SLU releases 2012-2013 conference match-ups; VCU, Butler set to visit

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by KMOV.com Staff

KMOV.com

Posted on June 5, 2012 at 1:43 PM

Updated Tuesday, Jun 5 at 1:52 PM

ST. LOUIS (KMOV) -- The Saint Louis University Billikens released their home and away match-ups for the 2012-2013 Atlantic-10 basketball season Tuesday.

New conference members Butler and VCU will travel to Chaifetz Arena. The Bills play a home-and-home series with Butler, the only conference team SLU will play twice.  SLU will play every other A-10 team once to make up the 16-game schedule.

The Billikens are coming off their best season in recent years.  SLU appeared in the NCAA tournament for the first time since 2000, and made it to the second round, eventually losing to Big Ten powerhouse Michigan State 65-61. The Bills wrapped up the season (26-8) overall and (12-4) in the A-10. 

The complete conference schedule, with dates, will be released later this summer.

A-10 home opponents:  
Butler
Charlotte
Dayton
La Salle
Massachusetts
Rhode Island
Saint Joseph’s
VCU
 
A-10 road opponents: 
Butler
Duquesne
Fordham
George Washington
Richmond
St. Bonaventure
Temple
Xavier
 

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