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This Week in the Big West - March 13-19, 2017

3/13/2017

Men's and women's basketball teams head to the postseason, while spring sports continue to make headway towards their championships.

UC Davis are making their first trip the NCAA Tournament, opening Wednesday in the First Four.
 MEN'S BASKETBALL
  UC Davis, UC Irvine, and Cal State Fullerton will represent the Big West in the NCAA, NIT, and CIT, respectively.
 
#BWCMBB Weekly Release #19
The Beach will make their first NCAA appearance since 1992 this weekend.
 WOMEN'S BASKETBALL
  Long Beach State make their first appearance in the NCAA Tournament after a quarter-century hiatus.
 
#BWCWBB Weekly Release #19
Keston Hiura and UC Irvine will host a home series this weekend.
 BASEBALL
 
UCI will host the No. 1 team in the nation, TCU, this weekend.
 
#BWCBaseball Weekly Release #5 (coming soon)
Cal Poly sit 15th in the AVCA National Poll.
 BEACH VOLLEYBALL
 
Mustangs debut at 15 in the AVCA National Poll this week.
 
#BWCBeachVB Weekly Release #3
Oak Quarry Golf Club in Riverside will host the 2017 #BWCGolf Women's Championship.
 GOLF
 
UCR hosts a preview of the Big West Women's Championship.
 
#BWCGolf Monthly Release - February
Anderson Family Field will be the site of the annual Judy Garman Classic, hosted by Cal State Fullerton.
 SOFTBALL
 
Cal State Fullerton and Cal Poly host tournaments this week.
 
#BWCSoftball Weekly Release #6 (coming soon)
Cindy Nguyen and Hawai'i host Long Beach State this week.
 TENNIS
 
Two #BWCTennis POYs will meet Sunday in Honolulu.
 
#BWCTennis Weekly Release #10 (coming soon)
UC Irvine host the Barbara Kalbus Invitational this weekend.
 WOMEN'S WATER POLO
 
UC Irvine host the Barbara Kalbus Invitational this week
 
#BWCWWP Weekly Release #11 (coming soon)


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This Week in the Big West is the one-stop listing of the top matches taking place across the Big West Conference!  Each week, This Week in the Big West will highlight the games that fans won’t want to miss and critical match-ups home or away in one location.  Keep in touch with the happenings around the conference!

Schedule for March 13-19, 2017
DAY DATE SPORT EVENT TIME (PT)
MEDIA
Mon. Mar. 13
BaseballTwitter Purdue at CSUN
12:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - CSUN
@CSUNBaseball
      Gonzaga at Cal Poly 6:00 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CP
@CalPolyStangs
    SoftballTwitter Doubleheader
Northern Colorado at UC Santa Barbara
1:00 PM Live Stats - Game 1
Live Stats - Game 2
    M-TenTwitter Bucknell at UC Riverside 9:00 AM  
      Harvard at UC Irvine 1:00 PM @UCImten
      Gonzaga at UC Riverside 1:30 PM  
      TCU at UC Santa Barbara 1:30 PM @UCSBTennis
Tues. Mar. 14
BaseballTwitter Saint Mary's at UC Davis 2:30 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - UCD
@UCDavisBaseball
      San Jose State at #7/15 Cal State Fullerton 4:00 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CSF
@BaseballTitans
      #3/4 TCU at Long Beach State 6:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - LBSU
@LBDirtbags
      Gonzaga at UC Riverside 6:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - UCR
@UCR_Baseball
      UC Irvine at UCLA 6:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - UCI
@UCIbsb
    BVBTwitter TCU at #6 Long Beach State 1:00 PM @LBSUBeachVB
    SoftballTwitter Iona at UC Riverside 11:30 AM Live Stats
@UCRSoftball
      #4/5 Arizona at Long Beach State 12:30 PM Live Stats
@LBSUSoftball
      Bryant at UC Riverside 2:00 PM Live Stats
@UCRSoftball
      #10/9 Oklahoma at Long Beach State 3:00 PM Live Stats
@LBSUSoftball
      Hawai'i Pacific Health Rainbow Wahine Classic
(Honolulu, Hawai'i)

Connecticut at Hawaii
9:00 PM Live Stats
@HawaiiSB
    W-TenTwitter Marquette at UC Riverside 1:30 PM
 
