St. Louis, Dayton meet in A10 quarters
Saint Louis (20-12, 11-8) vs. No. 3 seed Dayton (21-10, 13-5)
Atlantic 10 Conference Tourney Quarterfinals, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York; Friday, 7:30 p.m. EDT
Richmond, St. Louis meet in A10 tourney
No. 11 seed Richmond (13-19, 7-12) vs. No. 6 seed Saint Louis (19-12, 10-8)
Atlantic 10 Conference Tourney Second Round, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York; Thursday, 7:30 p.m....
Goodwin lifts Saint Louis past George Mason 81-71
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Goodwin had a season-high 24 points as Saint Louis beat George Mason 81-71 on Saturday.
Tramaine Isabell had 17 points for Saint Louis (18-11, 9-7 Atlantic 10...
Evans scores 20 to carry VCU over Saint Louis 71-65
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Marcus Evans had 20 points as VCU won its ninth straight game, getting past Saint Louis 71-65 on Tuesday night.
Issac Vann had 16 points for VCU (22-6, 13-2 Atlantic 10...
Toppin leads Dayton past Saint Louis 70-62
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin recorded 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Dayton to a 70-62 win over Saint Louis on Saturday.
Jalen Crutcher had 17 points for Dayton (18-9, 10-4 Atlantic 10...
Dayton looks for home win vs St. Louis
Saint Louis (17-9, 8-5) vs. Dayton (17-9, 9-4)
University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio; Saturday, 4 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Dayton looks for its fifth straight win over Saint Louis at...
Isabell scores 23 to carry Saint Louis over La Salle 62-49
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tramaine Isabell had a season-high 23 points plus 10 rebounds as Saint Louis defeated La Salle 62-49 on Saturday.
Javon Bess had 14 points for Saint Louis (17-9, 8-5 Atlantic 10 Conference). Jordan Goodwin added 10 points and eight rebounds. Hasahn French had 10 rebounds and three blocks for the home team.
Saul Phiri had 12 points for the Explorers (8-16, 6-6). Ed Croswell added 10 points and 14 rebounds. Jared Kimbrough had seven rebounds.
Dowtin, Martin lead Rhode Island to 65-54 win over Billikens
KINGSTON, R.I. (AP) — Jeff Dowtin had 17 points and Tyrese Martin added 16 with 10 rebounds to help Rhode Island run past Saint Louis 65-54 on Saturday.
Downton, who was 7 of 9 from the floor, drove for his first basket with 13:56 left in the first half to give the Rams an 8-6 lead. He followed with two straight jumpers as Rhode Island led 12-6. The Rams never trailed again and took a 24-20 lead into the break.
Gudmundsson hits 2 FTs, Davidson edges Saint Louis 54-53
SAINT LOUIS, Mo. (AP) — Jon Axel Gudmundsson scored 27 points including two free throws with five seconds to go to give Davidson a 54-53 win over Saint Louis on Saturday.
Saint Louis downs Fordham 63-60 behind Goodwin’s 20 points
NEW YORK (AP) — Jordan Goodwin scored 20 points, made six assists and grabbed nine rebounds and Saint Louis held off Fordham 63-60 on Tuesday night to win its fifth straight.
Javon Bess hit three 3s for 17 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for the Billikens (13-4, 4-0 Atlantic 10 Conference), who never trailed in building a 34-32 halftime lead.
French scores 25 points; Saint Louis edges UMass 65-62
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hasahn French scored a career-high 25 points, Tramaine Isabell Jr. added 17 including two late free throws as Saint Louis held off Massachusetts 65-62 on Wednesday night.
The Billikens led by as many as 11 points in the second half, but Luwane Pipkins scored all nine points during a 9-2 surge to give UMass a 62-61 lead with eight seconds left. Jordan Goodwin and Isabell each made a pair of free throws and Pipkins missed a potential game-tying 3 in the final seconds.
Saint Louis rallies to beat North Carolina Central 74-65
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Javon Bess scored 19 points with four 3-pointers and six assists and Saint Louis rallied in the second half to beat North Carolina Central 74-65 on Wednesday night.
Jordan Goodwin scored 16 points with five assists and Tramaine Isabell Jr. and Carte'Are Gordon added 10 points apiece for the Billikens (8-3), who trailed 36-31 at halftime.
Bess, Goodwin lead Saint Louis to 73-61 win over Cent. Ark.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Javon Bess had 19 points and Jordan Goodwin added 18 to lead Saint Louis to a 73-61 victory over Central Arkansas on Saturday afternoon.
Goodwin grabbed six rebounds while dishing out six assists. Tramaine Isabell Jr added 13 points and Carte'Are Gordon chipped in 10 with nine rebounds and three blocked shots for Saint Louis (5-1) which fell to Pitt 75-73 in The Barclays Center Classic on Wednesday for its only loss. The Billikens will face Butler next Saturday.
Saint Louis rallies late to edge Troy 62-58
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tramaine Isabell Jr. scored 16 points with four rebounds and five assists and Saint Louis rallied late to edge Troy 62-58 on Saturday night.
