Steve McClain. The Flames held a three-point lead entering the final three minutes, but a strong finish by the Dons gave them a 78-75 victory. The Flames stood by McClain’s up-tempo system as the game lasted 80 possessions. UIC had not a regulation game against a Division I opponent go more...
Via The Catch and Shoot
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Mark Tollefsen's twist on between the legs dunk

Mark Tollefsen joined Arizona as a graduate transfer this offseason. In one of his first appearances at the McKale Center, the 6-foot-8 forward wowed the crowd -- and his teammates -- with a between the legs dunk.Although, Tollefsen has a twist to the impressive slam. He put the ball between his legs after catching a made layup for the contest-winning dunk. He earned a perfect score...
Via FOX Sports
October 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: San Francisco Transfer F Mark Tollefsen Will Visit Arizona Next Weekend

Arizona is one of five college basketball programs still in the running to land coveted transfer guard Damion Lee. The 6-foot-6, 200-pound shooting guard, who is transferring from Drezel and is eligible to play immediately, announced his final schools Sunday afternoon. Lee isn’t the only transfer the Wildcats are pursuing. According to ESPN.com’s Jeff Borzello, San Francisco...
Via College Spun
April 12, 2015  |  Discuss

San Francisco gets sweep, tops Santa Clara 69-63

Kruize Pinkins scored a season-high 26 points, including a three-point play with 21 seconds left, to help San Francisco complete a season sweep by holding off Santa Clara, 69-63 Saturday night. Pinkins got a tip-in with 2:30 left to play to give the Dons a 64-58 lead, but Santa Clara battled back. Jared Brownridge connected on a jumper and Evan Roquemore hit the second of two free...
Via Associated Press
February 16, 2014  |  Discuss

San Francisco upends Portland 87-81 in overtime

Mark Tollefsen scored five of his 22 points in the final 25 seconds of overtime as San Francisco beat Portland 87-81 Saturday night. Kevin Bailey, who scored 24 points, gave Portland a 69-66 lead on a 3-point basket with 9 seconds left in regulation but Chris Adams answered with a trey of his own to send the game to overtime. Following a 3-pointer by Bobby Sharp which brought Portland...
Via Associated Press
December 29, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco shoots past Nicholls St, 77-48

Cole Dickerson scored 20 points and led four players into double figures as San Francisco easily outdistanced Nicholls State 77-48 Saturday night. Both teams got off to a slow start after a prolonged break for exams - a two-week break for the Dons, who built a 30-17 lead at intermission. Dickerson connected on 7 of 10 shots from the field, including 2 of 4 from 3-point range, and...
Via Associated Press
December 15, 2013  |  Discuss

San Francisco defeats Sonoma State 96-73

Cole Dickerson scored a game-high 23 points to lead four players in double digits as San Francisco defeated Division II Sonoma State 96-73 to open the Golden Gate Challenge tournament on Wednesday night. Dickerson was 8 of 10 from the field and hit 2 of 2 3-pointers. He also led the Dons (4-3) in rebounds with 10. Tim Derksen had 19 points, including a pair of 3-pointers, Matt Glover...
Via Associated Press
November 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Doolin leaves San Francisco for personal reasons

Senior point guard Cody Doolin has left San Francisco's basketball team for personal reasons. The university said Tuesday that Doolin will remain enrolled in school and is scheduled to receive his degree in finance in the spring. Doolin's departure is a major blow for a Dons team that already had struggled to compete in the West Coast Conference. He averaged 13 points and seven...
Via Associated Press
November 26, 2013  |  Discuss
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