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  1. 2015 forward drowns in kayaking accident

    Aug 24, 2014, 8:35 PM EDT

    17-year old Abdul Razak Shanun passed away when his kayak capsized in Mission Bay just off the coast of San Diego.

  2. New calendar requires programs to adjust preseason approach

    Sep 22, 2013, 11:30 AM EDT

    WCC Basketball Tournament - Semifinals San Diego v Saint Mary's

    Friday marks the official start of the 2013-14 college basketball season, as programs are now allowed to begin practicing on September 27. The scheduling change essentially added three weeks to the college hoops calendar, and this has required programs to take another look at the way in which they handle the preseason. The key for…

  3. Louisiana Tech among eight teams participating in new in-season event

    Sep 13, 2013, 5:54 PM EDT


    There’s another in-season tournament on the college basketball landscape, as it was announced on Friday that the Gulf Coast Showcase will be played in Estero, Fla. in late November. There will be two eight-team tournaments, one for men’s teams (November 25-27) and one for women’s teams (November 29-December 1) with Louisiana Tech being the highest-profile…

  4. San Diego forward John Sinis signs professional contract

    Sep 4, 2013, 6:57 PM EDT

    John Sinis, Matthew Dellavedova

    In two seasons at the University of San Diego, 6-9 forward John Sinis averaged 4.1 points and 2.7 rebounds per game for a program that has the look of a team primed to make a move in the WCC this season. Sinis won’t be around to see if a team led by guard Christopher Anderson…

  5. Man in San Diego bribery scheme sentenced to 30 months in prison

    Oct 13, 2012, 9:39 AM EDT

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    A defendant in the University of San Diego sports bribery case was sentenced to 30 months in prison for his role in scheme that strove to fix college basketball games by paying players to influence their outcomes. Steven Goria, 33, pleaded guilty in August to sports bribery, part of a larger case that also involved…

  6. Third man pleads guilty in San Diego basketball betting ring case

    May 26, 2012, 9:29 AM EDT


    Richard Thweni, a California man facing federal charges in connection with a betting ring involving the University of San Diego basketball team, has pleaded guilty to three charges against him. Thweni, 29, was facing charges of conspiracy to commit sports bribery, conduct an illegal gambling business, and distribute marijuana. A total of 10 defendants have…