SLU MBB wins Atlantic 10 season opener 76-69 over Richmond


ST. LOUIS – Saint Louis University Men’s Basketball won their Atlantic 10 season opener against Richmond Sunday.

The final score of the game was 76-69. Sophomore Yuri Collins scored a career-high 24 points for the Billikens. He beat his previous record by seven points. Collins also had career highs of 10 field goals (10-of-17), three 3-pointers (3-of-5). Collins lead the game with eight assists and he grabbed six rebounds. The Atlantic 10 has since named Collins the A-10 Player of the Week.

The Billikens are now 9-4 and Richmond is 9-6. The Spiders have lost both of their A-10 matchups. They lost to Saint Joseph’s at home 56-83 on Thursday.

La Salle travels to Chaifetz Arena Wednesday. Tip-off is at 6 p.m.

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