Gamedayr Q&A: Best Buy Manager talks about Saint Louis Billikens Crashing His Store

The Saint Louis Billikens were forced to crash a Best Buy on Selection Sunday to watch the unveiling of the Bracket. We caught up with the store manager on the events that took place.
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March 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis Watches Tournament Selection Show From Best Buy After Missing Flight (Photo)

Most tournament-bound college basketball teams watched Sunday’s selection show from arenas or banquet halls, but the Saint Louis Billikens watched the announcement of their No. 4 seed from an odd location — a Best Buy in Secaucus, N.J. After defeating Virginia Commonwealth University in the Atlantic 10 championship game at Barclays Center in Brooklyn, the team found itself stuck...
March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis Billikens: SLU awarded with a No. 4 seed after winning A10 title

On Sunday, the Saint Louis Billikens finished a sweep of the Atlantic 10 conference on the year by defeating VCU in the A10 Tournament Championship game in Brooklyn, New York. On Sunday evening, the NCAA Tournament brackets were released and the Billikens were awarded a No. 4 seed in the Midwest region by the selection committee and will face No. 13 seed New Mexico State, who was...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis edges VCU for A-10 title

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...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Billikens double-up, win A10 regular season and tournament championship

(Credit: Saint Louis Media Relations) What a year for the Saint Louis Billikens and interim coach Jim Crews.  After a difficult beginning which saw SLU lose its mentor in Rick Majerus, Crews kept his team together and did a masterful job in leading the Billikens to both the regular season and Atlantic 10 Tournament title as they outlasted #havoc and VCU on Sunday. The Bills defeated...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

NCAA Tournament: Predicting seeds for Mizzou, SLU and Illini

Selection Sunday is here and the St. Louis area will have plenty of local intrigue as all three teams in the region are certain to be a part of the field when the brackets are released on Sunday evening. The Saint Louis Billikens, Missouri Tigers, and Illinois Fighting Illini have all had great years and each team could make some noise in the NCAA Tournament. But where should each...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis Billikens: SLU beats Butler for third time, ready for VCU in A10 championship

Three games against the highly touted Butler Bulldogs this season and now it is three wins for the Saint Louis Billikens. The Saint Louis Billikens took care of business in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament against the Bulldogs. Saint Louis won 67-56, which sets up an A10 championship final game against No. 25 Virginia Commonwealth. Dwayne Evans led the Billikens (26...
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March 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis Billikens: SLU destroys Charlotte, sets up third game with Butler

Different game, same story for the Saint Louis Billikens on Friday afternoon. Saint Louis played the Charlotte 49ers back on February 16th and beat them 75-58. On Friday, the Billikens beat Charlotte by the same margin as Saint Louis cruised to a 72-55 win to advance to the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 conference tournament in Brooklyn, New York. The Billikens (25-6, 13-3 A 10...
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March 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Billikens postgame thoughts: Charlotte

NEW YORK - The Saint Louis Billikens waltzed into the house that Hova (thats Jay-Z, you guys) built and behind a 25 point, 9 rebound performance by Dwayne Evans, emerged victorious over Charlotte by a score of 72-55 in the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament in Brooklyn, NY. WHAT YOU REALLY WANT See postgame thoughts from Jim Crews, Mike McCall Jr. and Dwayne Evans below...
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March 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis Billikens: SLU could sweep the A10 with a big weekend in Brooklyn

At the beginning of the season, Saint Joseph was projected No. 1 in the Atlantic 10 preseason poll and expected to win the regular season A10 championship.  Four months later, it is your Saint Louis Billikens who finished atop the standings of the A10 and will have the number one seed in the A10 Tournament that starts Thursday at the Barclay’s Center in Brooklyn, New York. The...
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March 13, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis Billikens: SLU takes home A10 title with win over LaSalle

After shooting a season-worst 30 percent in their overtime loss at Xavier, the Saint Louis Billikens shot 58 percent from the field on Saturday afternoon and hit 17-of-20 shots in the second half in their 78-54 win over La Salle on senior night to win the Atlantic 10 conference. Saint Louis will be the number one seed when they enter the A10 tournament in Brooklyn. The seniors were...
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March 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis Billikens: SLU will say goodbye to three seniors on Saturday

On Saturday, the Saint Louis Billikens (23-6, 12-3 A 10) will play La Salle (21-7, 11-4 A 10) at Chaifetz Arena to decide the winner of the Atlantic 10 conference. Also, this game will be senior night and the last time Kwamain Mitchell, Cody Ellis, and Cory Remekun will step on the floor at Chaifetz Arena. Each player had a different path to this point in their career. All three...
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March 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis Billikens: SLU rextends win streak, beats George Washington

Another night and another win for the Saint Louis Billikens. The No. 18 Billikens beat George Washington Saturday night 66-58. Again,  it was Dwayne Evans leading the way for SLU, recording a double-double with 22 points and 12 rebounds. The junior forward had a very efficient night as Evans made 7-of-13 from the field and 8-of-9 from the foul line. Evans also had four steals and...
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March 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Bommarito Automotive Group weekend update

