Saint Louis beats North Florida 70-50
ST. LOUIS, Mo. (AP) _ Ash Yacoubou scored 20 points, including a career-high 4 of 8 3-pointers, with 10 rebounds, and Saint Louis pulled away in the second half to beat North Florida 70-50 on Tuesday.
Reggie Agbeko scored 12 points with nine rebounds and Miles Reynold added 10 points for the Billikens (4-0), who outrebounded the Ospreys 46-28 and held the NCAA leaders in made 3-pointers per game to 5 of 20 while sinking 8 of 21 from long distance.
Up 33-32 at halftime, Yacoubou hit a 3-pointer and a jumper amid an 11-1 run and the Billikens pulled ahead 49-41 in the second half. Marcus Bartley hit two 3-pointers and Saint Louis scored 12 unanswered points to lead by 16 with 4:18 left and the Billikens held on.
Saint Louis outscored the Ospreys 32-22 in the paint and got 21 points off 14 turnovers.
Dallas Moore led North Florida (3-2) with 16 points and Beau Beech added 11.