McCall Jr. Scores 1,000th Career Point; Billikens Beat Aggies

Dwayne Evans notched his second straight 20-plus-point performance to lead the Billikens to a 79-57 win over North Carolina A&T Saturday at Chaifetz Arena. The victory was Saint Louis’s fifth in a row.Evans scored 22 points on 5-of-10 shooting and snagged a game-high 13 rebounds for his 20th career double-double. As he did against Indiana State in his last outing — a SLU season-high 24-point effort — Evans did most of his damage at the free-throw line. Evans went 11 of 14 from the charity stripe today after going 16 of 20 from the line against the Sycamores. Mike McCall Jr. became the 29th player in Saint Louis history to reach 1,000 career points when he sunk a second-half free throw. During the ensuing media timeout, McCall Jr. was given a standing ovation from the crowd. He finished the contest with 13 points on 5-of-10 shooting. Rob Loe netted 12 points and blocked four shots, while Austin McBroom canned three first-half 3-pointers and scored 10 points. Lamont Middleton recorded 18 points for the Aggies. Richaud Pack scored 11 points, and Bruce Beckford chipped in 10. Saint Louis improved to 11-2 while North Carolina A&T, a Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference (MEAC) school, fell to 3-9.

ATHLETE OF THE WEEK

9 hours 39 min ago

The KLPW Radio Athlete of the Week is Owensville Sophomore Cross Country Runner Carter Bracato. Carter finished 13th in Class 3 with the best time of any local runner at state. He attacked the Oak Hill Golf Club Course in Jefferson City finishing with a time of 16:50.67, leading Owensville to a 6th place finish in the team standings.

OFF THE CUFF with Diane Jones

3 days 5 hours ago

I have just returned from spending four days in a guided silent retreat. The grace of silence is that it allows us to listen and reflect.

OFF THE CUFF ARCHIVE

SPORTS CORNER

7 hours 28 min ago

The 2014/15 local high school basketball season tips off tonight with the 62nd Annual Thanksgiving Tournament at St. Francis Borgia Regional High School in Washington. The first two games of the tournament between Cardinal Ritter and Rockwood Summit and McCluer North and Carnahan have been postponed. The Washington/CBC game is now scheduled for 7:00. It will be broadcast live on KLPW-AM 1220.