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  1. Louisville’s Mangok Mathiang posts double-double in World University Games opener

    Jul 4, 2015, 7:45 PM EDT

    Mangok Mathiang

    Mathiang’s playing on an Australian team that includes the likes of Peter Hooley and Hugh Greenwood.

  2. Australian national team training camp begins an important offseason for Boise State’s Anthony Drmic

    May 24, 2014, 9:12 PM EDT

    Anthony Drmic

    Boise State’s Anthony Drmic to participate in the Australian national team’s training camp next week.

  3. The Australian influence in college basketball is growing stronger

    Nov 16, 2013, 10:45 AM EDT

    Saint Mary's head coach Randy Bennett yells from the bench as guard Paul McCoy watches during the final minutes of their NCAA tournament basketball game against Memphis in Auburn Hills

    One of the wonderful things about basketball is that it truly is an international game, but we see that being more common in the NBA. Basketball is played all over the world, but few groups of international ballplayers take advantage of our system of college basketball like Australians. According to this interesting read from the…

  4. Assistant coach Ben Johnson leaves Washington State program

    Sep 4, 2013, 8:30 PM EDT

    Washington State Athletics

    Washington State head coach Ken Bone has a vacancy to fill on his coaching staff, as it was announced by the school on Tuesday that assistant coach Ben Johnson has decided to leave the program. Johnson spent the last nine seasons in Pullman, beginning in 2004 as an assistant under then-head coach Dick Bennett. With…

  5. 2014 point guard Dante Exum won’t be a mid-season enrollee

    Aug 28, 2013, 4:49 PM EDT


    Australian point guard Dante Exum is one of the most highly sought-after players in the 2014 class. There’s his skill level, as Exum possesses the size and versatility that few players in his class currently have. And there was also the fact that, since he’s scheduled to complete his high school studies in October, Exum…

  6. Brandon Miller era at Butler set to begin in the ‘Land Down Under’

    Aug 2, 2013, 2:28 PM EDT

    Brandon Miller

    It’s been an eventful offseason for the Butler men’s basketball program. In addition to saying goodbye to four seniors, including leading scorers Rotnei Clarke and Andrew Smith, the program also saw head coach Brad Stevens leave to take over the same position with the Boston Celtics. Into his role slides Brandon Miller, who joined Stevens’…

  7. USA falls to Australia at World University Games, 93-84

    Jul 11, 2013, 7:14 PM EDT


    After winning each of its first three games at the World University Games in Kazan, Russia by double digits, the United States ran into significant resistance in the form of Australia on Thursday. Armed with five players who have experience on Australia’s senior men’s national team, the Australians won by the final score of 93-84…