West Coast Conference facts for kids
The West Coast Conference (WCC) is a college sports conference in the western United States that sponsors many sports, but has never sponsored football. Only two of its current members have football teams.
The WCC began in 1952 when five schools in and around the San Francisco Bay Area formed the California Basketball Association. The league was then called the West Coast Athletic Conference from 1956 to 1989.
The WCC has 10 members. All are located in West Coast states except BYU.
|Brigham Young University (BYU)||Provo, Utah||1875||Private
|Gonzaga University||Spokane, Washington||1881||Private
|Loyola Marymount University||Los Angeles, California||1870||Private
|University of the Pacific||Stockton, California||1851||Private
|Pepperdine University||Malibu, California||1937||Private
Churches of Christ
|University of Portland||Portland, Oregon||1901||Private
Congregation of Holy Cross
|Saint Mary's College of California||Moraga, California||1863||Private
De La Salle Brothers
|University of San Diego||San Diego, California||1949||Private
|University of San Francisco||San Francisco, California||1855||Private
|Santa Clara University||Santa Clara, California||1851||Private
The WCC has one "associate member" that plays one sport in the conference.
|School||Location||Founded||Type||Joined||Sport||Current main conference||Nickname|
|Creighton University||Omaha, Nebraska||1878||Private
|2010||Women's rowing||Big East||Bluejays|
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