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Like father, like daughter
4 years ago

Like father, like daughter

Head women’s basketball coach inspired by father’s coaching career, seeks his insight as her assistant coach

Head women’s basketball coach Polly Thomason faced a turning point in …
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Senior captains lead the way
5 years ago

Senior captains lead the way

Correction: Madi Hess’ name was misspelled in an earlier version of this article. The Mercury regrets this error.

Senior guards top team in scoring, grow as teammates, become …
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Men’s basketball takes down Trinity with season high 3-point shooting
5 years ago

Men’s basketball takes down Trinity with season high 3-point shooting

The men’s basketball team hit a season high of 15 3-pointers, one shy of a school record, in its 73-60 victory over the Trinity Tigers (1-10).

UTD (8-3) came out …
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Sideline Stories 2: Former UMHB point guard foregoes career in physical therapy, takes job on sidelines to prepare next generation of players
5 years ago

Sideline Stories 2: Former UMHB point guard foregoes career in physical therapy, takes job on sidelines to prepare next generation of players

Mallory McAdams didn’t think she was going to be a basketball coach.

After her playing days at the University of Mary Hardin-Baylor were over, McAdams spent several years …
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Sideline Stories 1: UTD all-time leader in assists takes role as second-in-command after solid career, aims to be a head coach one day
5 years ago

Sideline Stories 1: UTD all-time leader in assists takes role as second-in-command after solid career, aims to be a head coach one day

It was the start of the 2007 basketball season, and the men’s basketball team had traveled to Buffalo, N.Y., to play in a tournament. Assistant coach Travis Carruthers, on …
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Women’s basketball squeezes by Austin College
5 years ago

Women’s basketball squeezes by Austin College

In its last game before conference play, the women’s basketball team (3-0) outlasted the Austin College Kangaroos (1-2) 67-64 for their third straight win of the season.

The Comets looked …
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Men work to bring inexperienced players up to speed
5 years ago

Men work to bring inexperienced players up to speed

After a season that saw the team go 27-4, win the conference championship and advance to the NCAA tournament, a shroud of inexperience surrounds the 2014-15 men’s basketball team.


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Women look to build on teamwork to take on tough ASC
5 years ago

Women look to build on teamwork to take on tough ASC

The women’s basketball team is looking to rebound it it’s quest to claim the ASC title after it’s season ended abruptly in last year’s conference semifinals.

The team, …
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Men’s basketball trounces Texas Lutheran in season opener
5 years ago

Men’s basketball trounces Texas Lutheran in season opener

The men’s basketball team crushed Texas Lutheran 92-77 in their Homecoming season opener.

The Comets were able to control the game from the get-go, outscoring the Bulldogs 47 to 39 in …
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