Scores

Final

Saint Louis 76

(3-0, 2-0 away)

S Illinois 67

(0-2, 0-1 home)

    8:05 PM ET, November 16, 2013

    SIU Arena, Carbondale, Illinois

    1 2 T
    SLU 37 3976
    SIU 36 3167

    Top Performers

    Saint Louis: M. McCall Jr. 19 Pts, 9 Reb, 2 Ast, 2 Stl

    Southern Illinois: M. Fillyaw 17 Pts, 2 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Saint Louis holds off Southern Illinois 76-67

    Associated Press

    CARBONDALE, Ill. -- Mike McCall Jr. tied a career high with 19 points and Saint Louis held off a late charge from Southern Illinois on Saturday night to hang on 76-67.

    Dwayne Evans scored eight points as a part of a 10-3 Saint Louis run to lead 72-64 lead with 1:25 to go.

    Saint Louis (3-0) never trailed in the second half and had its largest lead of the game at 57-47 with 10:45 left in the game. The Billikens won back-to-back nonconference road games for the first time since 1997-98.

    Southern Illinois (0-2) cut the lead to 57-55 with an 8-0 run over the next 2 minutes. A layup by Desmar Jackson later brought the Salukis to within 62-61.

    Evans finished with 13 points, 12 of which came in the final 8 minutes of play.

    Marcus Fillyaw had 17 points on 8-of-9 shooting for the Salukis.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SLU
    SIU
    Points 76 67
    FG Made-Attempted 28-65 (.431) 25-56 (.446)
    3P Made-Attempted 7-22 (.318) 2-10 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-16 (.813) 15-20 (.750)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 17 (0/0) 16 (0/0)

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