Four years ago, five individuals walked on campus as relative unknowns. Today, they end their careers with a tight bond and a program that has achieved nation relevance.
The Saint Louis men's basketball team lost its NCAA Tournament third round match-up 66-51 Saturday to a tough Louisville team. Senior Mike McCall Jr. said the emotions are mixed for him and his fellow seniors.
North Carolina State had a big lead on the Billikens as time was ticking away, but Mike McCall Jr. knew his team could still win. The Billikens chipped away and sent the game into overtime where they took the thrilling 83-80 win over the Wolfpack.
Mike McCall Jr. scored a career-high 21 points, but it wasn't enough as St. Bonaventure nailed a three-pointer at the buzzer to shock the top-seeded Billikens in the A-10 quarterfinals.
SAINT LOUIS, Mo. -- Another dismal free-throw shooting performance by the Saint Louis University men's basketball team nearly bit it yet again, but ultimately the Billikens outpaced George Washington to win its 19th straight game by a score of 66-59.
February 23, 2014
Sophomore guard Austin McBroom hit clutch shots time and time again, and senior backcourt mate Jordair Jett dished out 11 assists and Saint Louis came from behind to win 76-72 at Duquesne. In doing so, SLU remained undefeated on the road, running their record in such situations to 7-0.
January 22, 2014
ST. LOUIS, Mo. -- It didn't figure to be much of a game, but Saint Louis University made easy work of North Carolina A&T on Saturday evening at Chaifetz Arena.
December 21, 2013
Saint Louis (8-2) won a thriller in Valparaiso when senior guard Mike McCall Jr. tipped in a basket as time expired to defeat the Crusaders.
December 7, 2013