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  1. Atlantic 10 releases schedule, Dayton to visit VCU on February 28

    Aug 27, 2014, 9:15 PM EDT

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    NBC Sports Network will broadcast 33 Atlantic 10 games.

  2. Saint Louis will need some of six-man recruiting class to step up in 2014-15

    Jul 26, 2014, 3:00 PM EDT

    Jim Crews

    With Saint Louis losing five experienced seniors, the incoming freshman class could be expected to contribute immediately this season.

  3. The allure of staying home exists for 2016 forward Jayson Tatum

    Jul 17, 2014, 4:14 PM EDT

    The D1Circuit

    Being recruited by some of the nation’s best programs, the 6-foot-8 Tatum continues to consider the possibility of staying home and playing at Saint Louis.

  4. Saint Louis head coach Jim Crews praises senior class (VIDEO)

    Mar 22, 2014, 9:50 PM EDT

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    Following his team’s season-ending loss to No. 4 Louisville, Saint Louis head coach Jim Crews thanked his senior class for their efforts over the last four years.

  5. No. 4 Louisville advances but will need more from Russ Smith next week

    Mar 22, 2014, 5:51 PM EDT

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    No. 4 Louisville advanced to the Sweet 16 for the third consecutive season. However if the Cardinals are to make a run at another national title, they’ll need Russ Smith to rebound from his tough weekend in Orlando.

  6. Pregame Shootaround: Eight Sweet 16 spots up for grabs Saturday

    Mar 22, 2014, 7:00 AM EDT

    nova

    Eight games kick off the Round of 32, including a matchup of former Big East foes.

  7. Late Night Snacks: Tournament-record four overtime games on Thursday

    Mar 21, 2014, 1:37 AM EDT

    ridley.jepg

    Your recap of what was a highly entertaining first full day of the NCAA tournament.

  8. Poor foul shooting, late-game execution costs No. 12 NC State in overtime loss

    Mar 20, 2014, 10:16 PM EDT

    warren

    Leading by 14 points with 5:03 left in regulation, N.C. State managed to lose in painful fashion thanks to a combination of poor foul shooting and poor execution.

  9. Atlantic 10 Tournament Preview: Saint Louis-VCU rematch in Brooklyn?

    Mar 11, 2014, 12:47 PM EDT

    AP

    Saint Louis will look to repeat as the Atlantic 10 Tournament champion, but it won’t be easy. The field in Brooklyn could have six, yes six, NCAA tournament-bound teams.

  10. Jordair Jett tops Chaz Williams, UMass with last-second layup (VIDEO)

    Mar 9, 2014, 4:08 PM EDT

    Jordair Jett

    Jordair Jett helped snap a three-game losing streak while also delivering Saint Louis the Atlantic 10 regular season title with a last-second win over UMass.

  11. Late Night Snacks: No. 4 Duke, No. 17 Saint Louis fall

    Mar 6, 2014, 2:52 AM EDT

    mckie

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Wake Forest 82, No. 4 Duke 72 This was the most surprising result of the night, with the Demon Deacons using multiple defenses in their win over the Blue Devils in Winston-Salem. Tyler Cavanaugh scored 20 points off the bench and Travis McKie added 19 for Wake Forest, which has beaten…

  12. Dayton enhances resume with win at No. 17 Saint Louis

    Mar 5, 2014, 11:49 PM EDT

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    After having their six-game win streak end with a blowout loss to Saint Joseph’s, the Dayton Flyers got back on track with an 86-79 win over UMass on Saturday. Wednesday night provided Archie Miller’s team with another opportunity to enhance their resume and the Flyers took advantage, beating No. 17 Saint Louis 72-67 at Chaifetz…

  13. VCU hands No. 10 Saint Louis second consecutive defeat

    Mar 1, 2014, 9:03 PM EDT

    Shaka Smart

    After beating George Washington one week ago to move to 12-0 in Atlantic 10 play, No. 10 Saint Louis looked to be well-positioned to win a second consecutive regular season conference title. However the gap between the Billikens and the rest of the conference has tightened considerably since then, with Jim Crews’ team now dealing…

  14. Late Night Snacks: Five ranked teams, including No. 10 Saint Louis, fall

    Feb 28, 2014, 3:16 AM EDT

    moser

    GAME OF THE NIGHT: Oregon 87, UCLA 83 (2OT) With UCLA playing without the suspended Kyle Anderson and Jordan Adams, it seemed as if Oregon was well-positioned to earn a win that they needed to improve their NCAA tournament hopes. Of course the game supplied more drama than many anticipated, with Bryce Alford scoring 31…

