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  1. WCC preview: All is not lost at Santa Clara

    Diamond Leung

    SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- No, Santa Clara coach Kerry Keating doesn't think that his team's season ended on Sept. 6. That was the day Marc Trasolini went up for a shot, came down on his left leg and suffered a torn anterior cruciate ligament playing fo...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  2. WCC: Five Things I Can't Wait To See

    Diamond Leung

    Here are five storylines worth tracking in the WCC this season: 1. Gonzaga taking on all comers Not that it's at all surprising, but it's good to see Mark Few embrace the challenge of adding Mountain West powerhouse BYU to the league. Gonzaga...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  3. WCC preview: Coaching quotable

    Diamond Leung

    An assortment of quotes from each of the nine coaches at the recent WCC Media Day: BYU's Dave Rose: "Brandon Davies, Noah Hartsock, Charles Abouo, they've played in big games, made winning plays in games, and we will play through our posts as we s...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  4. Santa Clara's Foster shoots free from 3

    Diamond Leung

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Kevin Foster isn't exactly trying to hide his secret to 3-point success. After all, the word "dedication" is tattooed on the right arm of the Santa Clara guard who has hoisted up more shots from long range and made more of t...

    Blog | November 03, 2011
  5. The Aussie rules-college hoops connection

    Diamond Leung

    Ben Dowdell is taking a unique path after graduation, going from rugged Santa Clara starting forward to Australian rules football prospect with the Adelaide Crows. Football Operations General Manager Phil Harper said Dowdell, who dabbled in footbal...

    Blog | October 19, 2011
  6. Nonconference schedule analysis: WCC

    Diamond Leung

    For the rest of the week, will be breaking down the nonconference schedules of each and every team in a dozen different leagues. On Tuesday, we began with the ACC, SEC and C-USA. On Wednesday, we continued with the Big East, Atlantic 10 and ...

    Blog | October 06, 2011
  7. Santa Clara assistants get chance to shine

    Diamond Leung

    One of college basketball's first buzzer-beating wins of the fall took place on Saturday. During a preseason tour of Canada, Santa Clara forward Ray Cowels hit a 3-pointer in overtime to lift the Broncos to the win, and it was a particularly emotiona...

    Blog | September 13, 2011
  8. 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
  9. Marc Trasolini tears ACL during trip home

    Diamond Leung

    Santa Clara forward Marc Trasolini will miss the upcoming season with a torn left anterior cruciate ligament, and the Broncos lost their second-leading scorer in cruel fashion. Trasolini, a native of Vancouver, Canada, suffered the injury while pl...

    Blog | September 07, 2011
  10. Marc Trasolini wants to leave SCU on top

    Diamond Leung

    Santa Clara hangs a banner in the Leavey Center to honor Steve Nash, who was the man on campus the last time the Broncos consistently went to the NCAA tournament. Coach Kerry Keating refers to another Canadian as the current "poster child" for the...

    Blog | September 06, 2011
  11. Bracket reveal: 76 Classic

    Diamond Leung

    Tournament bracket for the 76 Classic When and where: Nov. 24-25, 27 at the Anaheim Convention Center in Anaheim, Calif. Initial thoughts: Lon Kruger gets an opportunity to win a 76 Classic championship for a second straight year, but it'll be ...

    Blog | August 04, 2011
  12. CIT final an emotional trip for Kerry Keating

    Diamond Leung

    Santa Clara has made a run to the championship game of the tournament in its first trip to a postseason tournament in 15 years. That the Broncos are able to give their young players experience playing in late March and a trip to Ne...

    Blog | March 28, 2011
  13. West Coast Conference: Loyola Marymount Lions dismiss senior guar...

    Diamond Leung

    Loyola Marymount was without second-leading scorer and rebounder Vernon Teel on Saturday night against Santa Clara after dismissing him from the program.

    Story | Conversation | March 05, 2011
  14. Santa Clara scores big win against Gonzaga

    Diamond Leung

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Santa Clara coach Kerry Keating acted as if he'd been there, calmly walking back toward his bench coming out of the handshake line as hundreds of students engulfed his players on the court. That's when assistant coach James ...

    Blog | January 21, 2011
  15. Diamond in the Rough: Fordham Rams' Chris Gaston thankful for his...

    Diamond Leung

    An offseason car accident almost cost Fordham's Chris Gaston his life. The lessons learned from that incident are still fresh on his mind.

    Story | Conversation | January 04, 2011
  16. Klay Thompson comes through for Wazzu

    Diamond Leung

    SANTA CLARA, Calif. -- Klay Thompson didn't have his best shooting night, but when it counted most, he came through for Washington State. Thompson buried a 3-pointer with 14.5 seconds in regulation to tie the score and send the game into overtime,...

    Blog | December 20, 2010