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Beck named to New Zealand squad for Olympic qualifying tournament

Saint Mary’s rising junior women’s basketball guard Stella Beck has been selected as one of 12 players named to the New Zealand National Team that will play in a FIBA Olympic Qualifying Tournament in France next week. Beck, who led the West … Continue reading

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Boomers officially claim Olympic berth

With its 92-68 victory over New Zealand yesterday, the Australian National Team officially claimed a sweep in a three-game series against the Tall Blacks, claimed the Al Ramsay Shield and earned the 2011 FIBA Oceana Championship.  With the series victory, … Continue reading

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Mills leads Boomers to victory in Olympic qualifier

Former Saint Mary’s guard Patrick Mills scored a team-high 20 points to lead the Australian National Team to a 91-78 victory over rival New Zealand in the first game of a 2012 London Olympics qualifying series today in Melbourne. Junior … Continue reading

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Delly, Patty and Daniel heading back to camp

After a long European tour that saw their team play seven games in 11 days against some of the world’s top competition, Matthew Dellavedova, Patrick Mills and Daniel Kickert return to training camp next week with hopes of making the … Continue reading

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Delly scores 12 in Boomers’ win over Serbia

Saint Mary’s rising senior Matthew Dellavedova connected on a pair of free throws and assisted on the final basket of the game to help the Australian National Team to a 78-69 win over Serbia at the London Invitational Basketball Invitational. … Continue reading

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Today’s basketball news out of Australia…

With current and former Saint Mary’s men and women’s basketball players Adam Caporn (coach),  Matthew Dellavedova, Daniel Kickert, Patrick Mills, Clint Steindl and Louella Tomlinson all representing their home country in international competition, there has been a ton of Gael-related hoops … Continue reading

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News from Boomers training camp on the Gold Coast

A trio of former and current Saint Mary’s Gaels are currently participating in a training camp that will determine the teams that will represent Australia in international competition this summer – including a critical series against New Zealand that will … Continue reading

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