St. Louis, SBU meet in A10 finals
Saint Louis (22-12, 13-8) vs. Saint Bonaventure (18-15, 14-6)
Atlantic 10 Conference Tourney Championship, Barclays Center, Brooklyn, New York; Sunday, 12 p.m. EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Tramaine Isabell Jr. had 19 points and eight assists to spark sixth-seeded Saint Louis to a 67-44 rout of second-seed Davidson in the Atlantic 10 tournament semifinals on...
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....
SAINT BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Courtney Stockard scored 20 points and had seven assists, Amadi Ikpeze's left-handed hook in the low post was the go-ahead and St. Bonaventure rallied in the second...
SBU looks to extend streak vs St. Louis
Saint Louis (19-11, 10-7) vs. Saint Bonaventure (15-15, 11-6)
Reilly Center, St. Bonaventure, New York; Saturday, 1 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Saint Bonaventure looks for its ninth straight...
Isabell lifts Saint Louis over Duquesne 85-75
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tramaine Isabell had a season-high 39 points to lift Saint Louis to an 85-75 win over Duquesne on Wednesday night. Isabell was outscored by the Dukes' Eric Williams Jr., who had...
Duquesne looks to sweep St. Louis
Duquesne (19-10, 10-6) vs. Saint Louis (18-11, 9-7)
Chaifetz Arena, St. Louis; Wednesday, 8 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Duquesne goes for the season sweep over Saint Louis after winning the...
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...
Bess, St. Louis host George Mason
George Mason (16-12, 10-5) vs. Saint Louis (17-11, 8-7)
Chaifetz Arena, St. Louis; Saturday, 3 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: Two guards will be on display as Justin Kier and George Mason will...
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...
VCU looks to extend streak vs St. Louis
Saint Louis (17-10, 8-6) vs. VCU (21-6, 12-2)
Stuart Siegel Center, Richmond, Virginia; Tuesday, 7:30 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: VCU looks for its eighth straight win in the head-to-head...
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.
Brown carries St. Joseph’s past Saint Louis 91-61
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Charlie Brown had 28 points as Saint Joseph's rolled past Saint Louis 91-61 on Friday night. Jared Bynum added 20 points for the Hawks.
Brown shot 10 for 13 from the floor.
Chris Clover had 15 points for Saint Joseph's (11-13, 4-7 Atlantic 10 Conference). Lorenzo Edwards added 11 points.
Saint Louis put up 27 second-half points, a season low for the team.
Tramaine Isabell had 17 points for the Billikens (15-9, 6-5). Javon Bess added 12 points.
Saint Louis rules the glass in beating Dayton 73-60
ST. LOUIS (AP) — D.J. Foreman scored 18 points and grabbed nine rebounds, Javon Bess added 14 points and Saint Louis dominated the offensive glass in beating Dayton 73-60 on Tuesday night to snap a four-game skid.
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.
Bess guides Saint Louis past Rhode Island in A-10 opener
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Javon Bess scored 16 of his 24 points in the second half and Saint Louis held off Rhode Island 60-53 on Sunday in an Atlantic-10 Conference opener.
Bess made 8 of 13 shots, including 4 of 7 from 3-point range, and added four rebounds and three steals for the Billikens (10-4), who improved to 9-0 at home this season. Hasahn French had 10 points and 11 rebounds for his second straight double-double and Tramaine Isabell Jr. added 13 points.
Bess scores 20 points, Saint Louis defeats Appalachian State
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Javon Bess scored 20 points, Hasahn French had 11 points and 12 rebounds, and Saint Louis dominated the second half to defeat Appalachian State 83-55 on Sunday.
Tramaine Isabell Jr. added 13 points, six assists and five rebounds for the Billikens (8-5). Bess was 8 of 13 from the field and grabbed nine rebounds.
Isaac Johnson had 11 points and 13 rebounds for the Mountaineers (5-8) and Ronshad Shabazz scored 13.
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.
Saint Louis uses 17-0 run to defeat Butler 64-52
ST. LOUIS (AP) — The memories of falling to Butler by 30 points last season still remained fresh in Javon Bess' head as he took the court on Saturday with the task of guarding Bulldogs leading scorer Kamar Baldwin.
