ST. LOUIS -- The late Rick Majerus had a saying. Well, he had many sayings, but one that often times gets quoted around Saint Louis University is starting is for high school. A philosophy of sorts that focused zero on who started the game, but rather who finished and those 39 minutes 58 seconds in between.
The Billikens truly embodied that philosophy on Saturday night against the Charlotte 49ers.
The Saint Louis bench outscored the starters 47-29 en route to a Billikens 76-58 victory in front of a sold out crowd at Chaifetz Arena .
Just how good was the bench on this particular night?
Well, it was the first time in an NCAA game this season that a teams bench outscored the starters by at least 12 points in a winning effort.
As arbitrary of a stat as that might be, it still speaks volumes on the importance of a strong supporting cast.
Our bench has been good all year, interim SLU head coach Jim Crews said following the game. I think thats an advantage. Weve got 9-10 guys, dif...