Billikens Coast to 68-41 Win over SIUE

Saint Louis finished the first half on a 20-3 run and coasted to a 68-41 victory over SIUE Friday night at Chaifetz Arena. The 27-point margin of victory tied the season high for the Billikens, who improved to 9-3 with their sixth consecutive win. SIUE, which suffered its worst defeat of the year, fell to 4-6 and saw its two-game winning streak halted. Mike McCall Jr. scored a game- and season-high 16 points on 7-of-12 shooting and added a season-high five rebounds for Saint Louis, which earned a 38-26 advantage on the glass and committed just nine turnovers. Dwayne Evans tallied 14 points and five boards, while Cory Remekun grabbed a game- and career-high 10 rebounds.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

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The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Junior Basketball Player Hailey Diestelkamp with the Owensville Dutchgirls. She recently became the all-time scoring leader at Owensville High School surpassing Katie Davis. Hailey played volleyball her first two years of high school, but after suffering an injury playing basketball last summer, she decided to focus on basketball this year. Hailey runs track in the spring.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

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It came as a shock to a lot of people to find out that the contract for the Union license office, which has been operated by the Union Chamber of Commerce since the 1970's, was being turned over to a for-profit company based out of Jefferson City.

What happened? It's a classic case of two all-too-common phenomena in the world of government--unintended consequences and the revolving door.

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SPORTS CORNER

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Boys Basketball...
The Union Tournament resumes with two first round games this evening...
Borgia 82 Union 61. Spencer Juergens led Borgia with 18 points. Walt Eckelkamp pumped in 17. The Knights improve to 11-4. Nick Ziegler paced Union with 18. Ethan Hughes added 13 as the Wildcats dipped to 4-11