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Billiken Basketball Open Practice

Billiken Basketball Open Practice

Michael Place, Staff Photographer October 22, 2021

Pandemics and Profits

Pandemics and Profits

Jeremiah Kirsch, Staff Writer April 5, 2020

On March 11, the sports community was brought to an abrupt and unanticipated halt. The coronavirus pandemic had reached the U.S., and the sports world was one of the first industries impacted. First, games...

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Billikens Goodwin and French enter names into NBA Draft

Sam Glass, Sports Editor March 31, 2020

Juniors Jordan Goodwin and Hasahn French both declared they will enter their names into the 2020 NBA Draft. The roommate tag team declared their intentions Tuesday evening, one after the other on social...

Photo Courtesy of Trenton Almgren-Davis

COVID Crowned A-10 Champ

Austin Glass, Contributor March 12, 2020

February 27: I received a phone call early in the evening. “What are you doing for spring break?” Obviously, I had no plans for my senior year spring break. “Do you want to go to Brooklyn for the...

A-10 Men’s Basketball Tournament Cancelled Amidst Growing Concern over Coronavirus

A-10 Men’s Basketball Tournament Cancelled Amidst Growing Concern over Coronavirus

Sam Glass, Sports Editor March 12, 2020

Another one bites the dust, as the Atlantic 10 announces the cancellation of the remainder of the A-10 Men’s Basketball Tournament. The A-10 joins the list of cancelled tournaments due to safety concerns...

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Billiken Basketball wraps up regular season, kicking off A-10 tournament

Sam Glass, Sports Editor March 5, 2020

Now in the final stage of the season, Billiken basketball makes their claims for conference champions. With both men’s and women’s teams playing games over the weekend and midweek, the season is ramping...

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SLU Teaches Fordham Important Lesson on Education Day

Mishal Mustaque, Staff Writer February 19, 2020

Looking at a 7-5 conference record, the SLU women’s basketball team needed to put out a strong showing at home against Fordham. A St. Louis city tradition, the Books and Basketball game is the centerpiece...

Billikens Show Heart in White-Out Game

Billikens Show Heart in White-Out Game

Brynn Bachman, Contributor January 23, 2020

SLU competed against Dayton University in last Friday’s white-out basketball game. Despite the electric atmosphere inside Chaifetz Arena, the Billikens came up just two points short. Friday’s game...

Billikens Must Fix Free Throw Troubles Before A-10 Play

Billikens Must Fix Free Throw Troubles Before A-10 Play

Sam Glass, Sports Editor December 16, 2019

In 2000, The University News put out a piece by Nick Weber titled “Missed Free Throws Doom SLU In 68-56 Loss.” Almost 20 years later and this same headline could end up right back in the paper. SLU...

Graphic Courtesy of Ashlee Kothenbeutel

Men’s Basketball Looks to Returners for A-10 Championship Repeat

Jeremiah Kirsch, Contributor November 13, 2019

Preseason results/expectations: The Billikens were picked to finish 7th in the A-10 this season by the league’s coaches and media. With many new faces, the Billikens are like a penny stock—they...

Photo Courtesy of Trenton Almgren-Davis.

Saint Louis Basketball gets a major tech upgrade

Sam Glass, Sports Editor September 26, 2019

“Oh-for-one…oh-for-two…oh-for-three,” the beautiful sound of progress in Chaifetz Arena as Support Service Coordinator Michael Wilson demonstrated, with three missed shots, the new technology leading...

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