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

6 days 9 hours ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Borgia Freshman Golfer Thomas Alferman. Alferman is a member of the Borgia team that qualified for the state tournament at Silo Ridge in Boliver this week. In the district tournament at the Sullivan Country Club, Thomas shot a 13 over par 84 helping the team to a second place finish.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 7 hours ago

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.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

20 hours 39 min ago

Alex Gordon hit a two-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Saturday in a game that was shortened to six innings because of inclement weather. Edinson Volquez (4-3) allowed two runs on four hits for Kansas