SLU's Majerus given permission to interview for SMU basketball job

SLU's Majerus given permission to interview for SMU basketball job

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Head coach Rick Majerus of the St. Louis Billikens yells from the sidelines in the second half against the Michigan State Spartans during the third round of the 2012 NCAA Men's basketball tournament at Nationwide Arena on March 18, 2012 in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/Getty Images)

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by KMOV.com staff

KMOV.com

Posted on April 11, 2012 at 2:42 PM

Updated Wednesday, Apr 11 at 2:45 PM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- St. Louis University men’s basketball coach Rick Majerus has been granted permission to interview for the same position with Southern Methodist University, SLU officials announced Wednesday.

Majerus, who is under contract with SLU through the 2012 season, will meet with the SMU athletic department in Dallas.

Majerus,64, led the Billiken to a 2012 NCAA Tournament appearance, beating the University of Memphis in the second round.

In his five seasons with the school, Majerus has a 93-67 record.

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