Last Friday, UCSC community members took part in “UCSC Night” with the Santa Cruz Warriors. Despite the Warriors recording their worse loss of the season, UCSC’s relationship with the Warrior’s was on display.
The Santa Cruz Warriors have been tearing up the league since they opened their home court on December 23rd. One Big reason is the use of advanced basketball analytics in Kirk Lacob’s decisions, which are part of a new way to see the old game.
The Santa Cruz Warriors, an NBA Development League (D-League) team, will begin their first season in Santa Cruz this November. Their debut comes just a year after the project was proposed to the city back in December 2011. Now, the team hopes to begin building a relationship with the greater Santa Cruz community.
Coach Ron Dubois has traveled the globe for basketball. Now he’s at UC Santa Cruz for his first season. While his career has been global, Dubois retains deep connections to Santa Cruz, considering the opportunity to coach the Banana Slugs to be special.
CHP recaps the last two quarters in NCAA sports. 2012 has seen much success at the NCAA level.