      Gonzaga at Hawaii 7:00 PM @UofHawaiiTennis
    WWPTwitter Marist at CSUN 3:00 PM @CSUNPolo
Wed. Mar. 15 BaseballTwitter #12/8 Arizona at #7/15 Cal State Fullerton 6:00 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CSF
@BaseballTitans
      Washington State at Long Beach State 6:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - LBSU
@LBDirtbags
      Indiana at Hawaii 9:30 PM Live Stats
Listen - UH
@HawaiiBaseball
    MBBTwitter
NCAA Tournament
First Four
Dayton, OH

(16) UC Davis vs. (16) NC Central
#LesDance #BWCinNCAA
3:40 PM truTV
March Madness Live
Live Stats
Listen - UCD
@UCDavisMBB
     
National Invitation Tournament
First Round
Normal, Illinois

(8) UC Irvine at (1) Illinois State
#MakeItZot
6:30 PM ESPNU/WatchESPN
Live Stats
Listen - UCI
@UCImbb
    SoftballTwitter Doubleheader
Quinnipiac at UC Riverside
11:00 AM Live Stats - Game 1
Live Stats - Game 2
@UCRSoftball
      Doubleheader
Northern Colorado at Cal Poly
2:00 PM Live Stats - Game 1
Live Stats - Game 2
Listen - CP
@CalPolySoftball
      Texas at Long Beach State 2:00 PM Live Stats
@LBSUSoftball
      Cal State Fullerton at San Diego 6:00 PM Live Stats
@CSUFSoftball
      Hawai'i Pacific Health Rainbow Wahine Classic
(Honolulu, Hawai'i)

Harvard at Hawaii
9:00 PM Live Stats
@HawaiiSB
Thurs. Mar. 16 BaseballTwitter Indiana at Hawaii 9:30 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - UH
@HawaiiBaseball
    BVBTwitter Benedictine at #15 Cal Poly 9:00 AM @CalPolyVolley
      Long Beach Baden Invitational (Long Beach, Calif.)
#2 Pepperdine at #6 Long Beach State
11:30 AM @LBSUBeachVB
      TCU at #15 Cal Poly 1:00 PM @CalPolyVolley
      Long Beach Baden Invitational (Long Beach, Calif.)
Loyola Marymount at #6 Long Beach State
2:30 PM @LBSUBeachVB
    MBBTwitter
Riley Wallace Classic (CIT)
First Round
Titan Gym - Fullerton, Calif.

Cal State Fullerton vs. Weber State
#GameOn #TusksUp
7:00 PM Watch
Live Stats
Listen - CSF
@FullertonHoops
    SoftballTwitter LMU Tournament (Los Angeles, Calif.)
UC Santa Barbara vs. #10/9 Oklahoma
10:00 AM Live Stats
      LMU Tournament (Los Angeles, Calif.)
UC Santa Barbara at Loyola Marymount
12:00 PM Watch
Live Stats
      Aggie Invitational II (Davis, Calif.)
Bryant at UC Davis
3:30 PM Live Stats
@UCDavisSB
      Hawai'i Pacific Health Rainbow Wahine Classic
(Honolulu, Hawai'i)

Purdue at Hawaii
8:00 PM Live Stats
@HawaiiSB
      Hawai'i Pacific Health Rainbow Wahine Classic
(Honolulu, Hawai'i)

Connecticut at Hawaii
10:00 PM Live Stats
@HawaiiSB
    WWPTwitter #5 UC Irvine at #12 San Diego State 4:00 PM  
      Bucknell at #15 Long Beach State 7:00 PM @49erWaterPolo
Fri. Mar. 17 BaseballTwitter Saint Mary's at CSUN 2:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - CSUN
@CSUNBaseball
      UC Irvine at Seattle 2:00 PM Watch
Live Stats
Listen - UCI
@UCIbsb
      Stony Brook at UC Santa Barbara 3:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - UCSB
@UCSB_Baseball
      Wichita State at Cal Poly 6:00 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CP
@CalPolyStangs
      CSU Bakersfield at UC Riverside 6:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - UCR
@UCR_Baseball
      New Mexico at #7/15 Cal State Fullerton 7:00 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CSF
@BaseballTitans
      Indiana at Hawaii 9:30 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - UH
@HawaiiBaseball
    BVBTwitter Arizona State at CSU Bakersfield 2:00 PM @CSUBVolleyball
      Outrigger Hawai'i Invitational (Honolulu, Hawai'i)
Nebraska at #5 Hawaii
5:00 PM @UHBeachVolley
      Outrigger Hawai'i Invitational (Honolulu, Hawai'i)
Florida State at #5 Hawaii
7:30 PM @UHBeachVolley
    MBBTwitter
NCAA Tournament
First Round
Tulsa, Okla.

