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Tommies stop Scots in MIAC opener 72-61

Thursday, December 1, 2016 8:32 AM
Guard Grant Shaeffer scored 17 points for the St. Thomas men's basketball team on Wednesday night. St. Thomas won 72-61 against Macalester College. (Ben Burke/TommieMedia)

Guard Grant Shaeffer scored 17 points for the twelfth-ranked St. Thomas men’s basketball team in its 72-61 win Wednesday night over Macalester College at Schoenecker Arena.

Tommies surge past St. Scholastica

Tuesday, November 22, 2016 10:50 PM
Guard Grant Shaeffer gets fouled as he goes up for the shot. Shaeffer missed only one shot from the free throw line. (Meghan Vosbeek/TommieMedia)

Guard Grant Shaeffer finished with 20 points to lead the No. 10-ranked St. Thomas men’s basketball team to a 83-65 victory over St. Scholastica Tuesday night at Schoenecker Arena.

The week ahead: Tommies to host Coe in second-round playoff game

Monday, November 21, 2016 9:45 AM
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In the second round of the playoffs, the third-ranked St. Thomas football team (11-0) will host Coe College (Iowa) on Saturday at noon at Palmer Field, the NCAA announced Sunday.

Tommies drop season opener to UW-River Falls despite comeback

Wednesday, November 16, 2016 8:10 AM
UW River Falls forward Brennan Witt leaps toward the basket for a rebound. St. Thomas took on UW River Falls Tuesday night in St. Paul. (Carlee Hackl/TommieMedia)

Devin Buckley scored 29 points to lead Wisconsin-River Falls to a 74-65 win over the tenth-ranked St. Thomas men’s basketball team Tuesday evening at Schoenecker Arena.

The Locker Room with John Tauer -Nov. 10, 2016

Thursday, November 10, 2016 1:27 PM

Head men’s basketball coach John Tauer, guard Grant Shaeffer and forward Ryan Boll join reporter Peter Monahan in the Locker Room. Related NewsThe Locker Room with James Kilian- Nov. 18, 2016 The Locker Room with Glenn Caruso – Nov. 11, 2016 The Locker Room with Glenn Caruso – Oct. 27, 2016

The Locker Room with John Tauer – April 7, 2016

Monday, April 11, 2016 4:33 PM
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Coach John Tauer, Taylor Montero and Ryan Saarela join sports editor Jesse Krull in The Locker Room.

Sports in :60 – April 4, 2016

Monday, April 4, 2016 9:49 AM
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Tommie basketball’s road to Salem

Thursday, March 31, 2016 5:35 PM
President Julie Sullivan gives Montero a congratulatory hug after being named the Most Outstanding Player of the Game in Salem, Virginia. The team's win was the final game for six seniors: Montero, Tillman, Saarela, Jimmy Remke, Thomas Sjoberg and Cullen Ogren. (Lauren Andrego/TommieMedia)

Chief photo editor Carlee Hackl compiles some of the best photos of the St. Thomas men’s basketball team on its road to an NCAA championship win in March.

Sports in :60 – March 31, 2016

Thursday, March 31, 2016 10:43 AM
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Tommies revel in NCAA victory

Saturday, March 19, 2016 10:29 PM
The Tommies bask in glory with the championship trophy. (Lauren Andrego/TommieMedia)

The No. 8-ranked St. Thomas men’s basketball team celebrated after securing the national championship.

Tommies secure national championship

Saturday, March 19, 2016 10:00 PM
Tauer celebrates the Tommies' 82-76 win over Benedictine in the Division III national championship. (Jesse Krull / TommieMedia)

For the second time in six seasons, the No. 8-ranked St. Thomas men’s basketball team secured the national championship.

Tommies push through to the national championship

Friday, March 18, 2016 11:29 PM
Guard Cortez Tillman goes up for two against Rayshard Brown. Tillman was the third leading scorer versus Christopher Newport with 11 points. (Lauren Andrego/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas men’s basketball team is heading to the national championship game after a 66-62 victory over Christopher Newport Friday night at the Salem Civic Center.

Tommies ready to duel in Final Four

Thursday, March 17, 2016 11:38 PM
Guard Grant Shaeffer speaks on behalf of St. Thomas at the Final Four banquet at the Salem Civic Center. The banquet included speakers from each team, D3 Hoops, the City of Salem and the NCAA. (Lauren Andrego/TommieMedia)

The St. Thomas men’s basketball team held one of its final practices in the Salem Civic Center in preparation for Friday’s NCAA semifinal game against Christopher Newport.

The Locker Room with John Tauer – Mar. 15, 2016

Tuesday, March 15, 2016 2:04 PM
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Coach John Tauer and guards Grant Shaeffer and Taylor Montero join sports editor Jesse Krull for a Final Four edition of TommieMedia’s The Locker Room.

Sports in :60 – March 14, 2016

Monday, March 14, 2016 10:04 AM
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This is Sports in :60 for March 14, 2016.