Southern Illinois vs Saint Louis

Saint Louis 61, S. Illinois 51

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Dwayne Evans scored 14 points and Rob Low added 12 as Saint Louis defeated Southern Illinois 61-51 on Saturday night.

Cody Ellis and Mike McCall Jr. had nine points each for the Billikens (3-2), who shot 51.2 percent (22 of 43) from the floor.

Jeff Early scored 15 points, Dantiel Daniels 12 and Desmar Jackson 10 for the Salukis (3-1).

Saint Louis built a 27-18 lead at the break as Southern Illinois shot just 24.2 percent (8 of 33) in the first half.

A 3-pointer by Kendal Brown-Surles got the Salukis within 333-28 early in the second half, but Evan scored back-to-back layups for the Billkens to return the cushion above double digits, where it remained the rest of the way.

Loe went 3 for 3 from 3-point range.

Southern Illinois played without forward Antonio Breyer, who was one of three players ejected for committing a flagrant foul during a skirmish against SIU Edwardsville on Tuesday. The Missouri Valley Conference reviewed the incident and cleared Breyer to play, but after sister school SIUE suspended its two ejected players for one game, Southern Illinois followed suit.

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Southern Illinois Salukis
D. Jackson, F355-160-182410
D. Daniels, F276-100-030412
J. Early, G377-150-063315
K. Brown-Surles, G341-50-04503
A. Beane, Jr., G313-121-13307
T. Lindsay170-20-04120
D. Drinkard131-22-23034
J. Pendleton60-10-00010
Totals 23-633-436141751
 36.5%75% 
Saint Louis Billikens
C. Remekun, F314-60-06108
D. Evans, F255-74-661314
R. Loe, C283-33-441112
M. McCall Jr., G383-82-32819
J. Barnett, G262-60-02205
J. Jett262-70-03024
C. Ellis233-60-01049
J. Manning30-00-00100
Totals 22-439-1328141161
 51.2%69.2% 
Missouri Valley
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Wichita St.17-130-517
N. Iowa16-231-414
Illinois St.11-722-1362
Indiana St.11-715-16190
Evansville9-924-12119
Loyola-Chi.8-1024-13123
Drake6-129-22269
Missouri St.5-1311-20247
So. Illinois4-1412-21278
Bradley3-159-24288

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Davidson14-424-835
Dayton13-527-932
Rhode Island13-523-1066
VCU12-626-1015
Richmond12-621-1456
Geo. Wash.10-822-1384
St. Bona.10-818-13121
UMass10-817-1581
La Salle8-1017-16101
Saint Joes7-1113-18178
Duquesne6-1212-19223
Fordham4-1410-21238
George Mason4-149-22222
Saint Louis3-1511-21272
 
Other games
MEMP 52 Final
NIOWA 47
VCU 65 Final
MIZZ 68
IAST 70 Final
UNLV 82
CHRL 63 Final
BAYL 59
DUKE 76 Final
LOU 71
CINCY 77 Final
ORE 66
AZST 73 Final
CREI 87