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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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Naar, Pineau, Landale earn all-Aussie honors

Saint Mary’s Australian men’s basketball players Emmett Naar, Dane Pineau and Jock Landale were included on various All-Australian Team honors by Aussie hoops website The Pick And Roll. Naar was named to the publication’s first team, while Pineau earned second … Continue reading

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Pineau among Emus’ leaders heading into world championships

Saint Mary’s signee Dane Pineau is among the leaders for the Australian U19 National Team that opens play at the FIBA U19 World Championship in Prague, Czech Republic later this week. Pineau, a native of Melbourne, averaged 18.7 points and … Continue reading

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Dellavedova named one of top-10 seniors in college hoops

Although the season is several months away, Saint Mary’s rising senior point guard Matthew Dellavedova continues to get praise as one of the top players in the country – not to mention one of the best guards in college basketball. … Continue reading

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Australia rolls through China in Olympic test event

Despite its star player Patrick Mills sitting out, the Australian men’s basketball national team – the Boomers – defeated China 71-43 in the first game of the London International Basketball Invitational today in the Basketball Arena at Olympic Park. While … Continue reading

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Steindl and Kickert help Aussies sweep China

Australia downed China 62-57 in Singapore on Sunday to seal the inaugural Youyi Games friendly basketball series 2-0.  Rising Saint Mary’s senior Clint Steindl saw his first action for the Boomers, while Daniel Kickert played both games of the series. Check out … Continue reading

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