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  1. Oral Roberts wins game with a prayer

    Diamond Leung

    It was a game-winning shot so stunning that the Oral Roberts play-by-play man prematurely declared the start of overtime right before the ball went through the hoop. With the game tied, Oral Roberts big man Damen Bell-Holter stole a baseball inbou...

    Blog | December 13, 2011
  2. Cal is short-handed minus Solomon

    Diamond Leung

    In a media day monologue that included details of his cancer scare along with humor both dark and self-deprecating, Cal coach Mike Montgomery made one glaring comment while describing the state of his team that was omitted from the Pac-12's detailed ...

    Blog | December 02, 2011
  3. Mark Few thinks the world of Robert Sacre

    Diamond Leung

    Gonzaga is out to win its 12th consecutive West Coast Conference title and has a loaded roster highlighted by Robert Sacre, a fifth-year senior who'll be the latest in a long line of players in the program to be relied upon for leadership. The 7-f...

    Blog | September 19, 2011
  4. Santa Clara takes weight issues seriously

    Diamond Leung

    Robert Garrett is a freshman center at Santa Clara who goes by the nickname "Big Rob," and there's a good reason for that. On the roster, Garrett is listed at 7-feet, 255 pounds. And when his weight threatened to sideline him from a team activity ...

    Blog | September 12, 2011
  5. UC Riverside wants new identity and logo

    Diamond Leung

    The UC Riverside Highlanders' current athletics logo currently features a bear with half its face painted blue in honor of Scottish hero William Wallace, the subject of the movie "Braveheart" starring Mel Gibson. The logo was created after student...

    Blog | September 09, 2011
  6. Duke professor releases trick shot video

    Diamond Leung

    At Duke, it's not only Kyle Singler who has a trick shot video of himself getting buckets all over campus. Even a Duke professor is getting into the act. Robert Kamei, the vice dean of education at the Duke-NUS Graduate Medical School in Singapore...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  7. Butler and Gonzaga to square off

    Diamond Leung

    Butler and Gonzaga are the two kings of college basketball's mid-majors (if you can still call them that), and they'll be starting a home-and-home series in December for the next two seasons, according to the Indianapolis Star. Butler is to travel t...

    Blog | July 06, 2011
  8. Fredette scores 34 as BYU crushes Zags

    Diamond Leung

    DENVER -- BYU fans were chanting long after the team had left the court at the Pepsi Center. Their cries could be heard inside the Cougars locker room, where a player asked Jimmer Fredette if he could understand the chants. "3:16?" he asked Fredet...

    Blog | March 20, 2011
  9. Rapid Reaction: BYU 89, Gonzaga 67

    Diamond Leung

    DENVER -- BYU beat Gonzaga 89-64 to earn a spot in the Sweet 16 -- the first time the Cougars have gotten this far since 1981. They did it behind Jimmer Fredette's 34 points and six assists. Jackson Emery scored 16 points, and Noah Hartsock added 13....

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  10. Preview: Saturday in Denver

    Diamond Leung

    No. 13 seed Morehead State (25-9) vs. No. 12 seed Richmond (28-7), 5:15 p.m. ET How they got here: Both 12th-seeded Richmond and 13th-seeded Morehead State staged comebacks against power-conference teams on Thursday. The Spiders beat Vanderbilt 69...

    Blog | March 19, 2011
  11. Gonzaga a 'Final Four-capable team'

    Diamond Leung

    DENVER -- Steve Lavin momentarily put on his analyst's cap and gave a glowing review of Gonzaga's chances in the NCAA tournament after the Zags dominated his St. John's team throughout an 86-71 second-round win. "They're definitely a Final Four-ca...

    Blog | March 18, 2011
  12. George Washington donor ejected by ref

    Diamond Leung

    Might there be a need for a second so-called beer summit in Washington? George Washington accounting professor Robert Kasmir was ejected from his seat for yelling at a referee during Saturday's win against Dayton -- a game during which he and his ...

    Blog | March 07, 2011
  13. Upset fan wants change at Arkansas

    Diamond Leung

    One fan is so tired of the John Pelphrey era at Arkansas that he paid for a large ad in the sports section of the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. In it the fan, who signed the ad as "Y Roberts," called for other fans to contact everyone from school admini...

    Blog | March 03, 2011
  14. Zags win an OT classic, now tied atop WCC

    Diamond Leung

    MORAGA, Calif. -- It was a close call, but Gonzaga's streak lives to see another day. The Zags prevented Saint Mary's from stopping their dynastic stretch of 10 straight WCC regular-season titles, and in the process, they prevented their rival fro...

    Blog | February 25, 2011
  15. Zags award scholarship to David Stockton

    Diamond Leung

    Gonzaga freshman guard David Stockton, the son of Hall of Famer John Stockton, has been placed on scholarship, according to The Spokesman-Review. Stockton has played well as a reserve point guard and hit timely shots this season for the Zags, who ...

    Blog | February 01, 2011
  16. Gonzaga's lost weekend is a bad sign

    Diamond Leung

    SAN FRANCISCO -- San Francisco upset Gonzaga at home in overtime for the second straight year, but Dons coach Rex Walters noticed this time the celebration was different. This year when the students came running onto the court after the 96-91 win,...

    Blog | January 23, 2011