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Atlantic 10 Conference

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    5 Best Bars for March Madness in St. Louis

    It's hard not to have a team to root for in this year's NCAA tournament with Saint Louis University, Mizzou and Illinois all three getting an invite to the Big Dance. Now the only question is this (and it's a tough one): Which pub are you going to park it in to watch all the hoop action? Below a ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 21, 2013

    Can Either Mizzou or SLU Get Past Louisville in NCAA Tourney?

    As the NCAA Tournament prepares to kick off, we're in a remarkably exciting position this year here in the Gateway City. Our very own Billikens are getting national hype from all corners as a team with the potential to make a deep tournament run, and just a couple hours to the west, the somewhat con ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 20, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    Billikens Baseball Scores National Ranking

    It's already been a pretty good year for the Saint Louis University Billikens. For the first time since 2000 the basketball team made a trip to the National Collegiate Athletic Association Men's Division I National Championship tournament and, for good measure, upset Memphis in the first round. Now ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 18, 2012

    SLU Moves On; Mizzou Goes Home

    ​Okay, so who had St. Louis U advancing and the Missouri Tigers going out in the opening round? Show of hands, please. Alright, everyone look around. See those people with their hands up? Those people are liars. Do not trust them, no matter what they tell you. You do, and you'll end up with t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    March Madness Anthems From Around the Bracket

    Ah, March Madness. It's the period of time when gamblers around the world have hopes and dreams crushed by random, random schools. Basketball sometimes gets lost in the pomp and circumstance of college sports. It's become increasingly commonplace, for instance, for fans of schools to go a little o ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 16, 2012

    March Madness Game Preview: SLU Billikens vs. Memphis Tigers

    ​I wrote a print edition article this week, looking at the brackets in the NCAA Tournament, doing some complaining about the selection committee's seeding choices, and previewing the road the Missouri Tigers will have to travel -- through the first couple rounds, at least -- if they want to get th ... More >>

  • News

    March 15, 2012
  • News

    March 8, 2012
  • Blogs

    March 8, 2012

    Temple Set to Leave Atlantic 10 Conference

    Were this the 2013-14 season, the St. Louis University Billikens would hold the No. 1 ranking in the Atlantic 10 tournament that's currently being staged. Securing top seeds in future A-10 tournies isn't an outrageous concept now that perennial Temple University has announced it's heading back to t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 13, 2012

    Majerus on SLU's Loss to Temple: "It Just Breaks Your Heart"

    Image via slubillikens.comTemple's stars were too much for the Billikens on Wednesday night.Throughout the season so far, Saint Louis University has thrived on powerful surges, pulling away from opponents with suffocating defense and crisp ball movement. But on Wednesday night, Temple's cold blooded ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2012

    Billikens Chase Sloppy First Half with Strong Second Half to Top George Washington

    Image via slubillikens.comDwayne Evans' double-double led the Billikens to a 78-56 victory over George Washington.​The Billikens, up two points over George Washington with a few minutes left in the first half, were knee deep in an uptempo slop and the boys in the front couple rows of the student s ... More >>

  • Calendar

    December 29, 2011
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    December 28, 2011

    Billikens Stomp Texas Southern With Steel-Toed Defense

    Albert SamahaBrian Conklin and company held Texas Southern to 39 points on 30.6 percent shooting.​The biggest lead was 37 points. When the starters were pulled with a few minutes left in the game, Saint Louis University was shooting nearly 60 percent from the floor. Last night, the Billikens did w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 8, 2011

    Billikens Shut Down Vermont; Majerus Compares Mitchell's Return To "That Movie Girl Interrupted."

    Albert SamahaKwamain Mitchell puts up a long range jumper over Catamount defender Matt Glass in the second half of the Billikens' 62-43 win.​Forty-five minutes before tip-off, a man in a black beenie and black jacket with fur-lined hood was shuffling down South Compton Avenue shouting at the packs ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 28, 2011

    SLU Ranked In Top 25 for First Time in 18 Seasons

    Congratulations to the Saint Louis University Billikens. The men's basketball team dismantled University of Oklahoma yesterday 83-63 in the 76 Classic in California. The Billikens are now 6-0 (with wins over University of Washington and Villanova, to name a few big victories) and ranked No. 23 in ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 9, 2011

    RIP "Easy Ed" Macauley, Star of Boston Celtics, St. Louis Hawks and SLU Billikens

    image viaEd Macauley with his SLU coach, Ed Hickey.​"Easy Ed" Macauley, one of the early stars of the NBA and, incidentally, the Saint Louis University Billikens, died yesterday here in St. Louis. He was 83 years old and six feet eight inches tall. Macauley grew up in St. Louis, attended SLU ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 3, 2011

