|As in, the Tigers have a hole in their lineup, and are going to have to figure out some way of living through it. No? Come on, cut me some slack here.|
|You know, it's surprisingly hard to find a picture of a sporting mascot looking upset.|
|Pictured: the mathematics of college basketball.|
Saint Louis University basketball coach Rick Majerus, who led the Billikens to a 95-69 record over five seasons, died today of heart failure in Los Angeles. He was 64.
Keegan Hamilton SLU Billikens basketball coach Rick Majerus was a mentor to forward Brian Conklin, who graduated earlier this year
Majerus had stepped down as head coach in late August, citing health problems.
Back in 2007, when Majerus was still new in town, Riverfront Times staff writer Keegan Hamilton profiled the larger-than-life coach, who even then was making an indelible mark on the team and the town.
|Pictured: Atlantis. Not pictured: basketball battles for it.|
|Rick Majerus in happier days.|
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