Bess held Baldwin to six points and added 18 points of his own in Saint Louis' 64-52 win over Butler on Saturday.
"He's the best defender in the country when it comes to guards," Saint Louis coach Travis Ford said. "Facts speak."
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 finishes strong, beats North Alabama 69-58
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Javon Bess totaled 16 points and 10 rebounds as Saint Louis finished strong to beat North Alabama 69-58 on Tuesday night.
D.J. Foreman added 15 points while dishing out a career-best five assists and Hasahn French and Tramaine Isabell Jr contributed 11 points apiece for Saint Louis (3-0). Isabell grabbed seven rebounds, had two steals and one blocked shot.
North Alabama jumped out to an 8-0 lead before the Billikens roared back with 11 unanswered points and led 32-28 at the break.
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.
Sports Notes: Former Olympic medalist John Carlos to speak at showcase
Former Olympic medalist John Carlos to speak at showcase
Former Olympic track star John Carlos will be speaking at the African American History and Cultural Showcase on March 31. The event will take place at the Pennsylvania Convention Center, on 13th and Arch streets, from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m.
NORTH CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Tramaine Isabell scored 12 of his 24 points in the last four minutes to help No. 8 seed Drexel beat ninth-seeded James Madison 70-62 in the first round of the Colonial Athletic Association Tournament on Saturday.
Drexel (13-19), which had lost six of their last seven conference tournament games before beating the Dukes, will move on to face top-seeded Charleston (23-7) in a Sunday quarterfinal.
Talley jumper gives UNC Wilmington 83-82 win over Drexel
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jordon Talley hit a jumper with seconds to go to lift UNC Wilmington to an 83-82 win over Drexel on Saturday in a regular season closer for both teams.
The Seahawks (10-20, 7-11 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed 82-81 with eight seconds left when Talley hit the winning bucket. Drexel's Kurk Lee missed a layup at the other end and Austin Williams failed to make the second-chance shot.
The Winter Olympics are continuing in South Korea. Norway has the most medals with 36 while the United States has 21. The U.S. has eight gold, seven silver, and six bronze.
Drexel makes history with 34-point rally to beat Delaware
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tramaine Isabell posted a double-double and made two free throws with 2.2 seconds left to give Drexel a 34-point comeback win over Delaware Thursday night for the largest come-from-behind win in the history of Division I basketball.
Charleston avenges loss, defeats Drexel 89-67
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Jarrell Brantley scored 30 points, Nick Harris added 21, both career highs, and College of Charleston rolled to an 89-67 win over Drexel on Saturday for its eighth-straight win.
Grant Riller added 16 points for the Cougars (20-6, 11-3 Colonial Athletic Association), who won their 15th straight at home and avenged an earlier overtime loss at Drexel.
Morsell’s 31 points send Towson past Drexel 94-91 in OT
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mike Morsell scored 31 points — including the last eight in overtime — and Towson erased an 18-point, second-half deficit to beat Drexel 94-91 on Thursday night.
Drexel slips past William & Mary 91-79
WILLIAMSBURG, Va. (AP) — Tramaine Isabell scored 23 points, grabbed eight rebounds and dished out eight assists to help Drexel slip past William & Mary for a 91-79 win Saturday.
Drexel (11-14, 5-7 Colonial Athletic Association) trailed most of the game but stayed close, overtaking William & Mary for good on Alihan Demir's layup with 3:44 remaining to go up 72-71. The Dragons then scored 11 of the next 13 points and hung on.
Isabell wins it at foul line, Drexel tops Northeastern 68-67
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tramaine Isabell scored 21 points and made the game-winning free throw with a second left to lead Drexel past Northeastern 68-67 on Saturday.
Northeastern led 67-61 after Tomas Murphy hit a jumper with 2:20 left, but the Huskies never scored again and missed their last three shots from the field and three free throws. Vasa Pusica missed a 3-point heave at the buzzer.
Isabell scores a career-high 40 to lead Drexel over Elon
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tramaine Isabell scored a career-high 40 points — including 10 of Drexel's last 16 — and the Dragons beat Elon 83-79 on Thursday night.
