Saint Louis 65, Alabama St. 35

Rob Loe and Cody Ellis scored 15 points apiece and Saint Louis

scored the game’s first 17 points in routing Alabama State 65-35

Saturday night.

The Billikens (10-1) held Alabama State to 11 first-half points

and never trailed in the game. Saint Louis, which led 33-11 at the

break, kept the lead at a minimum of 20 after that and led by as

many as 37. The Billikens also outrebounded Alabama State


The Hornets (2-7) didn’t get on the board until Luther Page’s

layup with 11:54 remaining in the half. They missed their first

nine shots and went just 4 for 24 (17 percent) from the field

before halftime. Alabama State finished with 29 percent


Kenderek Washington led Alabama State with 12 points, all but

one after halftime.