99 in 99: #48 St. Louis Billikens (UPDATE: 10/13)

Billikens mascot

Without a single senior on the roster, St. Louis became one of the surprise teams in the country last season ending with very respectable fourth place finish in the competitive Atlantic 10 Conference.  One year older, the Billikens will no longer fly under the radar as they hope to battle for a spot in the NCAA Tournament.

(10/13 UPDATE: St. Louis University sent out a release stating that their top two players Willie Reed and Kwamain Mitchell are no longer enrolled at the school.  Read more about that here.  This obviously kills the Billikens’ chances of being a sleeper team in the A-10 and drops them out of my top 99.)

The Sports Bank’s “99 in 99” ranks the 72 power conference college basketball teams and top 27 mid-majors.  Our countdown will lead right up to the start of the season and provide you will all the in-depth information about the top teams in the game.  Click here if you missed teams #49-#99.

By: David Kay
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