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  • Blogs

    March 27, 2012

    The Mizzou Nightmare: A Quick Exit and Impending Glory for the Jayhawks

    ​If you were to look back a few weeks at the Missouri Tigers, you would think things were going really well for them. They had an historically great season, they won the Big XII conference tournament, and were looking at a top seed in the NCAA Tournament. They had perhaps the best guard corps ... 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 >>

  • Blogs

    November 18, 2009

    Memphis Basketball Fans Watched the Birth of the Pastner Era Last Night in St. Louis

    Last night at the Scottrade Center, University of Memphis basketball fans watched the birth of the Josh Pastner Era.Memphis played Kansas in the regular season game (and rematch of the '09 NCAA championship), with the Kansas edging the Tigers 57-55.Kansas was supposed to crush a scorched Memphis tea ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 31, 2009

    Time For Missouri Fans to Panic -- Mike Anderson Going to Memphis?

    All along through the tournament run that Mizzou just made, I would constantly hear from people, "Oh, Anderson's gone. Kentucky is going to snatch him up." But Kentucky wasn't going to take Mike Anderson. I thought they would go for a bigger name, a splashy move that makes bold headlines all ov ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 30, 2009

    Mizzou Coach Mike Anderson to Replace John Calipari at Memphis?

    mutigers.cstv.comMike AndersonThat's the rumor some media are reporting today. The speculation comes just four days after Anderson's Missouri Tigers toppled Calipari's Memphis Tigers in the Sweet Sixteen of the NCAA tourney. (University of Connecticut knocked Mizzou out of the tournament on Saturday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Missouri Takes the Other Tigers by the Tail

    Holy shit. Did that really happen? Of all the possibly outcomes of Missouri's game against Memphis last night, that was one that I never, ever envisioned. Here were two teams, both known for being remarkably tenacious on defense, both running press defenses for all 40 minutes, every single nigh ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 27, 2009

    Four Reasons Mizzou Will Make the Final Four

    Mizzou's win last night over Memphis combined all the ingredients for a March Madness special.A three-quarter court shot at the buzzer? Check. Enough bricks from the free throw line to rebuild Mizzou Arena? Check. 102 points against the most efficient defense in college basketball? Check.Yup, the Ti ... More >>

  • Blogs

    March 24, 2009

    Eight Reasons Mizzou Will Make the Elite Eight

    Just before the Madness began last week, I laid out a lengthy list of reasons why Missouri would fail in the first few rounds of the tournament, pointing out a few of the Tigers' most glaring weaknesses and the dangers of each potential early round match-up.Just pretend this is a tiger next to eight ... More >>

  • Film

    January 11, 2006

    Bet on Black

    Glory Road relives the season college hoops smashed the color barrier

  • Calendar

    November 3, 2004

    Return of the Taller Ballers

    SLU's basketball season kicks off at Savvis

  • Calendar

    March 5, 2003

    Valley Rally

    The Missouri Valley Conference tournament bounces into Savvis Center

  • News

    February 19, 2003

    Season on the Drink

    SLU's Blue Crew lives to harangue rival ballers -- and even the guys on the home team

  • News

    January 1, 2003

    Import Duty

    A former pro basketball player from Israel has to be bigger, stronger and faster for the American college game

  • 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.

  • Calendar

    November 20, 2002

    The Defense Never Rests

    St. Louis University's Billikens get the ball rolling

  • News

    December 22, 1999

    DECEMBER MADNESS

    College "scandals" expose hypocrisy of NCAA cartel

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