There are several sports stories and headlines for you to keep up with this weekend. Every Friday in the Bommarito Sports Update we will help sift through it all to keep you updated. Some of the key storylines to follow this weekend are... BILLIKENS INVADE D.C. The red-hot Saint Louis Billikens travel to our nation's capital this weekend to take on George Washington. CHANNEL...
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March 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis Billikens: SLU rolls with huge second half over St. Joe's

What is going on with the Saint Louis Billikens in the second half? The Billikens erupted for 41 points in the second half in its win over Saint Joseph’s at Chaifetz Arena on Wednesday night. Did I mention that Saint Louis (22-5, 11-2 A 10) is ranked 18th and 19th in the nation in different polls? Did I also mention that Saint Louis is ranked the highest they been ranked since...
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February 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Takeaways from SLU-Butler

INDIANAPOLIS - The Saint Louis Billikens walked into historic Hinkle Fieldhouse and pulled out a dramatic 65-61 victory over the 15th ranked Butler Bulldogs on Friday night. With the win, SLU improves to 21-5 and 10-2 in conference. The Billikens are currently in the drivers seat for a conference championship, defeating top contenders Butler twice and VCU once. Its SLUs to lose at...
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February 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Referee vs. Radio Announcer in VCU vs. St. Louis Game (Video)

#24 VCU got smoked on Tuesday night by Saint Louis 76-62.  Being a VCU fan I wasn't too happy seeing this massacre go down.  This video made me a little happier though.  Check out Saint Louis Billikens radio announcer Bob Ramsey saying that referee Bo Borowski just called a "cheap foul."  Bo overheard his comments and got in Ramsey's face while on air, and gave...
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis radio announcer gets into confrontation with referee

During Saint Louis' 76-62 win over VCU on Tuesday, a foul was called in the second half on Dwayne Evans of the Billikens. Saint Louis play by play announcer Bob Ramsey called the call on Evans a "cheap foul" and nearly immediately after the call, you could hear the referee say something to Ramsey. Ramsey then proceeded to tell the official to stay away saying "...
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February 22, 2013  |  Discuss

SLU takes lead in A10 with huge win over VCU

The Saint Louis Billikens needed a statement win on Tuesday night and that is exactly what they got against Virginia Commonwealth. The Billikens won 76-62 at Chaifetz Arena on Tuesday night. Jordair Jett’s 16 points led Saint Louis and the Billikens never trailed throughout the game.           After leading 11-8 early on, the Billikens took control. Saint Louis extended the...
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February 20, 2013  |  Discuss

SLU vs. VCU: 5 things to watch in this A10 showdown

When the college basketball Top 25 polls came out on Monday, the Saint Louis Billikens came were listed as the first team receiving the most votes in both the AP Poll and the USA Today Coaches Poll. In ESPN’s latest college basketball power rankings, the Billikens jumped into the 25th spot.           Riding an eight game winning streak, Saint Louis will have its toughest...
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February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis Billikens: SLU's win over Charlotte sets stage for showdown with VCU

The Saint Louis Billikens took care of business against Charlotte on Saturday night. Saint Louis beat the 49ers 75-58 at home. The Billikens have won seven games in a row, and move within a half game of Virginia Commonwealth, who Saint Louis plays on February 19th.           Cody Ellis, Jake Barnett, and Jordair Jett combined for 47 points off the bench to lead the Billikens...
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February 17, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis vs. Charlotte: Preview and prediction

Earlier this week, the Saint Louis University Billikens basketball team may have looked at their upcoming game against the Charlotte 49ers as a game they could dominate.           Before Wednesday’s game at No. 11 Butler, Charlotte (18-6, 6-4 A10) had lost three of its last four games in Atlantic 10 Conference play. Meanwhile, St. Louis (18-5, 7-2 A10) is in the middle of...
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February 15, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis Billikens: SLU still has work to do

The Saint Louis Billikens basketball team is coming off one of its best weeks in recent memory. SLU upset then No. 9 ranked Butler Bulldogs before destroying the Dayton Flyers on Saturday afternoon at Chafeitz Arena. Fans in the St. Louis metro area are buzzing about how well the Billikens are playing. SLU's defense is stifling. SLU's offense is on fire from the outside...
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February 04, 2013  |  Discuss

Saint Louis Billikens: SLU can't relax after big win over Butler

The Saint Louis Billikens suffered a devastating loss to Rhode Island on January 19th.  It was a type of loss that puts you on the outside looking in for the big dance.  The type of loss that is hard to bounce back from.  But on Thursday night, the Billikens did just that. The Billikens recently had two road wins against some bottom dwellers in the A10, Duquesne and St. Bonaventure...
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February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

Billikens make statement, crush No. 9 Butler

ST. LOUIS Butler coach Brad Stevens watched from the sidelines as the lead continued to grow, the crowd continued to get louder and the game continued to get more and more out of hand. But for a change the 9th-ranked Bulldogs were on the wrong end of this laugher. Using a swarming pressure defense that forced 23 turnovers and completely took the visitors out of their comfort zone...
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February 01, 2013  |  Discuss

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