COL BKB: Gonzaga 88, Santa Clara 54

SPOKANE, Wash., March 4 (UPI) -- Steven Gray scored 18 points Monday and No. 23 Gonzaga routed Santa Clara 88-54 to win its eighth straight West Coast Conference regular season title.

COL BKB: St. Mary's-Cal 54, Santa Clara 50

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Feb. 12 (UPI) -- Yusef Smith grabbed a rebound and then hit two free throws after being fouled with 3.6 seconds left Monday to ice a 54-50 St. Mary's win over Santa Clara.

N.C. hiker's remains identified

BREVARD, N.C., Feb. 4 (UPI) -- Skeletal remains found recently in North Carolina's Nantahala National Forest are those of missing hiker John Bryant, authorities said Monday.

COL BKB: Stanford 74, Santa Clara 48

STANFORD, Calif., Dec. 20 (UPI) -- Brook Lopez scored 20 points in his first game of the season Wednesday, sparking No. 25 Stanford to a 74-48 win over Santa Clara.

Hunting ban not helping foxes in Britain

LONDON, Nov. 2 (UPI) -- A controversial hunting ban in Britain apparently has failed to accomplish its purpose of extending the lifespan of foxes.

COL BKB: Air Force 78, Santa Clara 48

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Dec. 30 (UPI) -- Jacob Burtschi's 16 points led five teammates in double figures as Air Force beat host Santa Clara, 78-48, for the Cable Car Classic championship.

COL BKB: Nevada 78, Santa Clara 70

SANTA CLARA, Calif., Nov. 26 (UPI) -- Nick Fazekas scored a game-high 28 points and grabbed 15 rebounds, helping No. 21 Nevada to a 78-70 win over Santa Clara at the Leavey Center.

Amtel chip speeds e-passport reading

SAN JOSE, Calif., July 6 (UPI) -- Atmel announced its newest microcontroller had helped read an e-passport in less than two seconds in a recent test.

Colo. breweries deny beer dump into sewer

FORT COLLINS, Colo., Feb. 11 (UPI) -- Two breweries in Fort Collins, Colo., have said they did not discharge water that could have caused a city water treatment plant breakdown.

Two held in architecture student's slaying

MURPHYSBORO, Ill., Feb. 1 (UPI) -- Bond was set at $1 million each for a couple accused of murder in the slaying of a Southern Illinois University student from Chicago, a report said.

COL BKB: St. Joseph's 53, Hofstra 44

PHILADELPHIA, March 16 (UPI) -- Pat Carroll scored 16 points Wednesday night and St. Joseph's defense carried the Hawks to a 53-44 win over Hofstra in the NIT's opening round.

Chaney won't coach in Atlantic 10 tourney

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Temple University coach John Chaney announced Monday he will not coach in the Atlantic 10 Championship Tournament.

Temple suspends Hall of Fame coach

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 25 (UPI) -- Temple Coach John Chaney was suspended for the rest of the regular season Friday amid widespread condemnation of his actions during a game Tuesday.

COL BKB: St. Josephs 70, Texas Tech 65

BUFFALO, N.Y., March 20 (UPI) -- John Bryant scored with 13.4 seconds left Sunday to seal top-seeded St. Joseph's 70-65 victory over Texas Tech in the second round of the NCAA tournament.
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John Bryant
U.S. President George W. Bush speaks with the media after holding a meeting on the financial literacy of Americans in the Roosevelt Room of the White House on April 25, 2007. With Bush is John Bryant, whose Operation Hope works to assist low-wealth communities. . (UPI Photo/Roger L. Wollenberg)

John Bryant (born c.1717, probably at Bromley, Kent; died 23 July 1772, probably at Bromley) was an English professional cricketer who played first-class cricket during the 1740s and 1750s. He was mainly associated with Bromley Cricket Club and Kent. Although information about his career is limited by a lack of surviving data, he is known to have made 19 single wicket and 13 first-class appearances between 1743 and 1756. His brother was James Bryant.

The first definite mention of John Bryant is in the single wicket "threes" match at the Artillery Ground on Monday, 11 July 1743. The six players involved were stated by the London Evening Post to be "the best in England". They were William Hodsoll, John Cutbush and Val Romney playing as Three of Kent; and Richard Newland, William Sawyer and John Bryant playing as Three of All-England. Hodsoll and Newland were the captains. Kent won by 2 runs. The crowd was computed (sic) to be 10,000. A return match was arranged at Sevenoaks Vine on Wednesday, 27 July, but it did not come off.

During the next three seasons, the Bryants were regularly involved in major fixtures, both first-class and single wicket. In 1747, they played for Kent against All-England in the biggest first-class match of the season. In early August 1747, there were two single wicket matches at the Artillery Ground which were organised by the 2nd Duke of Richmond. In the first, three of his employees Stephen Dingate, Joseph Rudd and Pye defeated Little Bennett, Tall Bennett and William Anderson. In the second, the same threes were to play again but in a "fives" match with the two Bryants added to the Duke's team and with Tom Faulkner and one of Joe or John Harris to their opponents. The result of the second game is unknown.

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