Billikens announce 2013-14 hoops schedule

ST. LOUIS -– Saint Louis University has revealed its 2013-14 men’s basketball schedule.

A date with SEMO at Chaifetz Arena on Nov. 8 kicks off the Billikens’ season and other notable nonconference games include Wisconsin, Wichita State, Vanderbilt and Indiana State. The conference slate begins with a trip to Rhode Island on Jan. 7 and includes home-and-away games with VCU, George Mason, Dayton and Duquesne.

Saint Louis will play 14 games against opponents that reached the postseason last year. SLU plays seven games against NCAA Tournament teams, three matchups against NIT opponents and four times against teams that advanced to the CBI or tournaments.

SLU is coming off a 28-win season that saw the Billikens capture A-10 regular-season and tournament titles and advance to the NCAA Tournament for the second year in a row.