Massachusetts vs Saint Louis

Saint Louis 70, UMass 62

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ST. LOUIS (AP) - Rob Loe scored 20 points and Saint Louis closed the game on a 20-8 run to defeat Massachusetts 70-62 Thursday night in the Atlantic 10 opener for both teams.

Jordair Jett added 15 points for the Billikens (12-3), who have won nine straight - their longest streak since winning 14 in a row to start the 1993-94 season.

Cady Lalanne had 18 points and 13 rebounds for Massachusetts (10-4), which had its seven-game winning streak snapped. Chaz Williams added 14 points and seven assists.

Massachusetts used a 3-pointer from Freddie Riley, a tip-in by Lalanne and another 3 by Williams to take a 54-50 lead with 9:28 remaining. Back-to-back layups by Jett capped a 7-0 run that put Saint Louis back in front for good, and UMass made only 2 of 11 shots the rest of the way.

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Scoreboard
Massachusetts (10-4)323062
Saint Louis (12-3) «353570

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Massachusetts Minutemen
R. Putney, F250-32-33252
S. Carter, F232-60-03114
T. Vinson, F195-80-210411
C. Williams, G386-160-067414
J. Morgan, G50-00-01120
F. Riley352-61-20027
C. Lalanne296-106-8130218
M. Esho242-72-35036
T. Davis20-10-00010
Totals 23-5711-1835112462
 40.4%61.1% 
Saint Louis Billikens
D. Evans, F301-93-46445
C. Remekun, F302-63-59007
R. Loe, F276-106-771420
K. Mitchell, G315-90-232110
M. McCall Jr., G214-51-221410
J. Jett295-85-722215
C. Ellis220-33-36013
J. Barnett70-10-01010
J. Manning30-10-00000
Totals 23-5221-3038101770
 44.2%70% 
Atlantic 10
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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