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Know The Foe: San Francisco

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Cougar hoops hosts San Francisco on Saturday, so get to know USF on today's edition of Know The Foe.


Nickname: Dons

Location: San Francisco, California

Enrollment: ~9,000

Venue: War Memorial Gym, cap. 5,300

Tourney Appearances: 16, last in 1998

Best season: 1954-55 and 1955-56 seasons. Went a combined 57-1 and won back-to-back National Championships.

Coach: Rex Walters, 4th season (52-58, .473)

Last 5 Years: 62-79 (.440)


Record: 10-6 (0-2 WCC)

RPI: 212

Point Averages: score 73.3, allow 67.2

The Dons started a promising 10-3 in non-conference play, but then fell to a 4-7 Holy Cross team before losing to Pepperdine and Loyola Marymount to start WCC play.


Points: F Angelo Caloiaro, 14.8 PPG; F Perris Blackwell, 11.7 PPG

Rebounds: Caloiaro 6.6 RPG, Blackwell 5.4 RPG

Assists: G Cody Doolin, 2.9 APG