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kaldaniels
12-01-2012, 08:47 PM
Details forthcoming...

http://collegebasketballtalk.nbcsports.com/2012/12/01/breaking-former-st-louis-utah-coach-rick-majerus-has-died/

reds1869
12-01-2012, 09:34 PM
I always hated when Xavier played against his teams, which is about the highest complement one can give a coach. RIP.

Mutaman
12-01-2012, 09:52 PM
Really sad news. Got a feeling somewhere Rick, Al, and Hank Raymonds are going to be talking a lot about basketball.

RIP coach.

Revering4Blue
12-01-2012, 09:55 PM
More often than not, Majerus's teams played up to their potential or exceeded expectations. His sense of humor will also be missed.

A sad day in the world of College Basketball.

Razor Shines
12-02-2012, 12:26 AM
That's sad. I met him in a downtown Indy Steak n' Shake during the 2000 final four. He was very nice to my brothers and me, we talked with him about basketball for a good 10 minutes. His autograph on a Steak N Shake menu is still in my parents memorabilia case.


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Assembly Hall
12-03-2012, 10:57 AM
RIP Coach.....you will be missed.

Revering4Blue
03-07-2013, 12:05 PM
Great article. The stories alone are worth reading.

Rick Majerus built Saint Louis on grit, toughness and sharing the ball -- and plenty of classic stories.

http://espn.go.com/mens-college-basketball/story/_/id/9020775/saint-louis-billikens-carry-death-former-coach-rick-majerus-ncb

reds1869
03-07-2013, 07:59 PM
SLU is where they are today largely because of Majerus. One of the all-time greats. His death hit me a bit during the XU-SLU matchup last night.

Assembly Hall
03-07-2013, 08:45 PM
Great read Rev, college basketball needs more guys like Majerus.

WMR
03-07-2013, 09:25 PM
He was a great coach. He was also a bit of a weirdo who did some truly bizarre things in front of recruits/players.

He had a great comment on ESPN a couple years ago about Rudy Gay. Very funny sense of humor.

Simon Rhymon
03-08-2013, 11:15 PM
College basketball has alot of Runyonesque characters ... Looie Carneseca, Al McGuire, Howie Garfinkel, Pete Carrill. Majerus definitely fits in with that group.

MikeThierry
03-13-2013, 05:13 PM
Jim Cruz was just named AP's coach of the year. Mr. Majerus is smiling in heaven. Locally, this has been one of the more inspirational stories I've seen in years what St. Louis University has done.