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
Illinois St.6-014-443
Wichita St.6-116-483
So. Illinois4-211-8152
Loyola-Chi.3-313-6136
Missouri St.3-312-7167
Bradley3-38-11198
Drake3-35-13323
Indiana St.1-57-11187
N. Iowa1-56-11204
Evansville1-610-10202

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Richmond5-011-6121
VCU4-114-424
Dayton4-113-431
La Salle4-110-564
St. Bona.4-212-6101
Rhode Island3-211-649
George Mason2-312-6113
Davidson2-39-7124
Duquesne2-39-9199
Saint Josephs2-38-877
UMass1-411-791
Geo. Wash.1-49-9137
Fordham1-47-11250
Saint Louis1-55-13243
 
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