  15. Micah Mason, Jerry Jones lead Duquesne to upset win over No. 10 Saint Louis (VIDEO)

    Feb 27, 2014, 11:14 PM EDT

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    Having won 19 straight games No. 10 Saint Louis was well on its way to clinching a second consecutive Atlantic 10 regular season title, as they held a three-game lead on Saint Joseph’s entering Thursday’s home game against Duquesne. With a game at VCU on Saturday afternoon, the concern was that although Jim Crews’ rotation…

  16. No. 10 Saint Louis beats George Mason in OT…again (VIDEO)

    Feb 20, 2014, 12:40 AM EDT

    crews

    No. 10 Saint Louis has been the class of the Atlantic 10 this season, but for some reason the George Mason Patriots have given them a hard time. The Patriots took the Billikens to overtime in the first meeting before falling in St. Louis, and the same thing happened on Wednesday night in Fairfax. SLU…

  17. No. 12 Saint Louis wins 17th straight, establishes greater separation in Atlantic 10 race

    Feb 15, 2014, 5:03 PM EDT

    evans

    Boxing gifted the sports world the saying “styles make fights,” and that adage fit Saturday’s game between VCU and No. 12 Saint Louis quite well. VCU, through the use of its “HAVOC” system, would look to ramp up the tempo while the home standing Billikens would prefer to play in the half court. Possession-wise the…

  18. Jordair Jett leads No. 13 Saint Louis to 16th consecutive victory (VIDEO)

    Feb 8, 2014, 7:05 PM EDT

    jett

    After winning 28 games and the Atlantic 10 regular season and tournament titles a season ago, No. 13 Saint Louis had two personnel losses to account for. Gone were two of their three double-digit scorers in Cody Ellis and Kwamain Mitchell, and those certainly aren’t departures to be glossed over. However the Billikens did return four…

  19. Saint Louis survives George Mason in overtime (VIDEO)

    Feb 1, 2014, 6:29 PM EDT

    Rob Loe, Jalen Jenkins

    George Mason gave Saint Louis everything they could handle on Saturday afternoon, but the No. 19 Billikens were too much down the stretch. Rob Loe hit a three to tie the game at 68 with 20 seconds left to force overtime and then scored eight of the first ten points in the extra frame as…

  20. Saint Louis rides stifling defense to ten-game win streak

    Jan 17, 2014, 6:46 PM EDT

    jett

    Ranked 24th nationally, the Saint Louis Billikens have won ten straight games since losing to Wichita State on December 1. How have they done it? Primarily due to a defense that has been absolutely stifling in the half court, while also limiting opponents’ opportunities to get out in the open floor. Limiting teams to 38.7%…

  21. Saint Louis now 6-0 on the road, 15-2 overall with win at Dayton

    Jan 11, 2014, 1:28 PM EDT

    Dwayne Evans

    For all the talk about UMass and VCU this season, might the Atlantic 10 title still run through St. Louis? It certainly looked like it on Saturday afternoon, as the Billikens went into Dayton and smacked around the Flyers, winning 67-59 in a game that where Jim Crews’ club had a double-digit lead for much…

  22. Saint Louis cruises past Yale in non-conference finale (VIDEO)

    Jan 4, 2014, 9:12 PM EDT

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    Saint Louis was expected to take care of business on Saturday evening in their non-conference finale against Yale and the Billikens did just that, winning 75-55 with Rob Loe scoring a game-high 19 points. Austin McBroom added 16 and Jake Barnett 11 for Saint Louis, whose 13 wins through 15 games are the program’s most…

  23. Atlantic 10 Conference Catchup: Can UMass outlast VCU and Saint Louis?

    Jan 1, 2014, 10:00 AM EDT

    Chaz Williams, Eric Mika

    College basketball is now almost two months old. League play will be kicking off in the next week. Let’s get you caught up on all you need to know with some of the country’s best conferences.  To read through the rest of our Conference Catchups, click here. Midseason Player of the Year: Chaz Williams, UMass UMass runs…

  24. Mike McCall’s buzzer-beater lifts Saint Louis over Valparaiso (VIDEO)

    Dec 8, 2013, 1:05 PM EDT

    Mike McCall

    With 3.8 second left, Saint Louis forward Dwayne Evans tossed his inbounds pass to Rob Loe, who drove to the bucket, but his lefty layup was blocked. The Valparaiso defense had its heads turned, allowing Mike McCall Jr. to slip past on the box out, and tipped in the game-winner as the Billikens escaped with…