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  1. Kobe Bryant's presence felt at UC Irvine

    Diamond Leung

    Kobe Bryant has in recent years become a regular visitor at UC Irvine. Because Anteaters assistant Ryan Badrtalei coordinates his workouts, Bryant can sometimes be found on the court, in the pool, on the track, or lifting weights. As a resident of...

    Blog | September 02, 2011
  2. Golden State Warriors going back to school

    Diamond Leung

    Ekpe Udoh is not unlike the average college student, as the former Baylor star who returned to the classroom after a long layoff recently had this to tweet: I hate when the teacher calls on me and I'm zoned out. Get it together ekpe geeesh What mak...

    Blog | July 13, 2011
  3. Rex Walters following the Jeremy Lin story

    Diamond Leung

    San Francisco coach Rex Walters has yet to meet Jeremy Lin, but wants to extend an invitation to the presumed newest member of their small fraternity -- Asian-Americans who have played in the NBA. When Lin is in the neighborhood and wants to work...

    Blog | August 05, 2010
  4. Jeremy Lin representing the Ivy League well

    Diamond Leung

    Jeremy Lin was a feel-good story during his career at Harvard. And as if being an Asian-American college basketball star out of the Ivy League wasn't intriguing enough, on Wednesday the Bay Area native signed a contract with the Golden State Warriors...

    Blog | July 21, 2010
  5. Twitter suspension can't stop Watson

    Diamond Leung

    Kashif Watson is off Twitter suspension and latching onto an NBA summer league summer league team. The former Idaho guard who saw his Senior Night ruined and his college career ended after being suspended indefinitely for calling out coach Don Ver...

    Blog | July 02, 2010
  6. UC Irvine Anteaters tabs Russell Turner for head coaching job

    Diamond Leung

    UC Irvine has hired Russell Turner as its head men's basketball coach, a school spokesman said Friday.

    Story | Conversation | April 09, 2010
  7. Saint Mary's 'One Shining Moment'

    Diamond Leung

    Step aside, Gordon Hayward for a moment, and let a pro take the microphone and do the rapping for the so-called mid-majors. Oakland rapper Mistah F.A.B. is a big basketball fan has been trading tweets in recent days with Saint Mary's star Omar Sam...

    Blog | March 27, 2010
  8. Saint Mary's Samhan is somewhat quotable

    Diamond Leung

    MORAGA, Calif. -- Trash-talking Saint Mary's star center Omar Samhan has been the media darling of this NCAA tournament, and the range of his charisma was on display during today's media session at McKeon Pavilion. Here's a sampling of some of Sam...

    Blog | March 22, 2010
  9. UC Riverside's Gurganious puts career in perspective

    Diamond Leung

    On the 20th anniversary of the death of Hank Gathers, UC Riverside guard Larry Gurganious watched the old Loyola Marymount games being replayed on ESPN Classic and found himself glued to the television. Gurganious said he hadn't known much about G...

    Blog | March 05, 2010
  10. Cal's Montgomery back on top

    Diamond Leung

    BERKELEY, Calif. -- Confetti rained down from the rafters at Haas Pavilion, as a historic day for Cal happened to coincide with coach Mike Montgomery's 63rd birthday party. The Bears clinched at least a share of the conference title with a decisiv...

    Blog | February 27, 2010