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Supporting Cast: Majerus calls on former player, veteran coaches to guide staff

Paul Esker

November 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Assistant coaches can make or break a program. Assistant coaches working in harmony with a head coach can lead to a strong program, but discord within a coaching staff can lead to the demise of a team. Assistant coaches are...

Young at Heart

Andrew Bush

November 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Going into the season with six freshmen and four sophomores, this year's Billiken squad is truly young at heart. Saint Louis University men’s basketball head coach Rick Majerus took charge of the program in the 2007-2008 ...

Meet Majerus

Derrick Neuner

November 11, 2010

Filed under Features, Men's Basketball, Sports

Rick Majerus is a busy man. I had been trying to steal 10 minutes of his time for several days before he graciously invited me to meet him on a Sunday afternoon at the Chase Park Plaza. Between practices, meetings with the...

Captain Eckerle is Up to the Challenge

Chad Carson

November 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

After tearing his ACL and MCL prior to the start of the 2009-2010 basketball season, Paul Eckerle played an active role in supporting his team off the court.  In addition to his successes on the court, Eckerle has achieved the...

Duo from Down Under

Brian Boyd

November 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Sophomores Cody Ellis and Christian Salecich took a long road to get to Saint Louis.  Today the two are close friends and huge keys to the Billikens success. What is the difference between Cody Ellis and Christian Salecich- s...

Player Profile: Kyle Cassity

Tyler Vachio

November 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Very few college basketball players have the luxury of playing in front of their parents. Junior guard Kyle Cassity is one of the lucky ones. The Cassity family lives in Tamaroa, Illinois, a small 800-person town located about...

Player Profile: Brian Conklin

Tyler Vachio

November 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

This season, the Saint Louis University Billiken basketball team will take a trip to Portland, Oregon. The Billikens will face off against the dangerous Portland Pilots, as part of a homecoming for junior forward, Brian Conklin. Conklin...

Player Profile: Cory Remekun

Tyler Vachio

November 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Sophomore forward Cory Remekun is a perfect example of the saying, “Everything is Bigger in Texas.” The Texas native stands 80 inches from the ground and is the second tallest Billiken basketball player on the roster. On top...

Freshman build young program

Michael Johnson

November 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Staff writer Michael Johnson takes a look at four of the Billikens' influential freshmen. #51 - Rob Loe Loe arrived on campus as the prize of the 2010 recruiting class. He is the tallest player on the Billiken’s roster...

The Supporting Cast: Majerus calls on former player, veteran coaches to guide staff

Paul Esker

November 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Assistant coaches can make or break a program. Assistant coaches working in harmony with a head coach can lead to a strong program, but discord within a coaching staff can lead to the demise of a team. Assistant coaches are...

Exhibition recap: SLU 78 – Nova Southeastern 62

Chris Ackels

November 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Freshman Dwayne Evans scored 12 points and grabbed seven rebounds to lead the Billikens past Nova Southeastern by a score of 78-62 in the Bills second exhibition game.  The Bills freshmen put forth another superb effort, with...

Exhibition recap: SLU 73 – Cardinal Stritch 53

Derrick Neuner

November 11, 2010

Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Brian Conklin bulldozed his way underneath the net for a perfect 8-8 as the Billikens routed the Cardinal-Stritch Wolves 73-53 in the first exhibition game of the year. Though the NAIA Wolves did not provide much competition...

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