Scores

Final

Saint Louis 65

(4-5, 0-3 away)

Missouri State 81

(7-3, 6-0 home)

    8:00 PM ET, December 18, 2010

    JQH Arena, Springfield, Missouri

    1 2 T
    SLU 26 3965
    MOSU 38 4381

    Top Performers

    Saint Louis: J. Jett 18 Pts, 3 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Missouri St: K. Weems 26 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Blk

    Missouri St. 81, Saint Louis 65

    Associated Press

    SPRINGFIELD, Mo. -- Kyle Weems scored 26 points and Will Creekmore added 20 as Missouri State defeated Saint Louis 81-65 Saturday night.

    Weems scored at least 20 points for the third straight game, and Nafis Ricks had 14 for the Bears (7-3), who have won 14 straight at home.

    Jordair Jett scored 18 points to lead the Billikens (4-5), who have lost three of four.

    Missouri State took a 38-26 lead into halftime, but Saint Louis kept the game close until the final minutes. Weems scored seven straight points for the Bears to give them a 64-51 lead with 4:58 to play. After the Billikens pulled to within 10, Creekmore hit two free throws and converted a three-point play for a 71-56 advantage with 3:09 remaining.

    Missouri State pushed its lead to 18 in the final minute.

    Saint Louis took a 2-0 lead on a layup but never led again.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    SLU
    MOSU
    Points 65 81
    FG Made-Attempted 25-54 (.463) 28-44 (.636)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-12 (.167) 5-14 (.357)
    FT Made-Attempted 13-19 (.684) 20-31 (.645)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 18 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 0 16

    2010-11 Season

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