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Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

December 31, 2017


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SLU Men’s Basketball took the lead in the first two minutes and never looked back in a 78-48 rout of the Southeastern Missouri Redhawks on Friday, Dec. 22 at Chaifetz Arena. The Redhawks challenged the Billikens early on, closing within one and three points, but a 10-2 run gave the Billikens a nine-...

Men Beat SIU, Snap Long Four-Game Losing Streak

Men Beat SIU, Snap Long Four-Game Losing Streak

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

December 7, 2017


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SLU Men’s Basketball traveled to Butler for a non conference game on Saturday, Dec. 2, losing 75-45 in Indianapolis. Butler started the game with an 8-0 run, never losing the lead afterward. Junior guard Javon Bess posted a career high 22 points (19 in the second half), tying his record, with...

Men’s Basketball Building Confidence

Men’s Basketball Building Confidence

Bobby Stilwell, Sports Editor

December 5, 2017


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SLU Men’s Basketball saw plenty of action before and after Thanksgiving, finishing up competition in the 2K Classic at both Madison Square Garden and back home at Chaifetz Arena before continuing non-conference play against Western Michigan Fresh off victories against Seattle and Rockhurst, SLU traveled...

Baseball 2-for-3 in URI series

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March 26, 2015


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The Billikens began A-10 play against Rhode Island on Friday, March 20, at the Billiken Sports Center. Rhode Island came out strong, scoring three runs off a home run in the first inning. SLU made a comeback in the third, scoring once off a throwing error and again on an RBI double by senior first baseman...

McBroom, Lancona leaving SLU

McBroom, Lancona leaving SLU

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March 26, 2015


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As the SLU basketball team puts this year’s disappointing performance behind them and gears up for next year, they will have to do so without two veteran players, who have elected to leave SLU early. Junior Austin McBroom and sophomore Tanner Lancona have both announced via Twitter that they intend t...

Billikens end season with loss in A-10 tournament

Billikens end season with loss in A-10 tournament

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March 19, 2015


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The end of the SLU men’s basketball season ended on a low note, as the team went 0-5 in its last five games. This is the first time in four seasons that SLU has not been to the NCAA tournament. The three consecutive trips leading up to this season was a school record, and SLU was one of only on...

Men end four-game losing streak

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February 27, 2015


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The men’s basketball team played La Salle in one of its last home games of the regular season, on Sunday, Feb. 22. SLU gained an early 4-2 lead in the first, with baskets from both redshirt junior guard Ash Yacoubou and freshman guard Miles Reynolds. This was the only lead in the first half for the ...

Bills lose two while away

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February 20, 2015


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When the men’s basketball team boarded its plane heading east on Friday, Feb. 13, the Bills knew they would not have an easy week ahead of them. On the docket for their next two games: Rhode Island and VCU, two of the four teams tied for the Atlantic 10 lead going into the weekend. The Billikens face...

Women beat ranked team for first time in 12 seasons

Women beat ranked team  for first time in 12 seasons

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February 12, 2015


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The SLU women’s basketball team picked up arguably its biggest and most impressive win so far this season on Feb. 11. The Billikens welcomed No. 20/21 George Washington to Chaifetz for the Wednesday evening game, where SLU stomped the Colonials, 79-61. This was SLU’s first win over a ranked ...

Players cough up 19 per game vs. both Fordham and Dayton

Players cough up 19 per game vs. both Fordham and Dayton

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February 12, 2015


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The Billikens fell to 10-3 overall, and 2-8 in the A-10, after an 83-65 loss to Fordham who ended their nine-game losing streak. Although four players for the Bills recorded double figures for the game, it was not enough to overcome the Ram’s offense that shot an astounding 66.7 percent in the second ...

Saint Joe’s gets an ‘Ash’-kicking

Saint Joe’s gets an ‘Ash’-kicking

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February 5, 2015


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The second half started much in the same way with both teams trading off baskets in the opening minutes before the Billikens found their rhythm and went on a 7-0 run that ended with freshman center Austin Gillmann hitting a three, giving SLU a 37-34 lead over the Minutemen with 16:44 remaining in...

Men drop back-and-forth contest at rival Flyers

Men drop back-and-forth contest at rival Flyers

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January 22, 2015


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In the first game of what the UNews Sports Section has unofficially dubbed as “Atlantic 10 rivalry week,” the men’s basketball team came up short against its Ohio rivals, the Dayton Flyers. The Billikens found themselves playing catch-up, so to speak, for most of the evening, losing by a final...

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