No. 1 Billikens Take on Charlotte in A-10 Quarterfinal Matchup
The men's basketball team has defeated Charlotte earlier in the season, 76-58, at Chaifetz Arena.
Saint Louis University, the No. 1 seed, will face Charlotte at 11 a.m. Friday, March 15, during the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference Men's Basketball Championship at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.
No. 9 seed Charlotte (21-10), which has won three in a row, is coming off a thrilling 68-63 win that saw the Richmond receive three technical fouls in the final five seconds. The ensuing free throws allowed Charlotte to erase a three-point deficit and post the victory.
The Billikens defeated Charlotte 76-58 earlier this season at Chaifetz Arena. In that game, Cody Ellis led four Billikens in double figures with 18 points. Jordair Jett chipped in 16, Jake Barnett scored a career-high 13 and Dwayne Evans registered 11 points and a team-best seven rebounds.