The Billikens overcame an 11 point deficit and defeated Xavier 70-59 on Tuesday night at a sold out Chaifetz Arena. Brian Conklin scored a game high 23 points in his final home game as a Billiken. Conklin and Kyle Cassity were honored before this game on Senior night.
The Billikens trailed by ten points at halftime, but came out in the second half with a 24-2 run to stun Xavier. The win improves SLU’s overall record to 23-6. It also assures the Billikens of a first round bye at the Atlantic 10 Tournament coming up next weekend.