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The only way to both reasonably and responsibly get the Billikens out east multiple times this sports season is to build a schedule that maximizes opportunities of competition for visits to each center and accept that local ground travel will simply be a part of life.
Standing at 6’8 and weighing in officially at 255lbs, Marten is a traditional post big man. He excels offensively with his back to the basket and as a rebounder in box-out situations. He has a massive frame and could very well get bigger and stronger
n the wake of his departure, the Billikens are left with an additional scholarship. As mentioned, this was in some ways expected
Jack came to SLU with no promises. The Mattoon, Illinois native has been grinding out a basketball career for his entire adult life.
There is a lot of new coming to Chaifetz Arena for the start of the 2019-2020 school year and basketball seasons. In addition to five freshmen recruits, two transfers, and most importantly a very nice “2019 A10 Champions” banner, the Billikens have added a state-of-the-art piece of technology to the practice facility. The system is called “Shot Tracker” and the Billikens hope they can use it to take their game to the next level by working smarter and not harder.
There has yet to be an official announcement from the SLU Athletics, but it is hard to see how this is not a clear sign of his commitment to the program.
So, what should Billiken fans be expecting? Where does Tay fit in the rotation?
The backbone and at times only redeemable star of a Billikens team that found itself underachieving through multiple points in the season. One scout said Javon’s defence is “game-changing” and noted his intangibles are “Next-level”