The Billikens slump continued as they began Atlantic 10 Conference play on Saturday. They fell hard at Rhode Island, 85-57. It’s the Bills seventh loss in their last eight games. Rhode Island began the game on an 18-2 run and the Billikens could not recover. Miles Reynolds and Ash Yacoubou led SLU in scoring with 12 points apiece. The Rams had five players score in double figures. The Billikens season record now stands at 5-8.