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  1. Saint Mary's has high expectations

    Diamond Leung

    Saint Mary's faltered down the stretch last season, and for that was snubbed by the selection committee despite capturing 25 wins and a share of the West Coast Conference regular-season title. This coming season, the Gaels won't have WCC player of...

    Blog | July 29, 2011
  2. Saint Mary's carves out new identity in win

    Diamond Leung

    MORAGA, Calif. -- The mega-sized personality and production that characterized the Omar Samhan era at Saint Mary's is over, and how the Gaels expect to fill the power vacuum created by the big man's departure can best be summed up by his old point gu...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  3. St. John's-Saint Mary's quick reactions

    Diamond Leung

    Some quick impressions after Saint Mary's 76-71 win against St. John's: Not that we didn't know this before, but Dwayne Polee II is really athletic. He showed off his great leaping ability with a breakaway dunk in the first half, revealing why it...

    Blog | November 16, 2010
  4. Hoopsbag: Answering our mail

    Eamonn Brennan

    Each Wednesday, your humble college basketball hoops blogger (er, me) will respond to your questions, comments and nonsensical rants in this space. To submit, visit this page by clicking the link under my name in the upper right-hand corner of the pa...

    Blog | October 27, 2010
  5. Saint Mary's sticks with team concept

    Diamond Leung

    Coming off a banner year in which Saint Mary's advanced to the Sweet 16, the Gaels will apparently attempt to recreate their success by sticking with what works. After all, the Gaels dusted off the T-shirts they wore during the NCAA tournament and...

    Blog | September 15, 2010
  6. Mark Cuban: Beaubois' injury not a concern

    Jeff Caplan

    Injured Dallas Mavericks guard Roddy Beaubois is on his way back to Dallas from France and upon arrival later will have his broken left foot examined by team physician Richard S. Levy on Monday. PODCAST Mark Cuban talks about making a pla...

    Blog | August 09, 2010
  7. Big man Samhan headed to Lithuania

    Jeff Caplan

    LAS VEGAS -- Jovial center Omar Samhan will be taking his developing game and keen sense of humor overseas. Samhan, who made a name for himself with a tremendous NCAA tournament with little-known Saint Mary's, and a light-hearted, self-promotional...

    Blog | July 17, 2010
  8. Mahinmi, Samhan starting twin towers

    Jeff Caplan

    LAS VEGAS -- The Mavs are about to tip against John Wall and the Wizards and there's a bit of an interesting lineup change for the Dallas boys. Newly acquired 7-foot center Ian Mahinmi is in the starting lineup as expected. But, so is Omar Samhan, th...

    Blog | July 15, 2010
  9. Omar Samhan wants a little respect

    Henry Abbott

    Rob Mahoney of The Two Man Game did something smart. He pinpointed just about the most entertaining guy at all of Summer League, undrafted St. Mary's big man Omar Samhan. Then he convinced the player with the legendarily entertaining mouth to spend a...

    Blog | July 15, 2010
  10. Uneven Roddy comes through in clutch

    Jeff Caplan

    Chalk up the summer's first victory for the Dallas Mavericks squad in Las Vegas Monday night and Mr. Summer, Roddy Beaubois, made three huge plays in crunch time to pull out the 73-72 overtime win over Milwaukee. With Mavs coach Rick Carlisle watc...

    Blog | July 12, 2010
  11. Roddy B bounces back in loss

    Tim MacMahon

    A day after an awful summer opener, Rodrigue Beaubois performed like a promising prospect should in an NBA JV game. But it wasn't enough for the Mavs' summer league squad to beat the Rockets. Roddy B lit it up for 28 points on 12-of-20 shootin...

    Blog | July 11, 2010
  12. Smiling Samhan ready for hard summer

    Jeff Caplan

    DALLAS -- The Mavericks kicked off Summer League practices this week with games starting in Las Vegas on Friday. The media got to meet the 11-player squad on Tuesday. Obviously, Roddy Beaubois received star attention as the focal point of the summer ...

    Blog | July 07, 2010
  13. Mavericks release Summer League roster

    Jeff Caplan


    Blog | July 02, 2010
  14. Mavs taking 7-4 Senegalese project to Vegas

    Jeff Caplan

    The Dallas Mavericks' Summer League squad will be quite the spectacle in Las Vegas from July 9-18. The team will, of course, be headlined by Roddy Beaubois and first-round draft pick Dominique Jones. But, of neck-craning interest will be 7-foot...

    Blog | June 28, 2010
  15. Saint Mary's jovial big man on his way

    Jeff Caplan

    Omar Samhan, who parlayed his dominant opening two rounds of the NCAA Tournament and his magnetic personality into a national media blitz, will play for the Dallas Mavericks Summer League team in Las Vegas. The 7-footer led Saint Mary's to the Swe...

    Blog | June 25, 2010
  16. Omar Samhan really wants to get drafted

    Diamond Leung

    Omar Samhan appeared happy to play the role of the quotable underdog in the NCAA tournament -- outgoing off the court and ready to sneak up on you on it. It seems as if the former Saint Mary's center is taking the same approach leading up to the NBA ...

    Blog | June 23, 2010