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Men’s Basketball

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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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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Hoops is back

Hoops is back

November 6, 2014 at 7:13 pm 0 comments

St. Louis was introduced to the SLU men’s basketball team on Nov. 3, 13 players on the roster to be exact. The Billikens took on the Harris Stowe State University Hornets at Chaifetz Arena, in an exhibition game featuring a 30-second shot clock. The Bills came out on top, 89-59. […]

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Billikens historic season comes to an end

Billikens historic season comes to an end

March 28, 2014 at 12:09 pm 0 comments

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 over […]

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Senior Billikens exit with their heads held high

Senior Billikens exit with their heads held high

March 28, 2014 at 12:03 pm 0 comments

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 […]

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Billikens await George Washington showdown

Billikens await George Washington showdown

February 21, 2014 at 3:56 pm 0 comments

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 in Brooklyn […]

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No. 10 Billikens escape overtime scare in Fairfax

No. 10 Billikens escape overtime scare in Fairfax

February 21, 2014 at 3:51 pm 0 comments

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 […]

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