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Next up: No. 13 New Mexico State Aggies

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March 17, 2013


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SLU vs. New Mexico State, NCAA Second Round Preview   The University News' coverage of the 2013 NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship is brought to you by Humphrey's Restaurant and Tavern.   Saint Louis University vs. New Mexico State University The Billikens return to the NCAA Men’s Basketball Championship for the second c...

Three in a row: SLU’s victory over Butler puts them in A-10 final

Three in a row: SLU’s victory over Butler puts them in A-10 final

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March 16, 2013


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Dwayne Evans registered his sixth double-double of the season to help No. 16 Saint Louis knock off Butler 67-56 in Saturday’s Atlantic 10 tournament semifinal. The victory was the Billikens’ third over the Bulldogs this season and advances them to their first ever A-10 championship game. Evans,...

Evans’ 25 powers Bills past Charlotte, 72-55

Evans’ 25 powers Bills past Charlotte, 72-55

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March 15, 2013


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Neither foul trouble nor the opposing defense could contain Dwayne Evans. The junior forward scored a game-high 25 points to power top-seeded Saint Louis to a 72-55 victory over Charlotte in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament Friday afternoon at the Barclays Center. The Billikens (25-6)...

Crews named Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year

Crews named Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year

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March 12, 2013


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The league office recognized five members of the Atlantic 10 champion Saint Louis University Billikens Tuesday afternoon. Interim coach Jim Crews was named Atlantic 10 Coach of the Year, senior forward Cody Ellis was selected as the conference’s Sixth Man of the Year and junior forward Dwayne Evans...

SLU withstands test from George Washington for 11th straight

SLU withstands test from George Washington for 11th straight

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March 2, 2013


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Dwayne Evans finished with 22 points and 12 rebounds for his fourth double-double of the season to help No. 18 Saint Louis University hang on for a 66-58 victory over George Washington Saturday afternoon in Washington, D.C. SLU improved to 23-5 (12-2) on the season and maintained its one-game lead over...

10-0: SLU has a flawless February

10-0: SLU has a flawless February

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February 28, 2013


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No. 18 Saint Louis University cleared another hurdle in its quest through the Atlantic 10 Wednesday night, knocking off preseason favorite St. Joseph’s University 70-53 at Chaifetz Arena. The victory was the Billikens’ 10th in a row (first 10-game win streak since 1993-94), improving them to 22-5...

Bills move into rankings: No. 18 in AP, No. 19 in Coaches Poll

Bills move into rankings: No. 18 in AP, No. 19 in Coaches Poll

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February 25, 2013


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Saint Louis University moved into the Top 25 for the first time in over a year this week, clocking at No. 18 in the Associated Press rankings with 495 votes and No. 19 in the USA Today Coaches Poll with 199 votes. This is the latest point in the season that the Billikens have been ranked since they checked...

Bills win ninth in a row, beat No. 15 Butler 65-61

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February 22, 2013


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The entire college basketball world began to take notice of the Saint Louis University Billikens on Friday evening. The Billikens (21-5, 10-2) left fans chanting “this is our house,” as they walked out of Butler University’s Hinkle Fieldhouse with a 65-61 victory. The No. 15 Bulldogs (22-6, 9-4)...

Bills blow past No. 24 VCU 76-62, take first in A-10

Bills blow past No. 24 VCU 76-62, take first in A-10

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February 20, 2013


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Defense wins championships and Tuesday night, Saint Louis University used a strong defensive effort to knock off No. 24 VCU 76-62 and move into sole possession of first place in the Atlantic 10. It was the eighth win in a row for SLU, who secured its second consecutive 20-win season—a feat that had not been accomplished since the Charlie Sp...

Blizzards & Blue Outs: The top five Chaifetz Showdowns

Blizzards & Blue Outs: The top five Chaifetz Showdowns

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February 7, 2013


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This is the epitome of “big time basketball.” Never before had Chaifetz Arena hosted a top-10 team. Additionally, No. 9 Butler University is atop the Atlantic 10 Conference standings, and Saint Louis University, coming off an embarrassing home loss to Rhode Island, desperately needed a win to stay in contention for the conference title. Oh, ...

Five in a row: SLU rolling through the A-10

Five in a row: SLU rolling through the A-10

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February 7, 2013


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While seniors Kwamain Mitchell, Cody Ellis and Cory Remekun have provided Billiken hoop fans with some exciting moments for over the years, nothing quite compared to last week. “We had a good week last week,” interim coach Jim Crews said. “What conference play does is it keeps you on your toes.” Two...

Billikens win fifth straight at Fordham

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February 7, 2013


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Career performances from forwards Dwayne Evans and Cody Ellis propelled Saint Louis University to a 90-73 victory over a feisty Fordham squad Wednesday night in the Bronx. The win was the Billikens’ fifth in a row and moved them into a tie with VCU and No. 14 Butler for first place in the Atlantic...

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