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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Scoreboard
Eastern Illinois (3-9)202545
Saint Louis (7-3) «373572

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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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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Belmont7-115-680
Murray St.6-214-5103
Jax. State6-215-6189
Tenn. Tech5-313-8164
Austin Peay5-310-10217
SE Missouri St.4-410-11238
Tenn. St.3-58-11214
Eastern Ill.3-57-12276
SIUE3-57-12251
Eastern Ky.2-68-13279
UT Martin2-67-14326
Morehead St.2-66-13260

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Rhode Island7-015-310
Davidson5-110-7106
Duquesne5-214-6221
VCU4-312-8131
Saint Josephs4-39-9176
Richmond4-36-13205
Saint Louis3-410-10151
UMass3-410-10181
Dayton3-49-1097
George Mason3-49-11191
St. Bona.2-412-649
Geo. Wash.2-59-11184
La Salle2-58-12179
Fordham1-66-13273
 
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