Saturday night promises to be both exciting and bittersweet for the St. Thomas men’s basketball team. The Tommies (28-1), ranked No. 1 in Division III, host No. 12-ranked Calvin College (Michigan) in the Sweet 16 round of the NCAA Tournament.
The road to a championship is never an easy one, and the St. Thomas basketball team isn’t expecting an easy match-up when it faces Wheaton College Saturday night.
St. Thomas (26-1) will host Aurora University (Illinois) at 7 p.m. Saturday at the Anderson Athletics Center in the first round of the NCAA Division III Tournament.
The St. Thomas men’s basketball team had a big day in a lot of ways Sunday, beating Augsburg 92-65 to win the MIAC Playoff title. It’s the third straight championship for the Tommies (26-1), who enter the NCAA Division III Tournament as the nation’s No. 1-ranked team.
The St. Thomas men’s basketball team welcomed a week off from game action, especially since winning a MIAC regular season title is what got them there. Now St. Thomas hosts Carleton (16-10) at 7:30 p.m. Friday in the MIAC Playoff semifinals.
The St. Thomas basketball team is in an unusual spot this weekend, but it’s one they welcome. They can sit and rest, while four teams battle for three playoff spots on Saturday.
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.
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.
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.
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.
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.
The St. Thomas basketball team is in the grind of its conference schedule, but it’s been making things look rather easy lately.
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.
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.
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?