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Bess scores 20 points, Saint Louis defeats Appalachian State

ST. LOUIS (AP) Javon Bess scored 20 points, Hasahn French had 11 points and 12 rebounds, and Saint Louis dominated the second half to defeat Appalachian State 83-55 on Sunday.

Tramaine Isabell Jr. added 13 points, six assists and five rebounds for the Billikens (8-5). Bess was 8 of 13 from the field and grabbed nine rebounds.

Isaac Johnson had 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Mountaineers (5-8) and Ronshad Shabazz scored 13.

A 3-pointer by Isabelle gave Saint Louis a 20-point lead, 65-45, with 7:04 left in the game. The Mountaineers closed to within 65-51 with 5:31 left but the Billikens scored the next 11 points to leave no doubt. Saint Louis outscored the Mountaineers 49-27 in the second half.

Saint Louis shot 47 percent overall compared to 32 percent for Appalachian State. Neither team shot well from distance, Saint Louis making just 6 of 22 3-pointers and Appalachian State 4 for 22.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
+ 2 Jack Raboin made layup 4.0
  Offensive rebound by Jack Raboin 5.0
  Brandon Courtney missed jump shot 7.0
  Defensive rebound by Demarius Jacobs 28.0
  Nick Hough missed 3-pt. jump shot 30.0
  Defensive rebound by Jake Wilson 37.0
  Demarius Jacobs missed 3-pt. jump shot 39.0
  Defensive rebound by Ingvi Gudmundsson 50.0
  Jake Wilson missed layup, blocked by Demarius Jacobs 52.0
  Defensive rebound by Jake Wilson 1:11
  Ingvi Gudmundsson missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:13
Team Stats
Points 55 83
Field Goals 19-59 (32.2%) 32-68 (47.1%)
3-Pointers 4-22 (18.2%) 6-22 (27.3%)
Free Throws 13-18 (72.2%) 13-21 (61.9%)
Total Rebounds 36 49
Offensive 9 16
Defensive 22 32
Team 5 1
Assists 8 14
Steals 5 6
Blocks 0 5
Turnovers 11 5
Fouls 19 17
Technicals 0 0
13 PTS, 3 REB, 1 AST
20 PTS, 9 REB
12T
away team logo App. State 5-8 282755
home team logo Saint Louis 9-4 344983
Team Stats
away team logo App. State 5-8 79.9 PPG 37.9 RPG 12.7 APG
home team logo Saint Louis 9-4 66.6 PPG 42.6 RPG 12.8 APG
Key Players
2
R. Shabazz G 18.3 PPG 3.3 RPG 2.3 APG 44.1 FG%
3
J. Bess G 15.3 PPG 6.8 RPG 1.8 APG 39.4 FG%
Top Scorers
R. Shabazz G 13 PTS 3 REB 1 AST
J. Bess G 20 PTS 9 REB 0 AST
32.2 FG% 47.1
18.2 3PT FG% 27.3
72.2 FT% 61.9
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
R. Shabazz 13 3 1 5/11 2/6 1/1 1 35 0 0 1 0 3
I. Johnson 11 13 2 4/10 0/3 3/5 2 33 0 0 0 3 10
J. Forrest 9 5 2 2/10 1/2 4/4 1 22 1 0 3 2 3
T. Johnson 7 4 0 2/9 0/2 3/4 0 21 1 0 0 1 3
H. Seacat 3 0 1 1/3 0/0 1/2 3 13 0 0 0 0 0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
R. Shabazz 13 3 1 5/11 2/6 1/1 1 35 0 0 1 0 3
I. Johnson 11 13 2 4/10 0/3 3/5 2 33 0 0 0 3 10
J. Forrest 9 5 2 2/10 1/2 4/4 1 22 1 0 3 2 3
T. Johnson 7 4 0 2/9 0/2 3/4 0 21 1 0 0 1 3
H. Seacat 3 0 1 1/3 0/0 1/2 3 13 0 0 0 0 0
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Battle 5 3 0 2/2 0/0 1/2 4 9 0 0 2 2 1
A. Delph 5 1 0 2/4 1/2 0/0 3 19 2 0 4 1 0
M. Bibby 2 0 1 1/3 0/2 0/0 0 14 0 0 1 0 0
T. Ford 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
B. Holley 0 0 0 0/2 0/2 0/0 2 5 1 0 0 0 0
K. Kerley 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
J. Wilson 0 2 0 0/2 0/0 0/0 0 6 0 0 0 0 2
N. Hough 0 0 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
O. Williams 0 0 1 0/2 0/2 0/0 0 14 0 0 0 0 0
B. Gylfason 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 3 6 0 0 0 0 0
J. Lewis - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 55 31 8 19/59 4/22 13/18 19 200 5 0 11 9 22
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Bess 20 9 0 8/13 1/3 3/3 2 35 0 1 0 3 6
T. Isabell 13 5 6 5/14 2/7 1/2 1 29 0 0 2 1 4
H. French 11 12 1 5/14 0/0 1/3 4 31 2 1 0 4 8
J. Goodwin 11 6 3 5/8 0/3 1/2 0 31 1 0 0 2 4
D. Foreman 2 4 0 1/2 0/0 0/1 1 14 0 1 1 3 1
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Bess 20 9 0 8/13 1/3 3/3 2 35 0 1 0 3 6
T. Isabell 13 5 6 5/14 2/7 1/2 1 29 0 0 2 1 4
H. French 11 12 1 5/14 0/0 1/3 4 31 2 1 0 4 8
J. Goodwin 11 6 3 5/8 0/3 1/2 0 31 1 0 0 2 4
D. Foreman 2 4 0 1/2 0/0 0/1 1 14 0 1 1 3 1
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
F. Thatch Jr. 9 4 0 3/6 1/3 2/2 1 18 2 0 2 1 3
J. Raboin 5 1 0 2/2 1/1 0/0 0 2 0 0 0 1 0
C. Gordon 5 3 2 1/2 0/0 3/4 5 12 1 1 0 0 3
K. Hankton 5 2 0 1/3 1/3 2/2 0 19 0 0 0 1 1
D. Jacobs 2 1 2 1/2 0/1 0/2 2 4 0 1 0 0 1
I. Gudmundsson 0 1 0 0/1 0/1 0/0 1 3 0 0 0 0 1
B. Courtney 0 0 0 0/1 0/0 0/0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0
D. Wiley - - - - - - - - - - - - -
E. Welmer - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 83 48 14 32/68 6/22 13/21 17 200 6 5 5 16 32