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Tennis supports wheelchair team

Tennis supports wheelchair team

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September 22, 2014


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Saint Louis University has a good reason to be proud of its tennis players, and not just for their performance on the court. The men’s and women’s tennis teams both volunteered at the 2014 United States Tennis Association U.S. Open Wheelchair Championships, held at Dwight Davis Tennis Center in Forest Park from Aug. 26 through Aug. 31. ...

Lore tosses no-hitter against Salukis

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March 28, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's Softball

The Billikens took a break from Atlantic 10 play last night to take on Southern Illinois University. SLU split the double header with the Salukis. In the afternoon matinee, sophomore pitcher Brianna Lore pitched her first career no hitter in the 1-0 victory. Lore only allowed two runners to reach...

Billikens historic season comes to an end

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March 28, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

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


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

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


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

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...

Women’s basketball team holds steady in conference

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February 21, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's basketball

On Monday night, in a game rescheduled due to inclement weather from Jan. 5, SLU took on Dayton in a 5 p.m. game at Chaifetz Arena. The Bills chance at wining their sixth conference game in seven games was snapped by the Flyers, who claimed victory 90-74, the most points SLU has given up all season....

No. 10 Billikens escape overtime scare in Fairfax

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February 21, 2014


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

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


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

  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


Filed under Men's Basketball, Sports

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...

Breaking down the Billikens path through the Atlantic 10

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January 16, 2014


Filed under Men's Baseball, Sports

The Billikens men’s basketball team improved to 3-0 in conference play (16-2 overall) with their victory over St. Bonaventure at Chaifetz arena on Wednesday night. The defending champions of the Atlantic 10 conference, the Billikens are poised to compete for yet another conference championship this...

Women’s basketball team shoots for more consistency

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January 16, 2014


Filed under Sports, Women's basketball

Many students love to complain and compare stories from winter break about the weather they encountered while at home. However, the women’s basketball team had their own adventure caused by the weather. What was intended to be a two-day trip to New York turned into an eight-day east coast jaunt that...

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