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Memorial at SLU to honor Rick Majerus

  • Associated Press
  • December 7, 2012 - 10:18 AM

ST. LOUIS - Saint Louis University is hosting a public memorial service Friday for basketball coach Rick Majerus.

Hundreds are expected at the service at Chaifetz Pavilion to honor Majerus. He coached for 25 years, the last five at Saint Louis University, where he led the Billikens to the third round of the NCAA tournament in March. He was 517-216 for his career and led Utah to the NCAA finals in 1998.

Majerus died of heart failure on Dec. 1. He was 64. A funeral Mass is Saturday in his hometown of Milwaukee.

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