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. State9-717-14186
Tenn. St.8-817-12150
Tenn. Tech8-812-19262
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19243
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UT Martin10-620-11163
SE Missouri St.9-714-17287
Murray St.8-814-16238
Austin Peay7-911-19258
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15268
SIUE1-156-24333

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton14-223-521
VCU13-323-624
Rhode Island11-519-944
Richmond11-517-1191
St. Bona.10-618-1090
George Mason8-818-11113
Geo. Wash.8-816-13123
La Salle8-814-13119
Davidson7-914-13112
Fordham7-913-16197
Saint Louis5-1110-19244
UMass4-1214-15178
Saint Josephs3-1310-18187
Duquesne3-1310-19239
 
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