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Sports

Men end four-game losing streak

Men end four-game losing streak

February 27, 2015 at 5:04 pm 0 comments

The men’s basketball team played La Salle in one of its last home games of the regular season, on Sunday, Feb. 22. SLU gained an early 4-2 lead in the first, with baskets from both redshirt junior guard Ash Yacoubou and freshman guard Miles Reynolds. This was the only lead […]

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Softball 1-3 in Mississippi

Softball 1-3 in Mississippi

February 27, 2015 at 4:52 pm 0 comments

The weather may have caused cancellations at Western Kentucky’s Holiday Inn Hilltopper Spring Fling this past Thursday, Feb. 19, and Friday, Feb. 20, for the Billiken softball team, but it didn’t stop them from competing. The women found an alternative tournament further south with the Jackson State Tournament in Jackson, […]

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A-10 meet for swimming

A-10 meet for swimming

February 26, 2015 at 12:07 pm 0 comments

McCoy tops podium, twice Saint Louis University’s swimming and diving team wrapped up its season with the 2015 Atlantic-10 Conference Swimming and Diving Championships that began on Wednesday, Feb. 18, and ended on Saturday, Feb. 21. The men’s team finished in fifth place, earning 419 points, while the women’s team […]

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A-10 meet for track

A-10 meet for track

February 26, 2015 at 12:00 pm 0 comments

Feb. 21 and 22 saw the Billiken men’s and women’s track and field teams competing in Rhode Island for the Atlantic 10’s indoor track conference meet. The women’s team placed ninth out of the 13 teams competing, with 39 points, and the men’s team placed eighth out of nine, with […]

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Bills lose two while away

Bills lose two while away

February 20, 2015 at 1:24 pm 0 comments

When the men’s basketball team boarded its plane heading east on Friday, Feb. 13, the Bills knew they would not have an easy week ahead of them. On the docket for their next two games: Rhode Island and VCU, two of the four teams tied for the Atlantic 10 lead […]

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Why does Crews lose?

Why does Crews lose?

February 20, 2015 at 12:29 am 0 comments

After the loss to VCU, the Billikens dropped to 10-16 overall and 2-11 in the conference. So who is to blame for this relatively unsuccessful season? Expectations at the start of the season were considerably lower than last year, since SLU lost all five of its starters, including powerhouse guard […]

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At bat: Freshman outfielder Kyle Fletcher swings for the fences in the season opener against Pittsburgh. Saint Louis Athletics

Baseball opens with 1-3 record in Florida

February 19, 2015 at 9:48 am 0 comments

The Billiken baseball team swung into the 2015 season this past weekend at the Snowbird Classic in Port Charlotte, Florida, bringing home a 1-3 record.  The team suffered losses to Pittsburgh, Iowa and Ohio State and finished the tournament with a win against Kansas State. The men opened against Pitt […]

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NCAA team of the week: Women sweep A-10 weekly accolades

February 19, 2015 at 9:47 am 0 comments

Coming off of a huge win against No. 20/21 George Washington, the women’s basketball team hit the road to play Davidson on Saturday, Feb. 14. The opening period was close, with neither team leading by more than four. There were six ties and 12 lead changes. SLU led by three […]

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Emma Kelley

Women beat ranked team for first time in 12 seasons

February 12, 2015 at 10:46 am 0 comments

The SLU women’s basketball team picked up arguably its biggest and most impressive win so far this season on Feb. 11. The Billikens welcomed No. 20/21 George Washington to Chaifetz for the Wednesday evening game, where SLU stomped the Colonials, 79-61. This was SLU’s first win over a ranked opponent […]

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Players cough up 19 per game vs. both Fordham and Dayton

February 12, 2015 at 10:42 am 0 comments

The Billikens fell to 10-3 overall, and 2-8 in the A-10, after an 83-65 loss to Fordham who ended their nine-game losing streak. Although four players for the Bills recorded double figures for the game, it was not enough to overcome the Ram’s offense that shot an astounding 66.7 percent […]

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