    Brandon Davies: Come Play for Saint Louis University, Sex Your Girlfriend All You Want

    ​Image ViaYou're okay with St. Louis, Brandon.​Brigham Young University, better known to sports fans the nation over as BYU, may very well have lost their chance at winning a national championship this year. They're currently ranked number three in the nation, and were widely expected to grab on ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    Saint Louis University Set for First-Ever National Broadcast in Regular Season

    Yep. There's a first for everything.​The Saint Louis University Billikens (3-3) face a tough challenge tomorrow when they square off against the No. 1 team in the nation, the Duke Blue Devils (9-0) in Durham, North Carolina. Add to that the pressure of the team playing before its first-ever nation ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2010

    SLU Basketball Ends The Longest Season in School History

    Image via Rick Majerus, Kwamain Mitchell and Kyle Cassity have SLU's future looking up.​With all the faux-controversies that dogged Billiken basketball this year -- television snafu's, Rick Majerus' canceled radio show, the coach's views on stem-cell research and a dubious Internet rumor ab ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 11, 2010

    Mizzou Bungles Big Dance Bid; SLU's Cinderella Season Still Alive

    Image Via Losing to Nebraska is easy when you shoot like this​If the SLU Billikens needed a lesson on how not to lock-up an NCAA tournament bid on the eve of their showdown with Rhode Island in the A-10 tournament, Mizzou was happy to oblige. The Tigers, who finished fifth in the Big 12 in the reg ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 22, 2010

    Five Reasons Rick Majerus and SLU Will Make the Big Dance

    Image ViaNot even the mascot expected SLU to be this good.​Shhh! Don't tell anyone. We don't want to jinx it but the SLU Billikens are just a few wins away from an NCAA tournament berth.You may not have noticed since the Bills' games are rarely televised locally (and even when they are, they somet ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 2, 2009

    The First Baseball Game of the Year at Busch Stadium

    It wasn't played by the Cardinals (you'll have to wait till Monday, when the Pirates come to town to see the Redbirds in action) but by the Mizzou and SLU. The Tigers trounced the Billikens 19-6.If a confused spectator had wandered into the stands, there was zero chance of confusing this game for bi ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 12, 2009

    Redemption! SLU Defeats La Salle Wednesday

    photo by Keegan HamiltonAfter losing their final home game of the season to La Salle last week, Saint Louis University's men's basketball team exacted a little revenge and won a rematch against the Explorers Wednesday night in the first round of the A-10 tournament. Freshman Kwamain Mitchell made th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 9, 2009

    Mizzou and SLU: Ending On a Low Note

    Over the weekend, both the Missouri Tigers and the Billikens of Saint Louis University closed out their regular seasons in ignominious fashion. The Billikens blew a commanding lead en route to a heartbreaking loss, while the Tigers just came out flat against a Texas A&M squad that was as jazzed ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 26, 2009

    Mizzou Wins, SLU Doesn't. What Else is New?

    Just when Rick Majerus' Billikens beat A-10-leading Dayton and lull you into thinking they might be able to win a game on the road against one of the worst teams in their conference, they go and get trounced by St. Bonaventure, losing 72-55 to the Bonnies last night in New York. It's one step forwa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    How About Those Billikens?

    Mardi Gras kept me from joining the sold-out crowd on Saturday at Chaifetz Arena, so when I saw that Saint Louis University's men's basketball team somehow managed to beat Dayton 57-49, my eyes nearly popped out of my mildly hungover head.Just from speaking to others who attended and reading th ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 6, 2009

    St. Louis Food Blog Digest: 1.31-2.6

    Gut Check dishes on our favorite St. Louis food blogs.Our friends at Sauce have started a blog: food news, features and more. Go check it out.Show Me Vegan: Got pita? Because Lisa has a recipe for curry chickpea dip.Off the Menu: Joe Bonwich has the scoop on where you can get Rick Majerus' mother's ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 5, 2009

    SLU vs. Duquense: A Rundown Diary

    SLU defeated Duquense at Chaifetz Arena last night, 78-74 in overtime. Here's a log of the game, updated this morning to include a few pictures and the highlights from coach Rick Majerus' post game comments.  Pre-game notes: The Billikens are coming off an impressive 88-58 at Fordham in which t ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 26, 2009

    SLU Ski Team Loses to Richmond

    Just when I point out that SLU needs to give "veteran" players like senior Barry Eberhardt and sophomore Paul Eckerle more minutes, a game like the one yesterday against Richmond happens. SLU fought hard in their 70-62 loss, but with freshman point guard Kwamain Mitchell out with a concussion, they ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 23, 2009

