Saint Louis has no trouble with Rockhurst 80-48
ST. LOUIS (AP) _ Achraf Yacoubou scored 11 points and grabbed 10 rebounds and three reserves hit double figures, leading Saint Louis to an 80-40 win over Rockhurst University on Tuesday night.
The Billikens (5-2) have won 65 straight games when holding opponents to 60 or fewer points. The game was an exhibition for the Division II Hawks (3-2).
Miles Reynolds led Saint Louis with 14 points, Milik Yarbrough had 12 and Davell Roby 10. The Billikens limited Rockhurst to 37 percent shooting and forced 22 turnovers. They also hit 21 of 30 free throws while the Hawks were 5 of 7.
After a Dominique Washington layup gave Rockhurst a 5-2 lead, Yacoubou’s 3 started a 152 Saint Louis run to go up 17-7 midway through the half. A 12-2 surge shortly after made it 31-15 with 3:17 left in the half.
Saint Louis led 33-21 at the break.