2011–12 Saint Louis Billikens men's basketball team

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2011–12 Saint Louis Billikens men's basketball
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76 Classic Tournament Champions
NCAA Tournament West Region 9 Seed, Third Round
Conference Atlantic 10 Conference
2011–12 record 26–8 (12–4 A-10)
Head coach Rick Majerus
Assistant coach Jim Crews
Assistant coach Chris Harriman
Assistant coach Jim Whitesell
Home arena Chaifetz Arena
Seasons
2011–12 Atlantic 10 men's basketball standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   PCT     W   L   PCT
Temple 13 3   .813     24 8   .750
Saint Louis 12 4   .750     26 8   .765
Xavier 10 6   .625     23 13   .639
St. Bonaventure 10 6   .625     20 12   .625
UMass 9 7   .563     26 11   .703
La Salle 9 7   .563     21 13   .618
Dayton 9 7   .563     20 13   .606
Saint Joseph's 9 7   .563     20 14   .588
Duquesne 7 9   .438     16 15   .516
Richmond 7 9   .438     16 16   .500
Charlotte 5 11   .313     13 17   .433
George Washington 5 11   .313     10 21   .323
Rhode Island 4 12   .250     7 24   .226
Fordham 3 13   .188     10 19   .345
2012 Atlantic 10 Tournament winner
As of March 13, 2012; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011–12 Saint Louis Billikens men's basketball team represented Saint Louis University in the 2011–12 NCAA Division I men's basketball season. The Billikens were led by sixth year head coach Rick Majerus and played their home games at Chaifetz Arena. They are a member of the Atlantic 10 Conference. They finished the season 26–8, 12–4 in A-10 play to finish in second place. They were champions of the 2011 76 Classic. They lost in the semifinals of the Atlantic 10 Basketball Tournament to Xavier. They received an at-large bid to the 2012 NCAA Tournament where they defeated Memphis in the second round before falling in the third round to Michigan State.

Roster[edit]

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No. Name Pos. Height Weight Year Hometown (Prev. School)
3 Kwamain Mitchell G 5–10 175 R Jr. Milwaukee, Wis. (Dominican)
5 Jordair Jett G 6–1 210 So. St. Paul, Minn. (Notre Dame Prep.)
10 Emmanuel Tselentakis G 6–4 190 Fr. Thessaloniki, Greece (Anatolia College)
11 Mike McCall Jr. G 6–0 165 So. Chicago, Ill. (Foreman)
12 Grant Gehlen F 6–3 160 R Fr. Edina, Minn. (Cretin-Derham Hall)
13 Brian Daly G 6–3 160 So. Evanston, Ill. (Loyola Academy)
14 Brian Conklin F 6–6 230 Sr. Eugene, Ore. (North Eugene)
15 Jimmy Remke F 6–4 N/A Fr. St. Paul, Minn. (Hill-Murray)
21 Dwayne Evans F 6–5 205 So. Bolingbrook, Ill. (Neuqua Valley)
23 Kyle Cassity G 6–4 200 Sr. Tamaroa, Ill (Pinkneyville)
24 Cody Ellis F 6–8 240 Jr. Perth, Australia (Institute Of Sport)
30 Jake Barnett F 6–5 190 R So. Wauwatosa, Wis. (East)
32 Cory Remekun F 6–8 205 Jr. Dallas, Tex. (Mesquite)
51 Rob Loe F 6–11 240 So. Auckland, New Zealand (Westlake)
54 John Manning C 6–11 230 Fr. Chantilly, Va. (Chantilly)
55 Grandy Glaze F 6–6 230 Fr. Toronto, Ontario (Notre Dame Prep.)

Season schedule[edit]