    SLU Gets an "Old-Fashioned Butt-Kicking," and Other College Hoops News

    The Billikens' woes on the road continued last night when they were manhandled by Temple, losing 65-40. Tom Timmermann at the Post-Dispatch was in Philly to watch the massacre and came through with some very colorful reporting and this quote from the always-upbeat Bills coach Rick Majerus: ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 15, 2009

    SLU Beats UMass, Realizes It Has Experienced Players

    There's been much ado in the land of SLU about the youth of the Billikens. When the season started, there were seven true freshmen on the roster and, thus far, freshman have played about half of the team's minutes. With an average player age of just older than 19 years old, they are the fourth young ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 9, 2009

    SLU Stomped By 16th Ranked Xavier

    While every college sports fan on the planet was busy nodding off to the most boring BCS National Championship in recent memory, SLU basketball got their asses handed to them by 16th ranked Xavier in their A-10 conference opener, losing 70-44.Luckily for them, even though the game was nationally tel ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 29, 2008

    The Top 20 Stlog Posts of 2008

    The top 20 blog posts here on the Stlog, chosen by a few of us here at the RFT. Highlights include radio broadcaster Kevin Slaten blowing his top at our managing editor, a photo essay of President-elect Barack Obama, a curious e-mail from the American Apparel and a live blog of that debate that h ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 20, 2008

    SLU B-Ball: Young Ballers and Better Cheerleaders

    Watching the SLU basketball last night for the first time this season, one thing became very obvious: It's going to be awhile before anyone not named Kevin Lisch or Tommie Liddell leads the team in scoring. During the first half of last night's match-up against Kent State (which the Bills lost 76-7 ... More >>

  • News

    February 20, 2008
  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008

    SLU Loses to Xavier, Death Wish Defeats Teen Wolf

    Though in reality SLU lost to 14th-ranked Xavier last night on a last-second tip-in, the game was essentially over before either team took the floor. As I was walking out of Scottrade Center press lounge and into the tunnel the players use to take the court, both teams emerged from their respective ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 8, 2008

    SLU Loses to Xavier, Death Wish Defeats Teen Wolf

    Though in reality SLU lost to 14th-ranked Xavier last night on a last-second tip-in, the game was essentially over before either team took the floor. As I was walking out of Scottrade Center press lounge and into the tunnel the players use to take the court, both teams emerged from their respective ... More >>

  • News

    January 30, 2008

    Rick Majerus lips off? That's a spankin'.

    Unreal talks to a dominatrix and gets schooled in sherlocking.

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2008

    SLU Basketball Billikens: Misery Loves Company (and Media Scrutiny)

    As I settled into my seat on press row at the Scottrade Center before SLU’s Saturday match-up against seventeenth-ranked Dayton, an unfamiliar face a few seats down was overheard saying, “Any team that can only score seven goddamn points in a half is one I have to come and watch.” So it was w ... More >>

  • Blogs

    January 14, 2008

    SLU Basketball Billikens: Misery Loves Company (and Media Scrutiny)

    As I settled into my seat on press row at the Scottrade Center before SLU’s Saturday match-up against seventeenth-ranked Dayton, an unfamiliar face a few seats down was overheard saying, “Any team that can only score seven goddamn points in a half is one I have to come and watch.” So it was w ... More >>

  • News

    October 17, 2007

    Big Man on Campus

    Sit back and marvel as Rick Majerus hoists SLU basketball from the morass of mediocrity. (Just don't let him near your pizza.)

  • News

    May 17, 2006

    Buggers

    For once, Unreal is scared to get between the sheets. Plus: Anheuser-Busch gets buzzed, and the Francis Howell School District plans to take back Christmas.

  • Calendar

    November 16, 2005

    Big Game

    Man, that's a huge turkey

  • News

    April 6, 2005

    Unreal Fouls Out of the Final Four

    The beer-drinking, the game-watching, the east-side partying: We took it all in so you wouldn't have to

  • Calendar

    December 29, 2004
  • News

    February 18, 2004

    Shooting Stars

    Tommie Liddell plays tortoise to Darius Miles hare in the annals of East Side High basketball lore

  • Best of St. Louis

    September 24, 2003

    Best Coach

    Brad Soderberg
    St. Louis University

  • News

    December 4, 2002

    Feed the Beast

    Everybody wants Hazelwood Central's Kalen Grimes and St. Louis' junior class of hoopsters. But recruiting in the city is a courtship dance and a high-maintenance affair.

  • Dining

    December 29, 1999

    Eat Drink Man Woman

    Taking some time to let 1999's dinners digest

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