The Santa Clara Broncos men's basketball team represents Santa Clara University in NCAA Division I basketball competition. The team plays home games at the Leavey Center in Santa Clara, California and have been members of the West Coast Conference since its formation in 1952. The team is currently coached by Herb Sendek, who had previously been the head coach at NC State and Arizona State. Sendek was hired on March 29, 2016
Santa Clara has a long history of basketball success, having appeared in 11 NCAA Tournaments and 4 National Invitational Tournaments and producing a number of both collegiate All-Americans and NBA players. Recently, The 2010–11 team won the 2011 CollegeInsider.com Tournament and the 2012–13 team won the 2013 College Basketball Invitational. They are currently the only team to have won a CBI and a CIT.