(16) UC Davis vs. (1) Kansas
#LesDance #BWCinNCAA
3:50 PM TNT
March Madness Live
Live Stats
Listen - UCD
@UCDavisMBB
    WBBTwitter
NCAA Tournament
First Round
Corvallis, Ore.

(15) Long Beach State at (2) Oregon State
#GoBeach #BWCinNCAA
2:00 PM ESPN2/WatchESPN
Live Stats
Listen - LBSU
@BeachWBB
     
Women's NIT
First Round
Salt Lake City, Utah

UC Davis at Utah
#GoAgs
5:00 PM Watch
Live Stats
Listen - UCD
@UCDavisWBB
    SoftballTwitter LMU Tournament (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cal Poly vs. #10/9 Oklahoma
8:00 AM Live Stats
@CalPolySoftball
      Matador Classic (Northridge, Calif.)
Weber State at CSUN
8:30 AM Live Stats
Listen - CSUN
@CSUNSoftball
      Santa Clara Tournament (Santa Clara, Calif.)
Long Beach State vs. Grand Canyon
9:00 AM Live Stats
@LBSUSoftball
      Santa Clara Tournament (Santa Clara, Calif.)
Long Beach State vs. Northwestern
11:30 AM Live Stats
@LBSUSoftball
      LMU Tournament (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cal Poly vs. Dartmouth
12:00 PM Live Stats
@CalPolySoftball
      Aggie Invitational II (Davis, Calif.)
Saint Mary's at UC Davis
1:15 PM Live Stats
@UCDavisSB
      Aggie Invitational II (Davis, Calif.)
North Dakota at UC Davis
3:30 PM
Live Stats
@UCDavisSB
      Texas at Cal State Fullerton 5:00 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CSF
@CSUFSoftball
      Hawai'i Pacific Health Rainbow Wahine Classic
(Honolulu, Hawai'i)

Harvard at Hawaii
8:00 PM Live Stats
@HawaiiSB
      Hawai'i Pacific Health Rainbow Wahine Classic
(Honolulu, Hawai'i)

Marist at Hawaii
10:00 PM Live Stats
@HawaiiSB
    WWPTwitter LMU Tournament (Los Angeles, Calif.)
#15 Long Beach State vs. Whittier
10:30 AM @49erWaterPolo
      LMU Tournament (Los Angeles, Calif.)
#15 Long Beach State vs. Michigan
3:00 PM @49erWaterPolo
      #1 USC at #8 Hawaii 9:00 PM @WahineWP
Sat. Mar. 18 BaseballTwitter Doubleheader
Saint Mary's at CSUN
10:00 AM Live Stats
Listen - CSUN
@CSUNBaseball
      Long Beach State at Pepperdine 11:00 AM Watch
Live Stats
Listen - LBSU
@LBDirtbags
      UC Irvine at Seattle Cancelled Watch
Live Stats
Listen - UCI
@UCIbsb
      Stony Brook at UC Santa Barbara 2:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - UCSB
@UCSB_Baseball
      At Malibu, Calif.
Long Beach State vs. Grand Canyon
3:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - LBSU
@LBDirtbags
      Indiana at Hawaii 4:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - UH
@HawaiiBaseball
      Wichita State at Cal Poly 6:00 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CP
@CalPolyStangs
      New Mexico at #7/15 Cal State Fullerton 6:00 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CSF
@BaseballTitans
      CSU Bakersfield at UC Riverside 6:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - UCR
@UCR_Baseball
    BVBTwitter Sacramento State at #14 California 12:00 PM @SacStateVB
      CSUN at CSU Bakersfield 1:00 PM @CSUNWVB
      Outrigger Hawai'i Invitational (Honolulu, Hawai'i)
Utah at #5 Hawaii
1:30 PM @UHBeachVolley
      at Bakersfield, Calif.
Loyola Marymount vs. CSUN
3:00 PM @CSUNWVB
      Outrigger Hawai'i Invitational (Honolulu, Hawai'i)
#7 Arizona at #5 Hawaii
4:00 PM @UHBeachVolley
      Loyola Marymount at CSU Bakersfield 5:00 PM @CSUBVolleyball
      Outrigger Hawai'i Invitational (Honolulu, Hawai'i)
#1 USC at #5 Hawaii
7:45 PM @UHBeachVolley
    SoftballTwitter LMU Tournament (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cal Poly vs. #10/9 Oklahoma
9:00 AM Live Stats
@CalPolySoftball
      Santa Clara Tournament (Santa Clara, Calif.)
Long Beach State vs. Lehigh
9:00 AM Live Stats
@LBSUSoftball
      Matador Classic (Northridge, Calif.)
Northern Colorado at CSUN
11:00 AM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CSUN
@CSUNSoftball
      Aggie Invitational II (Davis, Calif.)
Saint Mary's at UC Davis
1:15 PM Live Stats
@UCDavisSB
      Doubleheader
Texas at Cal State Fullerton
2:00 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats - Game 1
Live Stats - Game 2
Listen - CSF
@CSUFSoftball
      Santa Clara Tournament (Santa Clara, Calif.)
Long Beach State at Santa Clara
2:00 PM Live Stats
@LBSUSoftball
      Aggie Invitational II (Davis, Calif.)
Princeton at UC Davis
3:30 PM Live Stats
@UCDavisSB
      Hawai'i Pacific Health Rainbow Wahine Classic
(Honolulu, Hawai'i)

