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Eastern Illinois Falls 72-45 to Saint Louis - Recap

The battle between Saint Louis and Eastern Illinois didn’t turn out to be much of a battle at all as Eastern Illinois was handed a 72-45 defeat on Wednesday at Chaifetz Arena.

Saint Louis was the ATS victor, as they covered the 20-point spread as a favorite.

Mike McCall Jr. had 13 points for Saint Louis and Dwayne Evans chipped in with 9 points. Dwayne Evans had 4 assists for them, while Dwayne Evans was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 5 boards.

Eastern Illinois got 17 points from Alex Austin in a losing cause and another 6 points from Sherman Blanford. Taylor Jones contributed 2 assists for them, while Sherman Blanford had 4 rebounds.

First-half bettors who backed Saint Louis were victorious, as the score was 37-20 at the break.

The rebound battle favored Saint Louis as they grabbed 30 boards, while Eastern Illinois only had 19.