Eastern Illinois vs Saint Louis

Saint Louis 72, E. Illinois 45

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Mike McCall Jr. scored 13 points, including three 3-pointers, to lead Saint Louis to its fourth straight win, 72-45 over Eastern Illinois on Wednesday night.

McCall was 4 of 8 from the field. Dwayne Evans and John Manning added nine points apiece for the Billikens (7-3), who shot 58 percent from the field and also improved upon their Atlantic 10-leading scoring defense. Saint Louis came in allowing just 59.4 points per game.

Freshman Alex Austin scored a game-high 17 points for the Panthers (3-9), who lost their fifth straight. Eastern Illinois took only six foul shots and missed four of them, and Saint Louis turned the Panthers' 14 turnovers into 22 points.

Saint Louis never trailed, opening with a 21-5 run en route to a 37-20 halftime lead. The Billikens led by as many as 29 in the second half and improved to 6-1 all-time against Eastern Illinois.

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Eastern Illinois Panthers
J. Piper, F322-50-02145
S. Blanford, F203-90-04236
A. Akers, G351-50-11212
A. Austin, G276-82-310417
T. Jones, G261-30-01233
M. Herron170-40-02110
A. Lubsey141-20-00112
M. Woods122-40-24204
C. Harvey102-30-02214
K. Anderson71-10-01102
Totals 19-442-619141845
 43.2%33.3% 
Saint Louis Billikens
D. Evans, F242-54-65409
R. Loe, F192-52-20116
C. Remekun, F153-32-23118
M. McCall Jr., G284-82-223113
J. Jett, G233-30-12327
C. Ellis222-40-01006
J. Barnett212-53-34238
K. Carter212-21-31116
J. Manning173-33-43019
G. Glaze80-10-05000
S. Duff10-10-00000
J. LePak10-00-00000
Totals 23-4017-2330151072
 57.5%73.9% 
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Jax. State5-213-9130
Morehead St.5-29-11232
Tenn. Tech4-38-14304
Tenn. St.3-412-8141
Eastern Ky.1-68-14256
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Murray St.5-211-10199
UT Martin4-314-8149
SE Miss. St.4-39-13310
Austin Peay3-47-14272
Eastern Ill.1-69-11280
SIUE0-75-16332

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton5-114-428
La Salle5-111-564
Richmond5-111-7106
VCU4-214-536
Rhode Island4-212-649
St. Bona.4-212-6101
Fordham3-49-11234
George Mason2-312-6113
Davidson2-49-8104
Geo. Wash.2-410-9135
Saint Josephs2-49-9104
UMass2-512-890
Duquesne2-59-11207
Saint Louis1-55-13243
 
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