Moral Victories Only: USD Stumbles Down Stretch in Loss to St. Mary’s

January 6, 2018

The 2017-18 University of San Diego men’s basketball team has made its money so far on stifling defense around the three-point line and a gritty lineup that runs eight deep. In a road match-up with St. Mary’s, and looking for the program’s first win in Moraga since 2007, the Toreros turned to that formula again. The opposing Gaels didn’t make a three-pointer until midway through the second half, and shot…

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USD’s Defense Carries Team to Best Start in Program History

December 12, 2017

For ten games now in the 2017-18 season, the University of San Diego has grounded its identity in keeping opponents off the scoreboard. The team leads the West Coast Conference in scoring defense (59.7 points per game) and shooting defense (37.3 percent), and leads the nation in three-point shooting defense at 22.4 percent. The defense-first philosophy has kept the team in games in challenging environments already this year, resulting in…

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Why San Diegans Should be Thankful for USD Athletics

November 23, 2017

It’s clear and without question that the most followed college team in San Diego is the SDSU Aztecs. Most San Diego sports fans seem to minimize the accomplishments produced by the athletic teams wearing blue and white on the campus of USD. SDSU has almost thirty-four thousand undergraduates and multiple athletic teams that receive national media compared to less than six thousand undergrads at USD with little to no national…

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