St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - Jordair Jett scored all 16 of his points in the second half and Saint Louis was nearly flawless in taking down 24th- ranked Virginia Commonwealth, 76-62, in Tuesday's clash between the top two teams in the Atlantic 10 conference.
Mike McCall Jr. added 15 points and Dwayne Evans tallied 14 points on 5-of-6 shooting with eight rebounds as the Billikens (20-5, 9-2 A-10) took sole possession of first place with their eighth straight victory.
Saint Louis shot a strong 55.3 percent while giving the ball away just nine times against the nation's top team in forced turnovers.
VCU (21-6, 9-3 A-10) was unable to keep up with Saint Louis' scoring pace and saw its five-game winning streak come to an end. Juvonte Reddic posted his sixth double-double in eight games, tallying 19 points with 12 boards in the setback.
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