Weathers leads Duquesne over Saint Louis in A-10 opener
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marcus Weathers scored 26 points on 8-of-10 shooting and Tavian Dunn-Martin scored 21 points off the bench to lead Duquesne past Saint Louis 73-59 on Thursday night.
In an Atlantic 10 Conference opener for both teams, the Dukes (11-2) used a 16-6 run to after halftime for a 13-point lead with 13:33 remaining. Tay Weaver’s 3-pointer brought Saint Louis (11-3) within 49-43. Later, Terrence Hargrove Jr. made a pair of layups to bring the Billikens within four points on two occasions but they never got closer.
Weathers made 9 of 12 from the foul line, Dunn-Martin made 5 of 10 from 3-point range and Sincere Carry scored 12.
Jordan Goodwin scored 14 for Saint Louis and Hargrove scored 11. Hasahn French filled the stat line when he grabbed 12 rebounds, scored eight points, distributed five assists, collected three steals and blocked three shots.