The Billikens (2-0) trailed 29-23 at the break and were down 52-51 with 2:19 to play when Jordan Goodwin sank a 3-pointer and Isabell followed with a layup to put Saint Louis on top, 57-51. Then Isabell drained five free throws in the final 38 seconds for the winning edge.
Saint Louis starts fast, holds off SE Missouri for 75-65 win
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tramaine Isabell Jr. and Javon Bess scored 18 points apiece as Saint Louis ran out to an early lead and then held off Southeast Missouri State for a 75-65 win to open the season on Tuesday night.
Hasahn French scored just two points but grabbed 14 rebounds while blocking three shots. D.J. Foreman added 12 points and Jordan Goodwin scored 11 for the Billikens.
Saint Louis holds off La Salle’s late rally, wins 70-62
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Goodwin scored a career-high 28 points to lead Saint Louis to a 70-62 victory over La Salle on Saturday night.
Saint Louis (14-12, 7-6 Atlantic 10 Conference) has won four of its last five games while La Salle (10-15, 4-8) has lost three of four.
Goodwin, a freshman guard, was 7 of 14 from the field, made 13 of 16 free throws and grabbed nine rebounds. Hasahn French added 17 points, and Javon Bess chipped in 11 points and 10 rebounds for Saint Louis.
Saint Louis beats Fordham 73-50
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Javon Bess had 17 points and 11 rebounds and made all six of his free throws Saturday night to help Saint Louis beat Fordham 73-50.
The Billikens (13-11, 6-5 Atlantic 10) led 37-18 at halftime after closing the first half with a 15-0 run and maintained a double-digit edge throughout the second half, keeping their lead between 12 and 23 in the period.
Bess’ 20 points help Saint Louis hold off Dayton, 75-65
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Javon Bess scored 20 points and Saint Louis won for the third time in its last four games, holding off Dayton 75-65 in an Atlantic 10 battle Saturday afternoon.
The Billikens bounced back from a 75-74 overtime loss to Virginia Commonwealth after a 13-point second-half lead evaporated.
Goodwin gets first-ever triple double in St. Louis history
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Freshman Jordan Goodwin registered Saint Louis' first-ever triple-double with 13 points, a career-high 15 rebounds, and 10 assists and the Billikens beat Duquesne 76-63 on Wednesday night.
Goodwin also had four steals, the fourth time he's done that this season. Jordan almost posted a triple-double when George Mason beat Saint Louis, 86-81 on Saturday, with 11 assists, nine rebounds and nine points. Goodwin scored Saint Louis's first seven points against the Dukes.
Powell has 28, La Salle rolls to 83-60 win over Saint Louis
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pookie Powell scored 28 points with seven rebounds and La Salle rolled to an 83-60 win over Saint Louis in an Atlantic 10 Conference opener on Saturday.
Powell was 12 of 19 from the field and 3 of 4 from beyond the arc for the Explorers (7-7). Amar Stukes scored 20 points with four rebounds and Tony Washington and Miles Brookins added 10 points apiece. Saul Phiri led the team with 10 rebounds.
La Salle shot 51 percent to 34 percent for Saint Louis.
Roby, Goodwin pace Saint Louis to 78-48 victory
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Davell Roby scored 23 points and Jordan Goodwin 20 and Saint Louis beat Southeast Missouri 78-48 on Friday night.
Goodwin scored 16 of his points in the first half when Saint Louis took a 35-23 lead. Roby, with just two points in the first half, opened the second with a pair of 3-pointers and added a 3-pointer and a layup in an 8-0 burst for a 23-point lead with 11:38 to go.
Saint Louis uses big run early in 2nd to beat Campbell 74-66
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Aaron Hines had 18 points, Jalen Johnson scored 17, Jordan Goodwin added 16 on Tuesday night and Saint Louis rallied early in the second half for a 74-66 win over Campbell.
The Billikens (6-6) trailed for most of the first half and went into the intermission down 38-30. They opened the second half with an 18-3 run and never trailed again.
Goodwin scores 20; Saint Louis beats Southern Illinois 74-69
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Goodwin scored 20 points to lead Saint Louis to a 74-69 victory over Southern Illinois on Wednesday night.
Jalen Johnson and Hasahn French added 12 points apiece for Saint Louis (4-4), which shot 45 percent from the floor but made just 6 of 22 from long range and missed seven free throws.
Jonathan Wiley scored 19 points to lead Southern Illinois (4-3). Armon Fletcher and Marcus Bartley each had 12 points, Sean Lloyd Jr. had 11 and Kavion Pippen 10.
Saint Louis tops Virginia Tech behind Bess’ 22 points, 77-71
NEW YORK (AP) — Character was the theme espoused by Saint Louis coach Travis Ford and Virginia Tech coach Buzz Williams.
Ford praised his team's ethos, as opposed to Williams, who wondered about his squad's makeup.
"What haunts me is our character was revealed in how we played," Williams said after Saint Louis topped Virginia Tech, 77-71, in the opening round of the 2K Classic on Thursday night.
"This was the first time I was caught off-guard," Williams said.