Saint Louis vs Southern Illinois Wrap - Saint Louis Wins 76-67
|Saint Louis vs Southern Illinois Wrap - Saint Louis Wins 76-67|
Mike McCall Jr. scored 19 points leading Saint Louis to a 76-67 victory over Southern Illinois at SIU Arena on Saturday.
Saint Louis earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 12.5-point spread.
Dwayne Evans had 13 points for Saint Louis and Jake Barnett chipped in with 12 points. Jordair Jett had 8 assists for them, while Mike McCall Jr. was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.
Southern Illinois got an 18-point performance from Desmar Jackson, who was supported by 17 points from Marcus Fillyaw. Jalen Pendleton had 3 assists in a losing cause for Southern Illinois, while Bronson Verhines grabbed 11 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Saint Louis were victorious, as the score was 37-36 at the break.
The rebound battle favored Saint Louis as they grabbed 40 boards, while Southern Illinois only had 33.