Saint Louis Billikens guard Jordair Jett (5) looks to pass. Mandatory Credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports
St. Louis, MO (Sports Network) - Jordair Jett shot 6-of-7 from the floor en route to 17 points to lead the Saint Louis Billikens to a 73-51 win over the Tennessee-Martin Skyhawks at Chaifetz Arena.
The Billikens (6-3) also got 14 points from Mike McCall, Jr. and Dwayne Evans tallied eight points and nine rebounds.
Myles Taylor netted a game-high 20 points but was the only member of UT-Martin (3-8) to reach double figures. Mike Liabo contributed nine points on just 4- of-13 from the floor.
The Billikens broke the game open with a 9-0 run early in the first half and led 45-28 at intermission. Taylor had 15 of the Skyhawks' 28 points in the opening frame.
UT-Martin shot just 25 percent from the field in the second half and never got closer than 16 points of the lead.
Saint Louis outscored UT-Martin in the paint, 40-16. It has now won three straight contests and it improved to 3-1 all-time over the Skyhawks.
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