ST. LOUIS -- These past few days have been a time for reflection for the Saint Louis University basketball team.
The Billikens' 19-game win streak is gone, replaced by a two-game losing streak after setbacks against Duquesne and VCU.
Their No. 10 national ranking ... poof. They are now ranked 17th.
Everything was going right for Saint Louis just one week ago. Now the Billikens are...
Duquesne coach Jim Ferry knows a victory against a ranked opponent can make a huge difference for a struggling program.
The rebuilding Dukes almost got one against No. 19 Saint Louis on Wednesday night.
Mike McCall scored 13 points, including two free throws with 13 seconds remaining, as Saint Louis avoided an upset by beating Duquesne 76-72.
''Winning a game like this puts you...
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January 23, 2014
PITTSBURGH -- Mike McCall scored 13 points, including two free throws with 13 seconds remaining, as No. 19 Saint Louis avoided an upset by beating Duquesne 76-72 on Wednesday night.
Reserve forward Grandy Glaze added 12 points and Rob Loe had 10 for the Billikens (18-2, 5-0 Atlantic 10), who won their 12th consecutive game.
Ovie Soko scored 18 points to lead Duquesne (8-9, 1-4)....
ST. LOUIS -- Mike McCall Jr. missed his first shot Saturday.
Then the Saint Louis University guard missed his second.
After scoring on an easy breakaway layup, the beneficiary of an unselfish pass from teammate Jake Barnett, McCall missed two more 3-pointers before halftime.
It has been a struggle at times for the senior from Chicago this season. McCall has contributed plenty from...