ST. LOUIS -- Saint Louis University moved up to No. 10 in this week's Associated Press basketball poll, which was released Monday. Just as Rick Majerus predicted two years ago.
Majerus was in his final season as Billikens coach when he did a phone interview with columnist John Canzano of The (Portland) Oregonian in March 2012.
The coach, who passed away in December 2012 of heart...
The sweet moment Brian Conklin had imagined, the one where he and his teammates danced around the floor in celebration, was now washed away by tears.
After Saint Louis' season ended with a loss to Michigan State, Conklin, who was part of coach Rick Majerus' first recruiting class with the Billikens, couldn't control his emotions as he broke down and wept.
For all its...
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March 18, 2012
ST. LOUIS Brian Conklin cradled the ball near the top of the key, time ticking toward a Saint Louis victory that made the Billikens' NCAA Tournament dream more real. Behind him, students began chanting, "Let's go dancing! Let's go dancing!" Conklin, the heart of Saint Louis' run this season, savored the final seconds of his last game at Chaifetz Arena by...
Brian Conklin scored 10 of his 19 points during Saint Louis' decisive second-half spurt, and the Billikens ended the longest home-court winning streak in Atlantic 10 history, beating Xavier 73-68 on Wednesday night.
Xavier (13-7, 4-3) had its 43-game home winning streak in A-10 play snapped by a team it had beaten seven times in a row. The last visiting A-10 team to win at the...
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January 25, 2012
CINCINNATI (AP) -- Brian Conklin scored 10 of his 19 points during Saint Louis' decisive second-half spurt, and the Billikens ended the longest home-court winning streak in Atlantic 10 history, beating Xavier 73-68 on Wednesday night.
Xavier (13-7, 4-3) had its 43-game home winning streak in A-10 play snapped by a team it had beaten seven times in a row. The last visiting A...
ST. LOUIS Saint Louis senior forward Brian Conklin registered a game-high 15 points in a 71-39 victory over Texas Southern Tuesday at Chaifetz Arena.
The win, SLUs sixth in a row, improves the Billikens record to 12-1. Next up is a showdown against New Mexico at The Pit on New Years Eve. Tip off in Albuquerque is scheduled for 5 p.m. (CT).
Against Texas Southern (1-10), Conklin...
ST. LOUIS -- After he had time to study his mistakes, Brian Conklin crossed his arms and spoke about how the effort fell short of his standard. He had scored 13 points in a team-high 35 minutes during Saint Louis' loss to Loyola Marymount on Tuesday, the Billikens' first defeat of the season. He stood in a corridor Thursday at Chaifetz Arena aware that as a senior leader...
LOS ANGELES For the first time since the 1993-94 season, the Saint Louis Billikens have garnered a national ranking as they come in at No. 23 in the AP Top 25 poll, which was released Monday.
Also on Monday, the Atlantic 10 Conference announced that senior forward Brian Conklin was named A-10 co-Player of the Week.
The Billikens ranking comes on the heels of claiming the 76 Classic...
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Brian Conklin scored 14 points and Saint Louis held Southern Illinois to just eight field goals Tuesday night, beating the Salukis 61-42.
The Billikens (2-0) made 15 shots in the first half alone, in 28 attempts, in building a 37-15 lead at the break. Saint Louis' biggest lead was 27 points early in the second half.
Cody Ellis had 11 points and Kyle Cassity scored 10 for the...
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November 15, 2011