Category Archives: Men’s Basketball

Gaels’ Australian Pipeline Featured on ESPN.com

The Saint Mary’s men’s basketball team’s long Australian lineage was featured in a story on ESPN.com Friday, titled — “Saint Mary’s Australian Connection Keeps Growing” The story covers the beginning of the Gaels’ Australian connection with head coach Randy Bennett‘s arrival and … Continue reading

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Rowland signs to play professionally in Russia

Former Saint Mary’s guard E.J. Rowland has signed to play with Russian side BC Khimki of the VTB United League.  He played last season at Hapoel Jerusalem in Israel, where he averaged 11.7 points, 3.1 rebounds, 3.9 assists and 1.5 … Continue reading

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Boomers keep rolling, face Serbia in Olympic semifinals

Behind the 39 points of former Saint Mary’s stars Patrick Mills (24) and Matthew Dellavedova (15), the Australian National Team convincingly defeated Lithuania 90-64 to advanced to the Olympic semifinals. The win places the men in the semifinals for the first time … Continue reading

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Boomers headed to Olympic quarterfinals

After finishing just one point behind Team USA in Group A, the Australian National Team, led by former Saint Mary’s guards Patrick Mills and Matthew Dellavedova, have advanced to the quarterfinals at the Rio Olympic Games. The Boomers will face Lithuania, … Continue reading

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WCC releases hoops schedules

The West Coast Conference released the 2016-17 men and women’s basketball league schedules today.  Noteworthy items for each school’s fans include no games prior to Christmas and generally no travel partners.  Television schedules should be released in early September. The regular … Continue reading

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Patty & Delly lead Boomers to historic victory in Rio

Saint Mary’s basketball continues to make an impact for the Aussie Boomers at the Rio Olympics as Patrick Mills and Matthew Dellavedova combined for 49 points in a 95-80 group victory over Serbia. Delly scored 23 points on 7-of-8 shooting … Continue reading

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Boomers off to a solid start with Gaels at the helm

Behind the game-high 21 points of Patrick Mills and the 10 assists from Matthew Dellavedova, the Australian National Team claimed a convincing 87-66 win over world ranked No. 5 France on the opening day of basketball competition at the Rio … Continue reading

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