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Date
Time, TV
Rank# Opponent# Result Record Site (Attendance)
City, State
Exhibition
11/02/2011*
7:00 PM
Cardinal Stritch W 66–44 
Chaifetz Arena (N/A)
St. Louis, MO
11/05/2011*
1:00 PM
St. Ambrose W 72–61 
Chaifetz Arena (N/A)
St. Louis, MO
Non-Conference Regular Season
11/11/2011*
8:00 PM
Tennessee State W 71–37  1–0
Chaifetz Arena (6,497)
St. Louis, MO
11/15/2011*
7:00 PM
at Southern Illinois W 61–42  2–0
SIU Arena (4,272)
Carbondale, IL
11/20/2011*
11:00 AM, CBSSN
Washington W 77–64  3–0
Chaifetz Arena (6,761)
St. Louis, MO
11/24/2011*
1:00 PM, ESPNU
vs. Boston College
76 Classic Tournament Quarterfinals
W 62–51  4–0
Anaheim Convention Center (1,471)
Anaheim, CA
11/25/2011*
1:30 PM, ESPN2
vs. Villanova
76 Classic Tournament Semifinals
W 80–68  5–0
Anaheim Convention Center (2,087)
Anaheim, CA
11/27/2011*
8:00 PM, ESPN2
vs. Oklahoma
76 Classic Championship
W 83–63  6–0
Anaheim Convention Center (2,637)
Anaheim, CA
11/29/2011*
9:00 PM
No. 23 at Loyola Marymount L 68–75  6–1
Gersten Pavilion (2,012)
Los Angeles, CA
12/03/2011*
7:00 PM
No. 23 Portland W 73–53  7–1
Chaifetz Arena (7,087)
St. Louis, MO
12/07/2011*
7:00 PM, FSMW
Vermont W 62–43  8–1
Chaifetz Arena (5,677)
St. Louis, MO
12/10/2011*
1:00 PM
Illinois-Springfield W 72–62  9–1
Chaifetz Arena (5,842)
St. Louis, MO
12/17/2011*
7:00 PM
Alabama State W 65–35  10–1
Chaifetz Arena (6,574)
St. Louis, MO
12/22/2011*
7:00 PM
Arkansas State W 70–46  11–1
Chaifetz Arena (7,354)
St. Louis, MO
12/27/2011*
7:00 PM, FSMW
Texas Southern W 71–39  12–1
Chaifetz Arena (8,044)
St. Louis, MO
12/31/2011*
5:00 PM, The Mtn.
at New Mexico L 60–64  12–2
The Pit (15,139)
Albuquerque, NM
Atlantic 10 Regular Season
01/04/2012
7:00 PM, KPLR
at Dayton L 72–79 OT 12–3 (0–1)
UD Arena (11,815)
Dayton, OH
01/07/2012
7:00 PM
George Washington W 78–56  13–3 (1–1)
Chaifetz Arena (9,021)
St. Louis, MO
01/11/2012
8:00 PM, CBSSN
Temple L 67–72  13–4 (1–2)
Chaifetz Arena (8,760)
St. Louis, MO
01/14/2012
1:00 PM, CBSSR
at Charlotte W 68–67  14–4 (2–2)
Dale F. Halton Arena (6,538)
Charlotte, NC
01/21/2012
7:00 PM, KPLR
Duquesne W 68–41  15–4 (3–2)
Chaifetz Arena (8,656)
St. Louis, MO
01/25/2012
6:00 PM, FSMW
at Xavier W 73–68  16–4 (4–2)
Cintas Center (10,153)
Cincinnati, OH
01/28/2012
1:00 PM, CBSSR
at Massachusetts L 59–72  16–5 (4–3)
Mullins Center (8,399)
Amherst, MA
02/01/2012
7:00 PM
St. Bonaventure W 86–62  17–5 (5–3)
Chaifetz Arena (6,346)
St. Louis, MO
02/04/2012
4:00 PM, FSMW+
Dayton W 58–50  18–5 (6–3)
Chaifetz Arena (10,414)
St. Louis, MO
02/08/2012
7:30 PM, KPLR
at Saint Joseph's W 72–60  19–5 (7–3)
Hagan Arena (3,751)
Philadelphia, PA
02/11/2012
1:00 PM
at La Salle W 59–51  20–5 (8–3)
Tom Gola Arena (2,903)
Philadelphia, PA
02/15/2012
7:00 PM, KPLR
Richmond W 64–50  21–5 (9–3)
Chaifetz Arena (7,459)
St. Louis, MO
02/18/2012
3:00 PM
Fordham W 66–46  22–5 (10–3)
Chaifetz Arena (9,173)
St. Louis, MO
02/25/2012
1:00 PM, CBSSR
at Rhode Island L 62–64  22–6 (10–4)
Ryan Center (4,065)
Kingston, RI
02/28/2012
8:00 PM, CBSSN
Xavier W 70–59  23–6 (11–4)
Chaifetz Arena (10,441)
St. Louis, MO
03/03/2012
11:00 AM
at Duquesne W 75–60  24–6 (12–4)
A. J. Palumbo Center (2,901)
Pittsburgh, PA
2012 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Tournament
03/09/2012
6:30 PM, CBSSN
vs. La Salle
Quarterfinals
W 78–71  25–6
Boardwalk Hall (5,955)
Atlantic City, NJ
03/10/2012
3:30 PM, CBSSN
vs. Xavier
Semifinals
L 64–71  25–7
Boardwalk Hall (6,784)
Atlantic City, NJ
2012 NCAA Tournament
3/16/2012*
5:50 PM, TBS
No. (W 9) vs. (W 8) Memphis
Second Round
W 61–54  26–7
Nationwide Arena (17,464)
Columbus, OH
3/18/2012*
2:10 PM, CBS
No. (W 9) vs. No. 5 (W 1) Michigan State
Third Round
L 61–65  26–8
Nationwide Arena (17,425)
Columbus, OH
*Non-conference game. #Rankings from AP Poll. (#) Tournament seedings in parentheses.
All times are in Central Time (#) during NCAA Tournament is seed with Region.

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