— Adrian Baldwin Jr. had 15 points and sank four foul shots in the last 50 seconds and VCU held on to beat Saint Louis 67-65 on Tuesday night.
— Jalen Crutcher recorded 19 points as Dayton easily defeated Saint Louis 76-53 on Friday night. Ibi Watson added 14 points for the Flyers, who held the Billikens to 27.5% shooting, the lowest mark of the season for a Dayton opponent.
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— Jordan Goodwin recorded 16 points and 15 rebounds to lead Saint Louis to a 78-57 win over La Salle on Tuesday night.
— Jordan Goodwin had 12 points and 10 rebounds to lift Saint Louis to a 68-40 win over Fordham on Saturday.
— Jordan Goodwin recorded 17 points and 11 rebounds to carry Saint Louis to a 67-60 win over Rhode Island on Wednesday night.
— David Beatty had a career-high 22 points as La Salle defeated Saint Louis 82-75 on Wednesday night.
Oklahoma beat Texas in a thriller and defeated a red-hot Alabama team to rocket up the Power Rankings.
Friday night's men's basketball game between No. 22 Saint Louis and Richmond has been postponed because of COVID-19 concerns raised by the Saint Louis medical staff, the Atlantic 10 announced.
An active night in college basketball has prompted a number of pressing questions.
— Jalen Crutcher scored 27 points and Ibi Watson added 18 to lead the Dayton Flyers to a 76-71 win over No. 22 Saint Louis Tuesday night.
— Jordan Goodwin had 23 points and 13 rebounds as Saint Louis stretched its home win streak to seven games, getting past UM Kansas City 62-46 on Wednesday night.
— Marcus Carr scored 32 points, making 14 free throws after halftime, and Minnesota held off Saint Louis 90-82 on Sunday night, handing the Billikens their first loss of the season.
— Javonte Perkins scored 20 points, Jordan Goodwin had 16 points and a season-high 15 rebounds and Saint Louis beat North Carolina State 80-69 on Thursday night.
— Jordan Goodwin had 22 points and 11 rebounds as Saint Louis topped Indiana State 78-59 on Tuesday night.
Seth Greenberg and Dan Dakich tip off the podcast discussing Florida’s Keyontae Johnson collapsing during a game and Mike Krzyzewski questioning whether college basketball should be played at all. Then the guys get into if they’re buying or selling Rutgers, Missouri, Michigan, Syracuse, Marquette, Clemson and San Diego State. Later, Florida State is looking like the best team in the ACC, should conferences should create bubbles for league play and socks are thrown.
Saint Louis and North Carolina State have agreed to meet Thursday in St. Louis after both teams saw their recent schedules disrupted by coronavirus issues.
— Gibson Jimerson had 21 points as Saint Louis romped past Central Arkansas 88-65 on Tuesday night.
The Spartans are off to a 5-0 start to the season, and with a marquee win over Duke, they're looking like one of the top teams in college basketball.
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast discussing the first week of college basketball, including Richmond upsetting Kentucky, Clemson taking out Purdue and Mississippi State, Memphis’ volume shooter problem, where things stand with Virginia after losing to San Francisco, Gonzaga playing at another level, Michigan State’s versatility, Dakich’s love affair with Derek Culver, the A10, and why there’s no need to be concerned with Villanova.
With V Week set to begin, we're still trying to get a handle on college basketball's top teams for 2020-21.
— Javonte Perkins scored 32 points — 26 in the second half — and Jordan Goodwin posted his 25th career double-double and Saint Louis beat LSU 85-81 on Saturday.
Courtside: The guys recap the NBA Draft, highlight mid-major teams you'll see come March and talk to Loyola Chicago's Porter Moser
Greenberg and Dakich tip off the podcast recapping the NBA Draft, talking about the advantage overseas players have playing in professional leagues, being moved by the emotion of draft night, James Wiseman going to Golden State, Jalen “Stix” Smith jumping up to No. 10 and second round guys that could have long NBA careers. Then the guys shift gears to preview a slew of mid-major teams, including Northern Iowa, Richmond, Saint Louis, Bowling Green, Austin Peay, UNC Greensboro, San Diego State, UNLV and Utah State (22:44). Later, Loyola Chicago’s Porter Moser hops on from isolation to discuss the outbreak of COVID-19 on his team, Cameron Krutwig doing it all, the Horizon League and how the Final Four appearance has impacted the program (39:58).
As the countdown to the 2020-21 college basketball season continues, ESPN's predictions series focuses on the top leagues beyond ... the top leagues.
While keeping health and safety considerations at the forefront, here are the most entertaining local nonconference matchups we'd like to see this season.