Purdue at Hawaii
4:00 PM Live Stats
@HawaiiSB
    WWPTwitter LMU Tournament (Los Angeles, Calif.)
#15 Long Beach State vs. Pomona-Pitzer
9:15 AM @49erWaterPolo
      #21 CSUN at #10 UC Davis 12:00 PM @CSUNPolo
@UCDavisWPolo
      LMU Tournament (Los Angeles, Calif.)
#15 Long Beach State vs. George Washington
2:15 PM @49erWaterPolo
      #15 Indiana at #8 Hawaii 9:00 PM @WahineWP
Sun. Mar. 19 BaseballTwitter Doubleheader
UC Irvine at Seattle
10:00 AM Watch - Game 1
Watch - Game 2
Live Stats - Game 1

Live Stats - Game 2
Listen - UCI
@UCIbsb
      Stony Brook at UC Santa Barbara 12:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - UCSB
@UCSB_Baseball
      Wichita State at Cal Poly 1:00 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CP
@CalPolyStangs
      New Mexico at Cal State Fullerton 1:00 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CSF
@BaseballTitans
      Saint Mary's at CSUN 1:00 PM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CSUN
@CSUNBaseball
      CSU Bakersfield at UC Riverside 1:00 PM Live Stats
Listen - UCR
@UCR_Baseball
    WBBTwitter
Women's NIT
  Second Round
Fort Collins, Colo.

UC Davis at Colorado State
#GoAgs
1:00 PM Watch
Live Stats
Listen - UCD
@UCDavisWBB
    SoftballTwitter Santa Clara Tournament (Santa Clara, Calif.)
Long Beach State vs. Northwestern
9:00 AM Live Stats
@LBSUSoftball
      LMU Tournament (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cal Poly vs. Sacramento State
11:00 AM Live Stats
@CalPolySoftball
      LMU Tournament (Los Angeles, Calif.)
Cal Poly vs. Dartmouth
1:00 PM
Live Stats
@CalPolySoftball
      Aggie Invitational II (Davis, Calif.)
Princeton at UC Davis
1:15 PM Live Stats
@UCDavisSB
      Matador Classic (Northridge, Calif.)
Quinnipiac at CSUN
3:30 PM Live Stats
Listen - CSUN
@CSUNSoftball
Mon. Mar. 20 SoftballTwitter Doubleheader
Murray State at CSUN
11:00 AM BigWest.TV
Live Stats
Listen - CSUN
@CSUNSoftball

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Baseball rankings from Baseball America and USA Today polls.
Basketball rankings from AP and USA Today polls.
Tennis rankings from the ITA poll.
Women's water polo from the CWPA poll.