John Tauer

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Wins 8th Straight MIAC Title, Playoffs Next

In a season full of tough games and gritty efforts, John Tauer and the St. Thomas basketball team had a little bit of fun earlier this week. That’s easy to do when you win your eighth straight regular season conference title and secure a No. 1 seed for the MIAC Playoffs.

02/08/2013

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Clinches MIAC Playoff Berth

There is still plenty to be decided in the MIAC men’s basketball season, but St. Thomas knows one thing: They’re in the playoffs.

02/01/2013

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Suffers First Loss, Moves On

It’s safe to say the St. Thomas men’s basketball team didn’t need much time to move on from its first loss of the season.

01/25/2013

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Tommies Blog: Top-Ranked St. Thomas Dominating MIAC Opponents

The St. Thomas men’s basketball team is playing just like it wants to in its MIAC schedule, and through 11 games, nobody has been able to stop them.

01/18/2013

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Good Question: Why Is It So Hard To Change Our Minds?

When President Barack Obama announced his plans for gun control, it wasn’t a surprise to see people immediately revert to the same positions they held before the announcement.

01/16/2013

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas 13-0, Hosts Rival Johnnies Saturday On TV

The St. Thomas basketball team is in the grind of its conference schedule, but it’s been making things look rather easy lately.

01/11/2013

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Unbeaten, Up To No. 3 Nationally

While most of us were celebrating the holidays with friends and family, the St. Thomas basketball team spent most days in its gym staying fresh despite a layoff in games.

01/04/2013

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Tommies Blog: 8-0 St. Thomas Hosts No. 5 Steven’s Point Friday

John Tauer is in just his second year as head coach of the St. Thomas men’s basketball program, but he seems to be pushing all the right buttons.

12/20/2012

High School Loyalty, John Tauer, College, Good Question

Good Question: Why Are We So Loyal To Our Schools?

Over the next several days, high school seniors will walk across the stage, flip their tassel to the other side of the mortarboard cap and become an alumnus. College students have done the same the past couple weeks. In this season of graduation, Rick Tuomala wondered: Why are people so loyal to their schools?

06/07/2012

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Tommies Blog: Tauer Lands His ‘Dream Job’

It would be an understatement to say that John Tauer landed his dream job when offered the men’s basketball coaching job at the University of St. Thomas on April 20.

05/02/2012

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St. Thomas Names Tauer Head Men’s Basketball Coach

St. Thomas has named John Tauer head men’s basketball coach after he served as interim coach last season.

04/23/2012

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Tommies Blog: St. Thomas Teams Gear Up For NCAA Playoffs

It’s been quite a winter over at the St. Thomas campus in St. Paul as two basketball teams are gearing up for the NCAA Tournament.

03/01/2012

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Good Question: Are Athletes Arrested More Than Others?

The arrest of a Minnesota Vikings player over the weekend for domestic assault brought the team into the lead of a very dubious category: most arrests of any team in the NFL over the past 11 years. But do professional athletes get arrested more than the rest of us?

10/24/2011

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