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All Three Bay Area WCC Schools Lose In Conference Tournament

It was a rough day for the three Bay Area schools in the West Coast Conference men’s basketball tournament: St. Mary’s College, Santa Clara University and the University of San Francisco all lost in the quarterfinals—with both SCU and USF putting up valiant efforts against top teams.

03/08/2015

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St. Mary’s College Chasing Fifth NCAA Bid In Eight Seasons

Bay Area residents generally don’t think of St. Mary’s College in Moraga as being a basketball powerhouse, but the Gaels basketball team is on the verge of making the NCAA Championship Tournament for the fifth time in eight seasons if they can make a good showing this week in the West Coast Conference tournament.

03/05/2015

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Santa Clara Basketball Isn’t What It Used To Be

There were days not so long ago when Santa Clara was the team none of the big boys wanted to play in the NCAA Tournament. Now, the Broncos struggle to even win the West Coast Conference title, thanks to the emergence of Gonzaga. But if there had been no Santa Clara, there would not be Gonzaga today.

03/03/2015

Head coach Randy Bennett of the Saint Mary's Gaels grabs his players, Stephen Holt #14 and Matthew Dellavedova #4, during the championship game of the West Coast Conference Basketball tournament against the Gonzaga Bulldogs at the Orleans Arena March 11, 2013 in Las Vegas, Nevada. Gonzaga won 65-51. (Photo by David Becker/Getty Images)

No. 24 Gonzaga Beats Saint Mary’s 73-51

No. 24 Gonzaga dominated the Gaels in nearly every phase of a 73-51 victory.

01/02/2014

Matthew Dellavedova #4 of the Saint Mary's Gaels drives against Kelly Olynyk #13 of the Gonzaga Bulldogs during the second half of the game at McCarthey Athletic Center on January 10, 2013 in Spokane, Washington. (William Mancebo/Getty Images)

St. Mary’s Will Try To Knock Off #1 Gonzaga

What likely separates Gonzaga from earning its first No. 1 seed in the NCAA tournament is a matchup with its West Coast Conference nemesis.

03/11/2013

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Georgia Tech Hands St. Mary’s 2nd Loss Of Season, 65-56

Brandon Reed scored 19 points and Georgia Tech made six 3-pointers in the second half to beat Saint Mary’s (Cal) 65-56 on Sunday, capturing third place in the DirecTV Classic.

11/26/2012

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Pacific Hands St. Mary’s Its First Loss, 76-66

Lorenzo McCloud scored 18 points on 5-of-10 shooting including an 8 for 9 performance from the free-throw line to lead Pacific past Saint Mary’s 76-66 on Friday.

11/23/2012

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Saint Mary’s Confident Heading To NCAA Tournament

After missing the NCAA Tournament last year, the Saint Mary’s men’s basketball team is looking for a bit more success as they are headed off to Omaha for their first game on Friday.

03/14/2012

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When & Where To Watch Cal, St. Mary’s In The NCAA Tourney

CBS won’t telecast either the Cal 1st round or St. Mary’s 2nd round game in the NCAA men’s basketball tournament this week, but here’s the information on where you can watch these two Bay Area teams.

03/12/2012

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Saint Mary’s Lands 7th Seed In NCAA Tournament

With an automatic bid to the NCAA tournament already assured, Saint Mary’s could remain relaxed even as 62 teams were called ahead of them in the 68-team field.

03/11/2012

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