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  1. 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
  2. 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
  3. Final Mavs prospects get workouts today

    Jeff Caplan

    Six more draft prospects come to the American Airlines Center practice gym for the final workouts before Thursday night's NBA draft. In all, the Dallas Mavericks invited 31 prospects of all heights and positions over six days. Most are projected to b...

    Blog | June 22, 2010
  4. Baylor Bears upgrade to business Elite Eight with romp of Saint M...

    Jeff Caplan

    Baylor's romp of Saint Mary's shows that Bears belong in tournament's Elite class.

    Story | Conversation | March 26, 2010
  5. Bears one win away from Final Four

    Jeff Caplan

    HOUSTON -- The Baylor Bears' unprecedented journey has reached the Elite Eight with an absolute demolition of the Saint Mary's Gaels, 72-49, in a game that was all but over midway through the first half. The Bears, led by Tweety Carter and LaceDarius...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  6. Pro-Baylor crowd boos the Gaels

    Jeff Caplan

    HOUSTON -- The Saint Mary's Gaels just came out of the tunnel first and received a hearty welcome of boos from the overwhelmingly pro-Baylor crowd. However, let's make this perfectly clear: Reliant Stadium looks practically empty. It looks like th...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  7. So close, but A&M so far from Houston

    Jeff Caplan

    HOUSTON -- How amazing would the scene at Reliant Stadium be tonight had Texas A&M held its 11-point second-half lead over Purdue and joined Baylor in the Bayou City, basically the Aggies' backyard? Think there's a lot of green-and-gold out here? ...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  8. Are Baylor, Purdue headed for rematch?

    Jeff Caplan

    HOUSTON -- Remember who beat Baylor in the first round of the 2008 NCAA tournament, the Bears' first entry in 20 years? Yep, the Purdue Boilermakers, 90-79. They'll meet again on Sunday with the South Region title and a berth in the Final Four ...

    Blog | March 26, 2010
  9. Sweet 16 chat today at 1 p.m.

    Jeff Caplan

    Join me, Jeff Caplan, for a live chat to discuss the Sweet 16. Games get underway on Thursday. Of course, locally the Baylor Bears face the Saint Mary's Gaels on Friday in Houston in a historic matchup for both programs. Get your questions in earl...

    Blog | March 23, 2010
  10. Oh yes, Bears remember coaches' pick

    Jeff Caplan

    WACO -- Baylor Bears coach Scott Drew has been reminding those who might have forgotten that during the preseason the Big 12 coaches picked his team to finish 10th in the conference. Oops, after tying for second place in the Big 12, the Bears are ...

    Blog | March 22, 2010
  11. St. Mary's giant Samhan eager to see Udoh

    Jeff Caplan

    Saint Mary's 6-foot-11 forward Omar Samhan pulls no punches discussing the importance of his upcoming battle against Baylor's 6-10 forward Ekpe Udoh. He believes Friday's Sweet 16 game at Houston's Reliant Stadium could hinge on it. "I do. I think...

    Blog | March 22, 2010
  12. Sweet 16 glimpse in the Twitter-verse

    Jeff Caplan

    Want an inside glimpse during the build up to Friday's South Region Sweet 16 matchup between the No. 3 Baylor Bears and the No. 10 Saint Mary's Gaels? Log on to Twitter and follow Baylor forward Ekpe Udoh and his lively St. Mary's counterpart Omar...

    Blog | March 22, 2010
  13. Saint Mary's center is happy-go-lucky load

    Jeff Caplan

    No one enjoyed the NCAA tournament as much as Omar Samhan. The large, 6-foot-11 center ate up the media attention as his underdog Saint Mary's team advanced to the Sweet 16. In the first two rounds of the tournament, Samhan averaged 30.5 points an...

    Blog | June 21, 2010
  14. Mid-major St. Mary's ready for major speed

    Jeff Caplan

    Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett said his team will be prepared to face the quickness and athleticism of the Baylor Bears Friday night in their Sweet 16 matchup in Houston. The Gaels might play in a conference unrenowned for its blazing speed, per...

    Blog | March 25, 2010
  15. Unlikely Sweet 16 foes Baylor, Saint Mary's have similar stories,...

    Jeff Caplan

    Baylor and Saint Mary's have similar stories, but don't call them Cinderellas.

    Story | Conversation | March 23, 2010
  16. Senior center Josh Lomers is surprise hero as Baylor beats Old Do...

    Jeff Caplan

    With the season slipping away, big man Josh Lomers hoisted Baylor to safety.

    Story | Conversation | March 20, 2010