ST. LOUIS -- Dwayne Evans scored a game-high 17 points -- including a layup off the opening tip -- as St. Louis defeated Division II Rockhurst 68-43 as part of the Jesuit Spotlight on Tuesday night.
In the game-opening flurry, Evans followed his first bucket with another and a pair of free throws as the Billikens (7-2) zoomed ahead 13-0.
Rockhurst (3-6) hit just 15 of 53 field goals for a cold 28.3 percent and were just 1-for-15 from the 3-point line.
McCann and Fatkin scored Rockhurst's last 12 points of the first half to close within 33-22.
Four-star power forward Royce Hamm ended his recruitment on Friday with a commitment to head coach Shaka Smart and the Texas Longhorns after also considering Vanderbilt, Arkansas, Baylor and Houston among others.
Wisconsin's Nigel Hayes did his best Stone Cold Steve Austin impression and brought the pain to some fellow Badgers.
Avery Johnson's first season as a college coach was a success by most measures, and he'll aim to keep the Crimson Tide rolling in the right direction.