Saint Louis Billikens Basketball

  • Billikens Lack Commitment Necessary for Regular NCAA Tournament Appearances

    My friend Frank Cusumano raised a good question on Twitter Sunday night, as NCAA 2-seed Xavier lost to Wisconsin on a heart breaking buzzer-beater in St. Louis. The question; “Can somebody explain to me how…

  • After Firing Jim Crews, SLU Reaches a Pivotal Moment For the Basketball Program

    Jim Crews is a good man, and I’ll never forget his quiet strength and amazing grace during an agonizing time for Saint Louis U. basketball. A team that coped and survived and thriving during their…

  • Storybook Surge Gives Billikens New Life

    What we thought was a swift and dramatic fall by the Billikens instead turned into a swift and dramatic comeback against North Carolina State in their first NCAA tournament game in Orlando, a remarkable 83-80,…

  • Billikens Should Shake Off Duquesne Loss

    I’m a strong believer that there’s such thing as a good loss for a good team, and that’s exactly what SLU’s 71-64 loss to Duquesne was Thursday night at Chaifetz Arena. The Billikens hadn’t been…

  • Top 25: Billikens Inch Closer to Top Ten

    1. Syracuse (22-0) The Cuse followed up their thrilling weekend win over Duke with a trouncing of Notre Dame last night. The Orange play very good defense, and they don’t make many errors. Syracuse is…

  • Top 25: Three Unbeatens Remain, SLU Keeps Rising

    1. Arizona (20-0) Arizona remained unscathed, having taken care of Colorado last Thursday and edging Utah by nine last night in Tucson. This team has an excellent starting five and two two players coming off…

  • No. 24 Saint Louis Beats St. Bonaventure

    ST. LOUIS (AP) – Saint Louis’ first game since cracking the Top 25 this season wasn’t pretty. Dwayne Evans scored 18 points, Rob Loe had 11 rebounds and three blocked shots and the 24th-ranked Billikens…

  • Billikens Crack AP Top 25

    AP – Arizona and Syracuse remain Nos. 1 and 2 in The Associated Press poll for a sixth straight week, but wholesale changes took place after that, as six newcomers joined the Top 25 on…

  • Illini Crack Top 25

    1. Arizona (15-0) The Wildcats are coming off a nine-point win against Washington and a 60-25 win over Washington State. (Yes, you read that score correctly.) Arizona is a very balanced team with nice guard…

  • Billikens Basketball Staying on 101 ESPN

    101 ESPN is proud to announce that it will continue to serve as the home for St. Louis Billikens men’s basketball through the 2014-15 season. The station has carried the Billikens for the last six…