Found February 27, 2014 on STLSportsMinute:
On Thursday night, the Saint Louis University Billikens fell flat on their faces with a lackluster performance against a bad Duquesne team, ending the team's prolonged 19-game winning streak.But on Thursday afternoon, all of the talk in St. Louis was surrounding the discussion on why the Missouri Tigers and SLU do not hook up annually on the hardwood.It started in the morning, when Mizzou athletic director Mike Alden joined Frank Cusamano on "The Press Box" on CBS Sports 920 to discuss a number of things, but a match-up with SLU, or why there isn't one on the docket anytime soon, did come up.Alden explained, and I am paraphrasing, that playing SLU would not help the Mizzou brand. (You can listen to the entire segment and exchange between Cusamano and Alden here).The conversation continued throughout the day, with heated debate from both sides.SLU fans want the game for obvious reasons.Mizzou fans do not want the game, claiming they have nothing to gain by playing a...

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