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  1. 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
  2. Omar Samhan sticks it to the Zags

    Diamond Leung

    Saint Mary's star center Omar Samhan had already been labeled "The Most Hated Man in Spokane" before helping his team beat Gonzaga in the West Coast Conference tournament final. During Monday's game, he played the villain again while picking up a ...

    Blog | March 10, 2010
  3. Video: It's (conference) tourney time

    Diamond Leung

    Diamond Leung takes a look at tonight's conference tournament games....

    Blog | March 05, 2010
  4. Welcome to the Damian Lillard show

    Diamond Leung

    After Weber State's Damian Lillard scored 36 points to tie a career high against Saint Mary's last week, Gaels coach Randy Bennett could only laugh as he joked his team did a good job by holding the star guard to under 40 points. Lillard became th...

    Blog | December 05, 2011
  5. Saint Mary's makes a statement against UNI

    Diamond Leung

    MORAGA, Calif. -- Tradition has it that Saint Mary's sweats it out on Selection Sunday. Two seasons ago, it took the drama out of it by winning the West Coast Conference tournament, and the Gaels made it all the way to the Sweet 16. Last season, desp...

    Blog | November 15, 2011
  6. 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
  7. 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
  8. WCC preview: San Francisco on the rise

    Diamond Leung

    SAN BRUNO, Calif. -- San Francisco coach Rex Walters understands that in the WCC, a hierarchy exists. Gonzaga has had its decade of dominance. Saint Mary's has developed into a small-school power. BYU enters the league as a giant to be feared. Wa...

    Blog | November 04, 2011
  9. Saint Mary's to grow out mustaches

    Diamond Leung

    The outstanding beard that used to dominate Saint Mary's guard Matthew Dellavedova's face is no more. Gone is the goatee of top returning scorer Rob Jones. In fact, the entire Saint Mary's team, including coaches, shaved off all their facial hair ...

    Blog | November 01, 2011
  10. Saint Mary's guard suffers knee injury

    Diamond Leung

    It wasn't going to be easy for Saint Mary's to replace the production of West Coast Conference player of the year Mickey McConnell, but the task got more difficult now that point guard transfer Paul McCoy has gone down in practice with a right knee i...

    Blog | October 24, 2011
  11. 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
  12. Don't sleep on Utah State

    Diamond Leung

    Utah State forward Brady Jardine earned his way onto SportsCenter last season with a ferocious dunk that helped the Aggies beat Saint Mary's on national television and provided a signature moment for their NCAA tournament team. The Aggies have domina...

    Blog | September 22, 2011
  13. 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
  14. Randy Bennett not liking Selection Sundays

    Diamond Leung

    Saint Mary's coach Randy Bennett went into the weekend cautiously optimistic that the Gaels were headed back to the NCAA tournament. "I feel good," Bennett said Friday, knocking on the wood of his desk for good measure. "You never know what can ha...

    Blog | March 14, 2011
  15. Utah State Aggies' Tai Wesley hopes to show off good side in post...

    Diamond Leung

    Tai Wesley relishes his role as public enemy No. 1 (just ask Saint Mary's and New Mexico State fans), but the Utah State faithful will remember the senior as one of the winningest and most complete players in school history.

    Story | Conversation | March 08, 2011
  16. Scrappy Utah State gets its signature win

    Diamond Leung

    MORAGA, Calif. -- Utah State forward Tai Wesley heard the boos that rained down on him at McKeon Pavilion and loved every second of it. The senior dominated the second half of a BracketBusters game at Saint Mary's on Saturday night, scoring 17 of ...

    Blog | February 20, 2011