Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 12/23/11
ST. LOUIS While legendary coach Bobby Knight was in St. Louis this week to call the Missouri-Illinois game, he stopped by a Saint Louis University Billikens practice to chat with longtime friend Rick Majerus. But Knight was confused why Missouri and Illinois were playing each other in St. Louis and not playing the Billikens. "They won't play us," Majerus told him. "I said, 'I'd play Illinois also so as long as you are on that, ask them both if they would do it'." While the Billikens were waxing Arkansas State 70-46 at Chaifetz Arena Thursday night, the Tigers and Fighting Illini were playing the annual Busch Braggin' Rights game a few miles down the road at Scottrade Center. But if Majerus and Saint Louis would get their wish, they'd be able to play Missouri in a similar setting. The fifth-year Billikens coach said he's tried to schedule Missouri since the day he arrived on the Saint Louis campus. Just why won't Missouri play the Billikens? "I don't know, you'd have to ask t...
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