Billikens Post Ninth Straight Win with 67-59 Victory at Dayton

Saint Louis senior forward Dwayne Evans scored 22 points and sophomore guard Austin McBroom added a career high 17 as the Billikens registered a 67-59 win at Dayton Saturday in Atlantic 10 Conference play. The win improves the Billikens to 15-2 overall and 2-0 in the A-10. It was SLU’s ninth victory in a row. Dayton dips to 12-4 and 0-1 in the league. SLU now has a 6-0 road record, the best undefeated road mark in the country. Evans was 9-of-11 (including one 3-pointer) and 3-of-3 from the free-throw line. He finished one rebound shy of a double-double with nine boards. McBroom continued his hot shooting from beyond the arc with a 3-of-6 performance from long range. He finished hitting 4-of-11 overall and 6-of-6 from the free-throw line to account for his 17 points. Jordair Jett, who was coming off a career-high 31 points against Rhode Island in SLU’s last outing, finished with 12 points and a team-leading five assists.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Senior Taylor Covington with the New Haven Track and Field Team. Taylor earned All-State honors medaling in four events at the state track meet at Lincoln University in Jefferson City Friday and Saturday. She ran anchor on the 4X800 relay team that finished in sixth place.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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Commencement, it is said, is a beginning. Yet graduations are also the end of an era--for students and their parents. For the kids, it's a time of excitement and promise. For parents, it's a bit more bittersweet.

What will the future hold for the Class of 2015? Time will tell.

My youngest has now graduated from high school. Back in 1980, I was the youngest of my family who graduated.

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SPORTS CORNER

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The Cardinals welcomed back outfielders Matt Holliday and Jason Heyward to the lineup Monday. Both missed time in Kansas City over the weekend, with Holliday battling a bruised forearm and Heyward a hip injury. They combined to go 3-for-9 with an RBI against the D'backs.