Aggies earn a league-high six All-Big West Conference awards; Shorts II becomes conference's first-ever Player and Newcomer of the Year winner
Former Swarthmore College associate head coach Brendan McShea enters his first season with UC Davis basketball as its video coordinator/operations assistant. While at Swarthmore, McShea's teams posted program-records in back-to-back seasons, won conference championships and advanced to the second round of the NCAA Division III National Tournament.
Throughout his tenure, McShea coached six all-conference players, a conference player of the year and the program's first All-American.
Prior to Swarthmore, he served as an assistant coach at Allegheny College and Culver-Stockton College.
McShea holds an undergraduate degree in English from the College of William & Mary and a master's in sports administration from Central Missouri University.