Tag Archives: Australia

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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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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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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Watching the Boomers in Rio

The opening ceremonies for the Rio Olympic Games are just days away and a pair of former Saint Mary’s guards will serve as the starting backcourt on an Australian National Team that is being labeled as the greatest in the country’s history (no pressure, right?). Matthew … Continue reading

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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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