Toreros to host Hawaii in the opening round of the Women’s NIT The women’s basketball team will play the Rainbow Wahine March 21 at 6 p.m. at the Jenny Craig Pavilion

By Alex Bullock SPORTS EDITOR After falling short of earning the West Coast Conference’s automatic bid to the NCAA women’s basketball championships, the women’s basketball team instead earned a bid to the 2013 Women’s National Invitational Tournament. Last season, the Toreros made it to the national semifinals of the WNIT, […]

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Basketball coach Grier to return for next season

By Alex Manessis CONTRIBUTOR Last Thursday with the NCAA tournament rapidly approaching, USD Athletic Director Ky Snyder announced that men’s head basketball coach Bill Grier would be back for a seventh season. The decision came five days after USD’s fourth consecutive losing season concluded with an exciting overtime loss to […]

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Men’s basketball season comes to bitter end at the hands of St. Mary’s Gaels It took overtime, but the Gaels defeated the Toreros 69-66 in the semifinals of the West Coast Conference Championship

By Alex Bullock SPORTS EDITOR The men’s basketball team’s season came to an end on March 9 after a 69-66 overtime loss to the St. Mary’s College Gaels in the semifinals of the West Coast Conference Championship in Las Vegas. The Toreros reached the semifinal game after defeating the Pepperdine […]

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NCAA Tournament: teams to watch

By Edwin Blebu ASST. SPORTS EDITOR Last weekend’s schedule of college basketball included many Top 25 matchups that provided a better insight as to which teams are hot and which teams are cooling down heading into conference tournaments. One of the notable Top 25 teams who made a big statement […]

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Toreros fall short of WCC title

Women’s basketball team falls to Gonzaga 62-50 in the finals of the WCC tournament. By Alex Bullock SPORTS EDITOR The women’s basketball team fell one game short of winning the West Coast Conference Championship after being defeated by the Gonzaga University Bulldogs 62-50 in Las Vegas on March 11. The […]

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We’re going streaking

By Alex Bullock SPORTS EDITOR A lot of the talk in the sports world recently has been about the Miami Heat’s winning streak and the Chicago Blackhawks’ point streak, and it got me to thinking about why streaks in sports are so impressive. For me, streaks are the best type […]

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