Category Archives: Men’s Basketball

Mills taps inspiration for Olympic greatness

Basketballer Patty Mills will don the green and gold of Australia at the Rio de Janeiro Games but gained inspiration for his third Olympics in the red dust of his country’s vast, empty heartland. Full Story The first indigenous Australian … Continue reading

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Former SMC players feature at top of SEABL stat rankings

A quick look at the statistics leaders in Australia’s SEABL professional basketball league might look a little familiar to Saint Mary’s hoops fans.  Here are the stats of a few key performers. Garrett Jackson (NW Thunder) ranks 4th in scoring (23.1 … Continue reading

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SMC marketing office targeting local business relationships

The Saint Mary’s athletic marketing office launched an initiative recently to engage more than 400 local businesses to become involved with the nationally ranked Gaels men’s basketball program. The plan includes a variety of opportunities for businesses to become involved with Gaels athletics, starting … Continue reading

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Former SMC guard turning heads in SoCal Pro-Am League

Former Saint Mary’s guard Kerry Carter is turning some heads with his recent performances in the Drew League, a pro-am league established in 1973 by Alvin Willis. Carter plays for a team called “Redemption,” which is currently a perfect 7-0 … Continue reading

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Boomers set for South America pre-Olympics trip

Former Saint Mary’s guards Matthew Dellavedova and Patrick Mills will lead the rest of their Australian National Team mates in a trip to South America for pre-Olympic warm up games this month. The helloworld Boomers will head to South America … Continue reading

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McConnell signs with Spanish Liga Endesa side

  Former Saint Mary’s guard Mickey McConnell has signed to play for Obradoiro CAB in the Spanish Liga Endesa. McConnell, the 2011 West Coast Conference Player of the Year, is entering his sixth professional season.  He has played professionally in … Continue reading

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Bennett, USF’s Smith renew friendship

San Francisco Chronicle reporter Steve Kroner published an insightful article on the friendship between two of West Coast Conference’s newest rivals:  Saint Mary’s head coach and his former assistant Kyle Smith, the newly named head coach at the University of San … Continue reading

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