Rhode Island Falls 59-58 Against Saint Louis - Game Recap
Rhode Island was victimized by Jordair Jett for 31 points as Saint Louis defeated them 59-58 in NCAA action on Tuesday.
Saint Louis won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 8-point spread.
Saint Louis got 11 points from Dwayne Evans and another 9 points from Austin McBroom. Rob Loe contributed 3 assists, while Jake Barnett cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.
Rhode Island got a 17-point performance from E.C. Matthews, who was supported by 16 points from Xavier Munford. Xavier Munford had 4 assists in a losing cause for Rhode Island, while Gilvydas Biruta grabbed 8 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Saint Louis were victorious, as the score was 27-19 at the break.
Saint Louis won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 41-36.