Nothing but net.
Congratulations to the St. Mary's Gaels, who in beating Gonzaga 78-74 in overtime won the WCC tournament and punched their ticket to the dance. [ESPN2]
Just one early game today, but one that could tear the Holy See apart. Did the Pope intercede in the 'Cats near debacle against Robert Morris, or is he secretly a West Coast basketball fan who's grown bored with Gonzaga?
St. Mary's sneaked into the Big Dance by upsetting Gonzaga in the WCC tournament, what do they have planned for an encore?
Miami (Fla.) Hurricanes (22-10) vs. St. Mary's Gaels (25-6)
When: Friday, 12:15 p.m.
Where: Little Rock
1. That Confusing Nickname. Saint Mary's, out of the West Coast Conference (aka Gonzaga's Conference) cannot be found on a map by many (or any?) but is 20 miles from Oakland and San Francisco in the hills of the East Bay. They may suffer from having the most confusing name in college basketball. To Clarify, a Gael is…