Kwamain Mitchell. What more can you say; the point guard has
been the face of Saint Louis Billiken basketball program since he emerged on
the scene back in 2008.
Mitchell's career that has seen him score
nearly 16 points per game in his sophomore season and then he had to sit out
the next season because of sexual assault
allegations. But, where does Mitchell...
Courtesy: John StamosBillikens Media Relations
ST. LOUIS Saint Louis senior guard Kwamain Mitchell has been chosen to participate in the 2013 Reeses College All-Star Game, as announced today by the National Association of Basketball Coaches (NABC).
The All-Star game is set for Friday, April 5, at 4 p.m. (CT) during Final Four festivities at the Georgia Dome in Atlanta. Each roster...
Kwamain Mitchell scored 19 points, including a huge 3-pointer with the shot clock winding down, and tournament MVP Dwayne Evans added 16 to lead No. 16 Saint Louis to its first Atlantic 10 tourney title with a 62-56 win over No. 25 VCU on Sunday.
The veteran Billikens stayed just poised enough against the Rams' frenetic defensive pressure and a hostile crowd to win only the...
Via AP on Fox
March 17, 2013
There have been plenty of ups-and-downs in redshirt senior guard Kwamain Mitchell's tenure at Saint Louis University, but with his leadership and talent, the Billikens have a chance to send him out with a bang.
Kwamain Mitchell recalled the first time Rick Majerus visited his home, trying to recruit him to Saint Louis. Mitchell's mother made a big meal and after one plate Mitchell was full.
Majerus wasn't, took a look at Mitchell and said, ''With that body you can eat three or four more plates.''
Hundreds of people turned out at Chaifetz Pavilion on the SLU campus...
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December 07, 2012
ST. LOUIS Absence makes the clock spin slower.
For Saint Louis, each day without senior Kwamain Mitchell the guard at the heart of Great Expectations will pass with a slug's pace. A swift return to normalcy would be preferred, but sometimes a grimace comes before the grin.
Take interim coach Jim Crews' word for it. Friday, the Billikens popped the cork on one of their...
Courtesy: SLU Media Relations
ST. LOUIS Saint Louis senior point guard Kwamain Mitchell underwent a successful surgery Monday to repair a fracture in his left foot. He is expected to be in a cast and walking boot for up to six weeks. Otherwise, there is no specific timetable on when he will return to the court.
Kwamain is an important part of our team, SLU interim head coach Jim...
ST. LOUIS Two men, one old and one young, forced to move on without their programs strongest spirit on the bench. Two men, interim coach Jim Crews and senior guard Kwamain Mitchell, charged to lead Saint Louis with Rick Majerus lessons carried with care.
Certainly, said Crews, a Billikens assistant coach promoted after Majerus leave of absence in August due to a heart condition...
Kwamain Mitchell scored 22 points, including three big 3-pointers, and Saint Louis rode its gritty defense to a 61-54 victory over Memphis on Friday night in a West Regional second-round game.
Mitchell closed the first half by banking in a 3, then nailed two others to help the ninth-seeded Billikens (26-7) overturn an eight-point second-half deficit. They'll move on to play...
Via AP on Fox
March 16, 2012
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Saint Louis paid the price last season when it was forced to go with freshmen and sophomores in key roles.
The Billikens finished with a 12-19 record and a quick one-and-done appearance against Rhode Island in the Atlantic 10 Conference Tournament.
They are still young, but having Kwamain Mitchell back on the floor has given them a proven leader. The junior was suspended just...