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Harbison Continues to Rack Up Awards

Freshman Ciaja Harbison has now earned herself nine A-10 Rookie of the Week nods as well as a National Freshman of the Week nod from the U.S. Basketball Writers Association, the first time a SLU woman has ever received the award. Photo Courtesy of Billiken Athletics.

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

The only thing more impressive than an eight-time A-10 Rookie of the Week is a nine-time A-10 Rookie of the Week. And the only thing that could be more impressive than nine conference awards would be a national award. Freshman guard Ciaja Harbison was named national Freshman of the Week by the U.S. Basketb...

Women’s Basketball goes 4-1 in Last Five

The Women’s Basketball Team has won four of their last five conference games to put themselves in the middle of the pack at fifth in the conference. Photo Courtesy of Billiken Athletics.

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

February 14, 2019

Since their loss in Richmond to A-10 leading VCU, the Billikens have rebounded to a 4-1 record in the last two weeks to put them in the fifth spot in the conference with four games left before the tournament.   The first of the wins came in Chaifetz Arena against George Mason where Ciaja Harbison ...

Billikens right the ship, get much needed win in the nation’s capital

The Billikens hope to use the momentum from a much needed conference win to propel them back into position to make a run into the A-10 tournament that is quickly approaching.  Photo Courtesy of Billiken Athletics.

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

February 14, 2019

Coming off their worst loss of the season, the SLU Men’s Basketball team now had their backs against the wall. After starting the season 5-0 in conference, the Billikens now sit with a 6-5 record and little momentum to speak of heading into the stretch of A-10 conference play. The identity of the te...

Billikens fall to VCU in Richmond, Back in Chaifetz Tonight

Ciaja Harbison and Brooke Flowers lead the Billikens in a conference loss to the league-leading VCU Rams in Richmond. SLU drops to 3-4 in the A-10 and will be back in Chaifetz tonight to take on George Mason.

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019

To follow up a dramatic win in triple-overtime against Dayton last week, the Women's Basketball Team headed on the road to take on the A-10 leading VCU Rams at their home in Richmond, Va. on Jan. 27. The Billikens were unsuccessful in trying to break the Rams down and ended up falling for their four...

Softball Prepares for Season Opener in Iowa

The SLU softball team opens their season in Iowa on the campus of the University of Northern Iowa for the Dome Classic next Friday. The Bills will be traveling until their home opener on March 14.

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

January 31, 2019

Shockingly, despite the temperatures in the negatives in St. Louis, spring sports are right around the corner. SLU softball opens up their season in Cedar Falls, Iowa against South Dakota State next Friday in the UNI-Dome Classic. The tournament will feature Drake University, who finished at No. 31 in the R...

Billiken men can’t stop skid, fall to Richmond 84-81

Jordan Goodwin pulls up to shoot in the Billikens’ conference loss to Richmond on Wednesday night. This is the Bills second loss in Chaifetz Arena and second in a row.

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

January 31, 2019

Heartbreaking is an apt word to use when describing the Billiken loss Sunday to conference rival Davidson, especially for Jordan Goodwin. Having taken the lead with only 11.3 seconds left, Goodwin fouled Davidson star Jon Axel Gudmundsson who made both free throws to reclaim the lead. In a last second heav...

Remarkable Rookies Shine in the Heart of A10 Play

Remarkable rookies shine in the heart of A10 play. Photo taken by Billiken Athletics.

Ryan Lefner, Sports Editor

January 28, 2019

In a season that has brought a lot of negative results for the Billikens women’s basketball team, the freshmen class has brought nothing but a steady stream of positives. Each week of the season, the Atlantic 10 gives out a rookie of the week award to the most impressive freshman performer. A Billike...

Billikens Storm out of the gate in A-10 play

The Billikens have lived up to expectations early in the season, opening conference play with a 5-1 record. Javon Bess has lead the charge averaging 17 points per game and winning SLU's first A10 player of the week since 2014.

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Travis Ford’s Billikens entered conference play with something new this season, expectations. Being named the preseason favorite to win the A-10 in the media day coaches’ poll, the Billikens would have a name to live up to for the first time since Coach Ford came to St. Louis. With a strong non-co...

Life after Gordon: SLU is going to be just fine

In Carte'Are Gordon's absence Hasahn French has stepped up for the Billikens, averaging a double-double a game for the Billikens.

Carter Chapley, Staff Writer

January 25, 2019

Carte’Are Gordon, gone in a flash. The highly touted St. Louis native who was essentially the keynote freshmen piece going forward made his exit from SLU over the winter holiday. Rumors have swirled about what could possibly be the reason for his extraordinarily early departure, but that is all they...

Women’s Basketball gets Historic Win in Triple Overtime

Women’s Basketball defeated Dayton in a triple overtime thriller to even their in-conference record to 3-3. Senior Kerri McMahan had four major free throws to put the game away for the Billikens.

Erin McClelland, Sports Editor

January 24, 2019

The Women’s basketball team topped Dayton in triple overtime Wednesday morning in front of a crowd of over 6,000 elementary and middle school students on Education Day. With the win over second place Dayton, the Billikens move to 3-3 on the year in the A-10 and moved to 8-11 overall.      ...

Putting together the Billiken Blue Puzzle

Putting together the Billiken Blue Puzzle

Sam Glass, Staff Writer

November 30, 2018

With the winter sports season starting off at full throttle, the fall sports have drawn to a close, and SLU men’s soccer ends their season with some key takeaways moving forward. The Billikens fought their way into an A-10 tournament spot, seeding sixth in the conference with a 3-1-4 record overall. Fou...

Billiken Men Split East Coast Road Trip, Continue Unbeaten Streak at Home

SLU Freshman Carte’Are Gordon has been an impact player for the Billikens in all of their games so far this season.

Carter Chapley, Sports Writer

November 29, 2018

When the Billikens left St. Louis for their first road trip of the early season, they knew they would be facing their largest and first real challenge of the year. A road matchup at Seton Hall in Newark, New Jersey and a neutral site battle against the University of Pittsburgh at the Barclay Center...

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