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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Morehead St.10-614-16200
Jax. State9-720-15151
Tenn. St.8-817-13161
Tenn. Tech8-812-20277
Eastern Ky.5-1112-19248
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UT Martin10-622-13164
SE Missouri St.9-715-18274
Murray St.8-816-17230
Austin Peay7-911-19261
Eastern Ill.6-1014-15265
SIUE1-156-24333

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TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266
 
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