Hall of Fame Tipoff Classic - Saint Louis Defeats Texas A&M 70-49 - Recap
|Hall of Fame Tipoff Classic - Saint Louis Defeats Texas A&M 70-49 - Recap|
The battle between Saint Louis and Texas A&M didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Texas A&M was handed a 70-49 defeat on Monday at Sprint Center.
Saint Louis won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 1.5-point spread as favorites.
Dwayne Evans had 21 points for Saint Louis and Mike McCall Jr. chipped in with 13 points. Jordair Jett had 8 assists for them, while Cody Ellis was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 7 boards.
Texas A&M got a 16-point performance from Elston Turner, who was supported by 10 points from Ray Turner. J'Mychal Reese had 4 assists in a losing cause for Texas A&M, while Kourtney Roberson grabbed 5 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Saint Louis were victorious, as the score was 32-23 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Saint Louis as they grabbed 31 boards, while Texas A&M only had 25.