Steven Santa Ana made a pair of free throws and Sheldon Eberhardt hit a 3-pointer to give the Phoenix a 72-67 lead with 3:57 left. That's when Isabell went on his own 10-0 run in consecutive possessions: he made a 3-pointer, 1 of 2 free throws, another 3 and ended with three free throws after he was fouled by Eberhardt behind the arc.
Lewis gives James Madison 75-73 win over Drexel
HARRISONBURG, Va. (AP) — Matt Lewis scored 20 points, including the go-ahead bucket, and James Madison beat Drexel 75-73 on Saturday.
Lewis made a short leaner then added two free throws with 14 seconds remaining to lead 75-71. Kurk Lee scored with eight seconds remaining for Drexel and JMU's Banks missed two free throws but Troy Harper's heave from just past halfcourt went off the rim.
There were 20 lead changes and 17 ties in a game neither team led by more than five.
Martin, Starr lead Towson to 90-68 rout of Drexel
TOWSON, Md. (AP) — Zane Martin totaled 18 points, five rebounds and four assists and Brian Starr added 16 points and six boards to power Towson to a 90-68 romp over Drexel on Thursday night.
Mike Morsell and Justin Gorham each scored 13 for the Tigers (14-6, 4-3 Colonial Athletic Association), while Deshaun Morman scored 12.
Carter helps Delaware hold off Drexel 72-66
NEWARK, Del. (AP) — Eric Carter had 17 points and a season-high 13 rebounds to help Delaware beat Drexel 72-66 on Thursday night.
Delaware (10-8, 3-2 Colonial Athletic Association) has won five of its last nine at home. Drexel (7-11, 1-4) has lost five of its last six games.
A 15-6 run cut Drexel's deficit to 69-66 with 1:19 to play. Tramaine Isabell missed a 3-point shot that would have tied it for the Dragons with 39 seconds left before Delaware made 3 of 4 free throws.
William & Mary cruises to 85-63 victory over Drexel
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — David Cohn tied his season high with 26 points on 10-of-14 shooting and Nathan Knight finished with a double-double to propel William & Mary to an 85-63 victory over Drexel on Sunday.
Lee has 5 of his 22 in OT; Drexel tops College of Charleston
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kurk Lee scored five of his 22 points in overtime and Alihan Demir finished with a career-high 20 points to help Drexel beat College of Charleston 87-82 on Friday night.
Tramaine Isabell and Troy Harper scored 14 points apiece and Austin Williams had 10 points, 13 rebounds, four blocks and three steals for Drexel (7-9, 1-2 Colonial Athletic Association). The Dragons snapped a three-game skid.
Isabell scores 35 points, leads Drexel over Rider 89-77
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tramaine Isabell scored a career-high 35 points and grabbed 13 rebounds to lead Drexel to an 89-77 victory over Rider on Saturday.
Isabell was 11 of 18 from the floor and made four 3-pointers. Sammy Mojica added 22 points on 7-of-14 shooting and Austin Williams chipped in 12 points for Drexel (4-4).
Tyere Marshall scored 23 points and Dimencio Vaughn had 20 to lead Rider (5-3). Frederick Scott and Jordan Allen added 10 points apiece.
Williams dunk, block help Drexel hold off Lafayette 68-67
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Austin Williams slammed home the winning points on a dunk with 13 seconds left to play and then blocked a shot at the other end as Drexel held on for a 68-67 win over Lafayette Wednesday night.
Tramaine Isabell led the Dragons, who were playing their first home game since Nov. 13, with 19 points and Williams added 15plus 10 rebounds and blocked three shots. Alihan Demir and Sammy Mojica scored 12 and 10 points, respectively.
Drexel downs Arcadia U 95-81 behind Isabell’s 22 points
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Tramaine Isabell scored 22 points to lead five Dragons in double figures, made 11 of 14 free throws and handed out five assists as Drexel pulled away early from Division III member Arcadia University to win 95-81 on Monday night.
Troy Harper added 17 points and grabbed eight rebounds, Sammy Mojica added 13 points with five assists, Kurk Lee had 11 points, and Austin Williams, 10 for Drexel (2-0).
Missouri has youth movement in place for rebuilding
COLUMBIA, Mo. (AP) — For Kim Anderson and the Missouri Tigers, this season is all about building for the future.
Last season, the Tigers self-imposed a two-year postseason ban in light of recruiting violations that occurred under former coach Frank Haith.