Women's Basketball Unveils WCC Conference Schedule

Aug. 8, 2017

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In conjunction with the West Coast Conference, LMU women's basketball announces its 2017-18 conference schedule. The quest for the 2017-18 WCC crown will be contested over a nine-week span, and consist of a double round-robin format. Conference play is slated to begin on Thursday, December 28, 2017 and will conclude on Saturday, February 24, 2018.

The Lions welcome Saint Mary’s (Dec. 28) and Pacific (Dec. 30) to open WCC play. Adding a total of nine WCC home match ups to the schedule, you will be able to catch the Lions 16 times at home this season.

After the New Year LMU will travel up north to face Santa Clara January 4. The Lions continue on up to Washington to take on reigning WCC regular season and tournament champion Gonzaga (Jan 6). The road trip concludes back in the bay against San Francisco (Jan. 11).

The 18-game league schedule has the Lions on their home court Jan. 13 and 18 versus San Diego and BYU respectively. There is no major stretch of home games during WCC play due to the compressed nine-week schedule. In order to accommodate the conference schedule will not feature any travel partners as well as no team will have a bye during the WCC regular season.

On January 20th, the team heads to Portland for a one game road trip. They will be back in Gersten Pavilion January 25th to host Pepperdine in the first PCH Cup match up of the season.  

After solo home game, LMU hits the road for two at San Diego (Jan. 27) and BYU (Feb. 1). Gersten Pavilion is host to game two against Portland (Feb. 3), before the team is back on the road at both Saint Mary’s (Feb. 8) and Pepperdine (Feb. 10).

In the final stretch of the regular season the Lions have their longest home stand of the regular season. Hosting three game in Gersten Pavilion, the Lions face Gonzaga (Feb. 15), San Francisco (Feb. 17) and Santa Clara (Feb. 22). The last game of the regular season will take place February 24 at Pacific.

The 2018 West Coast Conference Basketball Championships will take place from March 1-6 at the Orleans Arena in Las Vegas.

Information regarding times and streaming on the W.TV will be released at a later date. For more information detailing the non-conference schedule click here.


 

 

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