Tennessee State vs Saint Louis

Saint Louis 71, Tennessee St. 37


ST. LOUIS (AP) - Cody Ellis scored 13 points and Saint Louis opened with a 14-1 run Friday night en route to a 71-37 season-opening victory over Tennessee State.

The Billikens held Tennessee State to 19 percent shooting in the first half and did not allow a field goal until Patrick Miller's 3-pointer at the 12:41 mark in the first half. Saint Louis stretched its lead to 17-4, forcing nine turnovers in the first 10 minutes.

Brian Conklin added 11 points, while Kwamain Mitchell had nine points and eight assists for the Billikens.

Robert Covington led Tennessee State with nine points. The Tigers shot 29.8 percent from the field for the game - their worst shooting performance since hitting 27.6 percent at Colorado on Dec. 19, 2003 - and committed 22 turnovers. The 37 points were the lowest total for a Tennessee State team since 1970.

Copyright 2017 by STATS LLC and The Associated Press. Any commercial use or distribution without the express written consent of STATS LLC and The Associated Press is strictly prohibited.
Tennessee State (0-1)122537
Saint Louis (1-0) «294271

Related Video


CBSSports Shop

Men's Nike White Villanova Wildcats 2016 NCAA Men's Basketball National Champions Locker Room T-Shirt

Villanova Wildcats 2016 National Champs
Get the Locker Room Gear!
Shop Now

Tennessee State Tigers
R. Covington, F274-100-04139
K. Moore, F191-50-02012
M. Green, C70-11-22001
W. Peters, G352-40-01145
P. Miller, G331-81-23214
J. Cyphers252-53-31138
M. Rhett222-40-06024
K. Thornton100-40-01030
J. Harris90-20-01010
T. Fredrick50-10-00110
M. Bawa42-20-01014
K. Butcher40-10-00010
Totals 14-475-72862137
Saint Louis Billikens
K. Cassity, F232-50-03116
D. Evans, F161-30-02022
R. Loe, C132-40-02105
K. Mitchell, G273-131-14819
B. Conklin, G204-73-341211
J. Jett212-41-21105
M. McCall194-40-12328
C. Ellis184-53-361213
C. Remekun141-10-04012
J. Barnett91-14-40017
J. Manning71-11-41003
B. Daly50-00-00000
G. Glaze50-00-00000
G. Gehlen30-00-00020
Totals 25-4813-1829161471
Ohio Valley
EastConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
WestConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Rhode Island13-525-1031
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Other games
UTMA 48 Final
Louisville 83
ALB 56 Final
Morg St 63 Final
XAV 74
CLMB 57 Final
UConn 70
JAST 59 Final
Florida 99
MRST 58 Final
Kentucky 108
NULL 33 Final
Michigan 59
Mich St 55 Final
NC 67
NORFL 44 Final
Alabama 64
SE Mo St 68 Final
Missouri 83
Towson 54 Final
Kansas 100
Mt St Mry 37 Final
MU 91
Belmont 76 Final
Wright St 42 Final
Ohio St 73
Oregon 64 Final
Texas So 57 Final
Baylor 77
Cal Irvine 56 Final
California 77
LMU 69 Final
E Wash 69 Final