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Men’s Basketball

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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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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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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Ryan Quinn / Photo Editor

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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Michael DiMaria / Staff Photographer

Saint Joe’s gets an ‘Ash’-kicking

February 5, 2015 at 3:25 pm 0 comments

The second half started much in the same way with both teams trading off baskets in the opening minutes before the Billikens found their rhythm and went on a 7-0 run that ended with freshman center Austin Gillmann hitting a three, giving SLU a 37-34 lead over the Minutemen with […]

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Shooter: Junior guard Ash Yacoubou drives to the rim against Duquesne. Yacoubou had 12 points in their last game. Ryan Quinn / Photo Editor

Men drop back-and-forth contest at rival Flyers

January 22, 2015 at 11:49 am 0 comments

In the first game of what the UNews Sports Section has unofficially dubbed as “Atlantic 10 rivalry week,” the men’s basketball team came up short against its Ohio rivals, the Dayton Flyers. The Billikens found themselves playing catch-up, so to speak, for most of the evening, losing by a final […]

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Saint Louis Athletics

Men begin conference play

January 20, 2015 at 8:32 pm 0 comments

While the rest of Saint Louis University faculty, staff and students enjoyed days off ranging in number from 10-26, the men’s basketball team received no such break from play, playing six games over the break, and nine since the last issue of the UNews. The team currently sits at 9-8 […]

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Basketball plays five games in 10 days

Basketball plays five games in 10 days

December 8, 2014 at 4:47 pm 0 comments

The Billiken basketball team had a busy fall break. The team played five games in 10 days, four of which were part of the Corpus Christi Classic, winning three over the stretch. SLU’s first game in the Corpus Christi Classic tournament was at Chaifetz, on Nov. 23, against Texas A&M-Corpus […]

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A New Era: 2014 SLU Basketball Preview

A New Era: 2014 SLU Basketball Preview

November 19, 2014 at 7:53 pm 0 comments
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Basketball’s new era

Basketball’s new era

November 13, 2014 at 7:16 pm 0 comments

As fans at the Nov. 3 exhibition match-up against Harris Stowe saw, this Billiken team and this season are far different from the last. Losing all five starters, the winningest class in SLU history and arguably the most talented, SLU fans have justification behind being skeptical of their team to […]

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