Saint Louis 73, UT-Martin 51

Jordair Jett scored 17 points and Mike McCall Jr. added 14 to

lead Saint Louis to a 73-51 victory against Tennessee-Martin on

Saturday night.

The Billikens (6-3), who won their third straight, shot 58.6

percent (17 of 29) from the floor in the first half en route to a

45-28 lead at the break.

Myles Taylor scored 20 points for the Skyhawks (3-8).

Mike Liabo’s 3-pointer with 3:34 remaining in the first half

made the score 35-25 and put UT-Martin in position to be within

striking distance at the break. But as the Skyhawks turned the ball

over on their next three possessions, Jake Barnett hit a 3-pointer

and John Manning had a three-point play to highlight eight

consecutive points by Saint Louis.

The Billikens enjoyed a 39-32 rebounding advantage and outscored

UT-Martin 40-16 in the paint.