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  1. Atlantic 10 Tournament: St. Bonaventure upsets Saint Louis with a three at the buzzer (VIDEO)

    Mar 14, 2014, 2:04 PM EDT

    Jordan Gathers

    It’s time for Saint Louis fans to be concerned about their team’s defensive issues.

  2. Guard Marcus Bartley becomes Saint Louis’ third 2014 commitment

    Sep 12, 2013, 11:10 PM EDT

    Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament - Semifinals - St. Louis v Butler

    With Jordair Jett and Mike McCall Jr. entering their senior season the Saint Louis Billikens could use some additional depth on the perimeter. First head coach Jim Crews and his staff reeled in Memphis native Davell Roby, and on Thursday night it was reported by multiple outlets that Decatur, Ill. native Marcus Bartley has verbally…

  3. Saint Louis pushes New Mexico State aside to advance

    Mar 21, 2013, 4:22 PM EDT

    Dwayne Evans Saint Louis

    Saint Louis came into this 2013 NCAA tournament as a trendy underdog pick to make the Final Four after winning the Atlantic 10 championship this past weekend. The Billikens took their first step toward that goal Thursday with a 64-44 win over New Mexico State in the Round of 64 at The Palace of Auburn…

  4. Saint Louis wins A-10 tournament title, reflects on Rick Majerus

    Mar 17, 2013, 3:25 PM EDT


    BROOKLYN, N.Y.– Saint Louis was poised, calm, and in control of the tempo for nearly 30 minutes of game time in Sunday’s Atlantic 10 championship at Barclays Center in Brooklyn. Then Virginia Commonwealth’s signature “Havoc” defense hit like a storm, turning a 13-point Saint Louis lead at the 11:45 mark of the second half into…

  5. Saint Louis beats Butler for third time, looks like Final Four contender in the process

    Mar 16, 2013, 5:37 PM EDT

    Saint Louis Butler

    NEW YORK — After their 72-55 win over Charlotte on Friday, I explained why the Saint Louis Billikens have the look and feel of a team that can make the Final Four. The Billikens’ 67-56 win over the Butler Bulldogs on Saturday in the Atlantic 10 semifinals only reinforced my beliefs. Butler has wins this…

  6. VIDEO: No. 16 Saint Louis claims share of A-10 title with win over La Salle

    Mar 9, 2013, 4:39 PM EDT

    Saint Louis

    In what has been an emotional season after the passing of former coach Rick Majerus, but Saint Louis capped its regular season Saturday with a 78-54 win over La Salle and claimed at least a share of the Atlantic 10 conference regular season title.  It is the first share of league title for Saint Louis…

  7. No. 16 Saint Louis fails to clinch share of A-10 title with overtime loss to Xavier

    Mar 6, 2013, 11:48 PM EDT

    Saint Louis Xavier

    Despite clawing back from seven points down in the final 4:40 of regulation to force overtime, No. 16 Saint Louis could not keep pace with Xavier in extra period and fell, 77-66, at the Cintas Center in Cincinnati, Ohio, Wednesday night. The loss snaps and 11-game Saint Louis winning streak and keeps the Billikens from…

  8. Saint Louis takes first in A-10 with win over No. 24 VCU

    Feb 20, 2013, 12:15 AM EDT

    Jordair Jett

    Virginia Commonwealth and Butler have taken the biggest share of the national spotlight of teams in the Atlantic 10 this season. Newcomers to the league having so much success and finding their way in the national polls will do that. But with first place in the conference (at least for the time being) on the…

  9. Saint Louis honors Rick Majerus with memorial on Friday

    Dec 7, 2012, 8:16 PM EDT

    Rick Majerus

    The college basketball world was rocked last Saturday whens news broke that former head coach Rick Majerus had passed away at the age of 64, after battling many health issues. Since then, former homes for Majerus such as Utah and Marquette have paid their respects to the late coach. On Friday, Saint Louis, Majerus’ last…

  10. Rick Majerus will not return as Saint Louis coach

    Nov 16, 2012, 4:19 PM EDT

    Rick Majerus

    Friday, Saint Louis University announced that head coach Rick Majerus will not return as basketball team’s head coach. Majerus, who took a leave of absence from the Billikens in late August, is still undergoing evaluation and treatment for an ongoing, serious heart condition. The 64-year-old head coach, took Saint Louis to the NCAA tournament last season…

  11. Preview: Which ten mid-majors could make some noise in March?

    Oct 9, 2012, 9:00 AM EDT

    Dave Rice, Anthony Marshall

    Throughout the month of October, CollegeBasketballTalk will be rolling out our previews for the 2012-2013 season. Check back at 9 a.m. and just after lunch every day, Monday-Friday, for a new preview item. To browse through the preview posts we’ve already published, click here. To look at the rest of The Lists we’ve published, click here. For…

  12. Jim Platt hired as assistant at Saint Louis

    Sep 25, 2012, 1:01 PM EDT

    Jim Platt

    Longtime college basketball coach Jim Platt has been hired as an assistant at Saint Louis to help on a staff that is now without head coach Rick Majerus, who took a leave of absence due to health concerns in late August. Platt, who has spent 32 years as a head coach or assistant at the…

  13. Saint Louis promotes assistant Jim Whitesell to associate head coach

    Jun 28, 2012, 4:08 PM EDT

    Jim Whitesell

    Jim Whitesell, an Iowa native who has served under Saint Louis coach Rick Majerus for one season, has been promoted to associate head coach, the school confirmed Thursday. “He’s extraordinarily committed,” Majerus told “He’d make me go to bed after a game and when I woke up, he’d have a tape made and 20 bullet…