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Men begin conference play

Men begin conference play

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January 20, 2015


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While the rest of Saint Louis University faculty, staff and students enjoyed days off ranging in number from 10-26, the men’s basketball team received no such break from play, playing six games over the break, and nine since the last issue of the UNews. The team currently sits at 9-8 and is 1-4 in the Atl...

Basketball plays five games in 10 days

Basketball plays five games in 10 days

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December 8, 2014


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The Billiken basketball team had a busy fall break. The team played five games in 10 days, four of which were part of the Corpus Christi Classic, winning three over the stretch. SLU’s first game in the Corpus Christi Classic tournament was at Chaifetz, on Nov. 23, against Texas A&M-Corpus Chri...

Basketball’s new era

Basketball’s new era

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November 13, 2014


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As fans at the Nov. 3 exhibition match-up against Harris Stowe saw, this Billiken team and this season are far different from the last. Losing all five starters, the winningest class in SLU history and arguably the most talented, SLU fans have justification behind being skeptical of their team to sta...

Hoops is back

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November 6, 2014


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St. Louis was introduced to the SLU men’s basketball team on Nov. 3, 13 players on the roster to be exact. The Billikens took on the Harris Stowe State University Hornets at Chaifetz Arena, in an exhibition game featuring a 30-second shot clock. The Bills came out on top, 89-59. The Bills jumped...

Billikens historic season comes to an end

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March 28, 2014


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It was a remarkable run. The 2013-14 Billikens won a school-record 19 games in a row, posted an 11-1 road record, collected the program’s second-consecutive Atlantic 10 title and earned a top-10 ranking for the first time in 40 years. All of which culminated with an improbable come-from-behind victory...

Senior Billikens exit with their heads held high

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March 28, 2014


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On Saturday afternoon in Orlando, Fla., Jake Barnett, Mike McCall Jr., Dwayne Evans, Rob Loe and Jordair Jett played their last game in Billiken jerseys as their tournament dreams were snatched by the defending National Champions. For the third year in a row, they failed to advance past the Round of...

Billikens await George Washington showdown

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February 21, 2014


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It has been an eventful and historically successful week for the Saint Louis Billikens. It began with Saturday’s highly-anticipated showdown with VCU. The Rams, who had just knocked off George Washington, rolled into town looking to avenge its two losses from a year ago--the second of which came...

No. 10 Billikens escape overtime scare in Fairfax

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February 21, 2014


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FAIRFAX, Va. — For the second time this month, No. 10 Saint Louis got all that it could handle from George Mason, but for the second time this month it managed to stave off the upset-minded Patriots, claiming an 89-85 overtime victory. With the win, SLU improved its overall record to 24-2, while ...

Billikens win 11th straight as Jett joins 1000 point club

Billikens win 11th straight as Jett joins 1000 point club

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January 19, 2014


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  ST. LOUIS — Saturday’s matinee between No. 24 Saint Louis and Fordham provided a familiar narrative for the hometown Billikens, who overcame a poor offensive performance to post a lopsided 70-48 victory over Fordham. It was win number 11 in a row for the Billikens, who are now 17-2 on th...

Billikens extend winning streak to 10 games

Billikens extend winning streak to 10 games

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January 16, 2014


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It’s always a good thing when a team can learn valuable lessons and further its development while still winning games. Case in point: as they entered the academic break, the Billikens appeared to be in stuck in neutral—they were winning games (vs. Rockhurst, at Valparaiso, vs. Wofford), but they w...

Press conference from Billikens 68-43 victory over Rockhurst

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December 4, 2013


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