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SLU Tops SIU in First Trip to Edwardsville

EDWARDSVILLE, Ill. (AP) - Jordair Jett scored 16 points for Saint Louis as they rolled to a 24 point victory over SIU-Edwardsville on Wednesday night 82-58.

Mike McCall Jr. and Dwayne Evans each had 14 points for the Billikens (2-0). Grandy Glaze had nine points and 14 rebounds.

SIU-Edwardsville (0-2) was led by Donivine Stewart who had 14 points.

The Cougars kept it close for the first few minutes, but the Billikens used an 18 point run to make it 31-13 with 5 minutes left in the first half and the Cougars trailed by double-digits for the rest of the game. Saint Louis led by 34 at one point in the second half.

Saint Louis shot 55 percent for the game and held the Cougars to 40 percent.

It was the Billikens first visit to Edwardsville and they're now 8-1 all-time versus the Cougars.

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