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After a couple more wins in Tallahassee, the No. 11 Florida State basketball program has hit the road again. The ’Noles will play in the Orange Bowl Basketball Classic in Sunrise, FL, facing the Saint Louis Billikens at the BB&T Center.
The game will tip off this afternoon at 2:30 and can be viewed on FS2. But to answer the question you’re really asking, a Billiken is a mythical good-luck figure.
But SLU has been anything but lucky this year, entering this game as just the 260th luckiest team in D-1 basketball, per KenPom. Saint Louis (from the A10) is a respectable No. 82 in those advanced rankings, but it’s not achieved its 8-3 record by rubbing a rabbit’s foot...Read More