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SLU To Hold Memorial For Majerus Friday

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. It begins at 3:30 p.m.

Majerus 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.