Valparaiso vs Saint Louis

Saint Louis wins first game since Majerus' death

CBSSports.com wire reports
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ST. LOUIS -- Dwayne Evans scored 17 points to lead Saint Louis to a 62-49 win over Valparaiso on Sunday, less than 24 hours after the death of former coach Rick Majerus.

Jordair Jett added 14 points for Saint Louis (4-3). Mike McCall Jr. had 10 points.

Majerus, 64, died from heart failure at a Los Angeles hospital on Saturday. He compiled a 517-216 record with just one losing season in a 25-year career that included Ball State, Utah and Marquette. Last season, he guided Saint Louis to its first NCAA tournament in 12 years. The Billikens upset Memphis before losing to Michigan State.

Majerus, who had a history of heart problems, was given a leave of absence due to health issues in August. On Nov. 19, the school announced he would not return. The Milwaukee native was hired at Saint Louis on April 30, 2007.

Ryan Broekhoff, Kevin Van Wijk and Matt Kenney had 10 points each for Valparaiso (5-2).

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Valparaiso Crusaders
R. Broekhoff, F364-121-271210
K. Van Wijk, F252-56-630210
W. Bogan, G271-50-00113
E. Buggs, G272-81-42455
B. Boggs, G211-22-21045
M. Kenney213-62-210510
J. Coleman171-32-24024
V. Fernandez151-10-25022
B. Capobianco100-40-01010
A. Rossi10-00-00000
Totals 15-4614-202662449
 32.6%70% 
Saint Louis Billikens
D. Evans, F335-67-751417
C. Remekun, F251-40-21132
R. Loe, F151-30-01032
J. Jett, G355-74-867114
M. McCall Jr., G333-53-411010
C. Ellis322-63-45149
J. Barnett161-20-04103
J. Manning112-31-22015
Totals 20-3618-2727121662
 55.6%66.7% 
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Detroit7-915-18206
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Wright St.3-1311-20263
Youngstown St.2-1411-21291

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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
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