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Tennessee, Baylor Move Into Final Eight

Vols upset No. 2 Ohio State; Bears bounce St. Mary's

(Newser) - Sixth seed Tennessee upset No. 2 Ohio State tonight, winning 76-73 to secure a place in the final eight of the NCAA men’s basketball tournament. The Volunteers (28-8) will face Michigan State in Sunday’s Midwest Regional final, with a trip to the Final Four on the line. More »

Miami Storms From Behind to Beat St. Mary's

McClinton scores 40 as Hurricanes advance to second round

(Newser) - Jack McClinton took it upon himself to make sure seventh-seeded Miami would be advancing in the NCAA Tournament today, reports the Associated Press. McClinton scored a career-high 38 points, including 32 in the second half, as the Hurricanes came from behind to beat St. Mary's, 78-64. Patty Mills led the... More »

Kansas State Can't Topple the Jayhawks Again

Xavier fends off George Washington, St. Mary's loses to Gonzaga again

(Newser) - The No. 6 Kansas Jayhawks took revenge on the team that spoiled their perfect season earlier this year, putting Kansas State away 88-74. Brandon Rush, who led the Jayhawks' scoring with 21 points, isn't worried about his team's marred record, and expects to take the court as one of the... More »

St. Mary's Takes Revenge on San Diego

61-54 win puts No. 25 Gaels in comfortable playoff position

(Newser) - St. Mary's defeated San Diego 61-54 to avenge the Gaels' only conference loss of the season. The fiercely fought victory gives the No. 25 team at least the second seed, and two valuable byes, in next month's WCC championship. The win almost didn't happen, however—four consecutive late turnovers almost... More »

Arizona Upsets Washington State 65-55

Determined Kent State hands No. 19 St. Mary's first home loss 65-57

(Newser) - No. 17 Washington State couldn't buy a basket last night, shooting 34% from the field as Arizona ran away with a 65-55 upset. The Wildcats saw their big three catch fire at once, as Jordan Hill had 13 points and nine boards, Jerryd Bayless scored 20, and Chase Budinger topped... More »

St. Mary's Hits 100-Point Mark vs. Pepperdine

No. 23 Gaels, fueled by superior shooting, win easily on the road

(Newser) - No. 23 St. Mary's used 59% shooting from the field and balanced scoring attack of six players in double figures to blow out host Pepperdine, 100-64, in West Coast Conference action Monday. Diamon Simpson had 13 points, 13 rebounds and Patrick Mills had 18 points for the conference-leading Gaels, who... More »

Tarnished Indiana Takes Out Spartans

WSU trumps Oregon, St. Mary's routs Loyola Marymount

(Newser) - Indiana fans finally got something to cheer about last night. After dealing with a week of accusations of NCAA violations by their coach, Hoosier rooters had to smile after an 80-61 Big Ten upset of No. 10 Michigan State, reports AP. Eric Gordan led the way with 28 points as... More »

St. Mary's Fends Off Santa Clara

Simpson makes clutch free throws to lock up 54-50 victory

(Newser) - The 8-1 St. Mary's Gaels, riding their best start in team history, beat Santa Clara 54-50 last night for a fourth straight victory. Diamon Simpson, a 61% career free-throw shooter, made two clutch shots to break a tie in the game's final minute, and Tron Smith sank two more for... More »

St. Mary's Stays Perfect at Home

Gaels hit 20 wins with victory over San Francisco

(Newser) - St. Mary's got its third straight win, its 20th of the season, and just another in a string of home victories by blowing out the San Francisco Dons, 76-51. Riding three weeks in the national rankings, a feat the school hasn't seen in 20 years, the Gaels are matching pace... More »

Saint Mary's Downs Rival Gonzaga

Gaels' 3rd win in 25 games against Bulldogs is 89-85 OT battle

(Newser) - The West Coast Conference now features three teams—Gonzaga, St. Mary's and San Diego—all tied for first place after St. Mary's overtime defeat of old nemesis Gonzaga. The 89-85 win came in spite of 62% free-throw shooting and 41% from the field, the San Francisco Chronicle reports. Nevertheless, "... More »

S. Illinois Upsets No. 24 St. Mary's 71-56

Mullins has career game as Salukis snap losing streak

(Newser) - Southern Illinois rode the scoring wave that is Bryan Mullins to a surprise 71-56 victory over a newly ranked St. Mary's team last night, reports the Southern Illinoisan. The junior point guard put up a career-best 24 points and five assists while going 7-for-7 from the line, helping his team... More »

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