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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 90 minutes away from Chaifetz Arena. Cassity’s mom, dad and grandma do the...

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 is one of many basketball players not from the St. Louis area;...

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 of being one of the tallest players on the team, he is also one of the youngest;...

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 at 6’11”, but what will make him particularly hard to defend is his shooting ra...

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 also responsible for balancing a plethora of roles on a team. They must know...

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 Jordair Jett shooting 6-for-7 from the floor and matching Evans with a...

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 for the Billikens, the game gave head coach Rick Majerus a chance to experiment...

The University News ranks the Atlantic 10

Chris Ackels

November 11, 2010


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

Ranked by The University News Sports Desk. 1. Temple Temple comes into the season as the only nationally-ranked member of the Atlantic 10, sitting at No. 22 on the AP Poll and the ESPN/USA Today Coaches poll.  The Owls are also the three-time defending champions of the Atlantic 10 Championship ...

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