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Complete Effort Snags Bills Their First Close Win, 56-52

Mark Sloan

February 10, 2000

The Saint Louis University women's basketball team hasn't had much luck in close games this year. Of the five contests that have been decided by five points or less, the Bills were 0-5. Their luck changed on Monday night. The Billikens picked up a 56-52 nail-biting victory over the Louisville Cardinals at...

Billikens Clip The Cards, 52-48; South Florida Stands In Way Of Win Streak

Dave Kvidahl

February 3, 2000

The Saint Louis University men's basketball team has been hot. They have won three straight and are making a late push for post-season play. With their record at 4-3 in conference and 12-7 overall, the Billikens now turn their attention to the South Florida Bulls. The Bulls (12-8, 3-4) are led by fo...

Arizona Is Unkind To Bills

Dan Kozlowski

February 3, 2000

Two wins last week and the Saint Louis University club hockey team might have elevated itself to a playoff position. Instead, they lost twice. The Billikens traveled to Arizona, facing No. 8 Arizona State on Thursday night and No. 6 Arizona, for a pair of games over the weekend. Only the top 12 teams in...

Tulane Thrashes Bills; SLU Tops USM

Mark Sloan

February 3, 2000

Saint Louis University women's basketball coach Jill Pizzotti hopes last weekend's games will be a springboard for the team's upcoming contests in Conference USA. Pizzotti said, "I hope we can put a run together. We have a few games at home now." The Bills split their games last weekend, losing to na...

Women’s Basketball Team Makes Special “Big Easy” Visit

Nick Weber

February 3, 2000

The Saint Louis University women's basketball team traveled to New Orleans for a basketball game Friday night. The squad lost to Tulane 91-64. But what the Billikens did before the contest matters more than a basketball game. The Bills visited St. David's grade school Friday afternoon. St. David's is...

DiMaria, Mims Look To Tackle The Pros

Brian Reardon

February 3, 2000

Jeff DiMaria and Jason Mims have always had aspirations of playing professional soccer. Their time has finally come as their childhood dreams will soon be turning into reality. This year, both seniors had outstanding seasons leading the Billikens soccer squad to a 17-4-2 record and the second round of...

Team Effort Leads To Two-Game Win Streak

Brian Reardon

January 27, 2000

Justin Love hasn't received that much help this season from his teammates. He's been the only offensive weapon for the Billikens. Last night, however, that wasn't the case. The Billikens trampled Conference USA foe Marquette 67-52 at the Kiel Center. Justin Love notched a predictable 18 points, but t...

Hockey Heads To Arizona

Nick Weber

January 27, 2000

The mission this week for the Saint Louis University hockey team this weekend is simple: win. "We know what we have to do," said coach John Bosch. SLU faces No. 8 Arizona State tonight in Phoenix at 8:30. The Billikens then take on No. 6 ranked Arizona for a pair of games this weekend. With SLU ranke...

Fergerson Catches Fire At Right Time For Billikens

Nick Weber

January 27, 2000

Dave Fergerson is getting loose. After struggling through most of this season, the senior guard from Merced, Calif., has rebounded. And he's done that by loosening up a little bit. "I'm just playing and just having fun, like when you are 12 or 13 years old," said Fergerson. That approach led Fergerso...

Wile Makes Most Of Tough Season, Eyes Future Coaching Career

Dave Kvidahl

January 27, 2000

Talk with Kara Wile about basketball and her mouth and eyes telegraph her immense love of the game. Growing up in Indiana, where basketball is the only sport, added to her passion. "It's complete madness in Indiana," Wile said. "Every night there's something going on with basketball, whether it's hi...

Billikens Drop Games To Louisville, Cincinnati; Face No. 20 Tulane On Friday

Mark Sloan

January 27, 2000

Since the Bills game against Cincinnati last week was televised, women's basketball coach Jill Pizzotti hoped the games would bring recognition for her program and for Conference USA. The Billikens did their part, playing well in both games. But they fell just short in each. The Billikens lost to Lo...

Vermont Cancels Season After Hazing Scandal

Austin Zalkin

January 20, 2000

(U-WIRE) HANOVER, N.H. - The University of Vermont cancelled the remainder of its men's hockey season - beginning with a game scheduled against Dartmouth this past Saturday - because players lied to investigators about team hazing practices. Men's hockey coach Mike Gilligan, other members of the a...

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