San Francisco Dons

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The San Francisco Dons is the nickname of the athletic teams at the University of San Francisco (USF). The Dons compete in NCAA Division I of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) as members of the West Coast Conference (WCC), of which USF is a charter member. The school's football program disbanded in 1982.

Football

San Francisco Dons college football
First Season
1917
Team History
San Francisco Dons (1932-82)
Saint Ignatius Gray Fog (1917-31)
Conference
Independent (1917-82)
Venue
Kezar Stadium (1930-51, 1959-71)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Programs by season

1940s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1948
October 16 vs. Oklahoma A&M Kezar Stadium

1950s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1950
September 23 vs. Tulsa Kezar Stadium

Men's Basketball

San Francisco Dons men's college basketball
First Season
1923-24
Team History
San Francisco Dons (1932-present)
Saint Ignatius Gray Fog (1923-30)
Conference
West Coast Conference (1952-present)
Venue
Chase Center (2019-present)
War Memorial Gymnasium (1958-present)
St. Ignatius Gym (1924-58)
Kezar Pavilion (1924-58)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Programs by season

1920s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1929-30
January 29, 1930 vs. DePaul Kezar Pavilion
West Coast Conference
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Venues Chase Center • Firestone Fieldhouse • Gersten Pavilion • Marriott Center
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Current: Atlantic 10 Conference • Big East Conference • West Coast Conference • Western Athletic Conference
Former: Big Eight Conference • Pacific Coast Conference • Southwest Conference