After winning its second Atlantic 10 Conference regular-season title for the second year in a row, the Saint Louis Billikens men’s basketball team is the No. 1 seed in this week’s A-10 Championship at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. SLU will open play in the tourney Friday, March 14, at 11 a.m. (CT) against the winner of No. 8 La Salle and No. 9 St. Bonaventure, who play Thursday at 11 a.m. (CT). All games Thursday and Friday will be televised on either NBCSN or the NBCSN regional network.
If the Billikens win Friday, their semifinal matchup will be at 12:30 p.m. (CT) Saturday on CBS Sports Network. The A-10 Championship game is scheduled for Sunday at noon (CT) on CBS. Saint Louis is looking to repeat as A-10 tournament championships. Last season, the top-seeded Billikens defeated Charlotte, Butler and VCU en route to capturing the league title.