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Saint Louis University beats Duquesne Dukes

10:34 PM, Jan 23, 2013   |    comments
Cody Ellis. Photo credit: Denny Medley-USA TODAY Sports.
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Pittsburgh, PA (Sports Network) - Cody Ellis scored 16 points for the Saint Louis Billikens who defeated the Duquesne Dukes, 73-64 in an Atlantic 10 Conference matchup at the A.J. Palumbo Center.

Ellis was 11-of-12 from the free-throw line for Saint Louis (13-5, 2-2 A10), which ended its two-game losing slump. Dwayne Evans (14 points, six rebounds), Kwamain Mitchell (11 points, six assists), Jordair Jett (10 points) all added double-figure scoring performances while Grandy Glaze led the team in rebounding with 11 boards.

Jerry Jones led all scorers while recording a double-double with 18 points and 11 rebounds for the Dukes (7-12, 0-5), who have lost eight of their last nine games. Derrick Colter added 13 points and four assists.

Saint Louis took a 31-30 lead into the break, despite shooting 33.3 percent from the field and 1-of-13 from 3-point range, due to shooting 10-12 from the free-throw line.

In the second half the Billikens outscored Duquesne 42-34 while getting 27 attempts at the free-throw line compared to only six for the Dukes.

Saint Louis was 28-39 from the charity stripe throughout the game while Duquesne was 9-of-19.

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