Diener scores 26 but MU falls to SLU

St Louis Billikens Josh Fisher and Izik Ohanon hit key free throws to lift the Billikens to a 58-54 Conference USA win over Marquette (13-9 4-7)Wednesday. SLU (13-9 6-5)won despite a game high 26 points from MU's PG Travis Diener as the Golden Eagles lost their fourth straight game.

F Steve Novak had a tough shooting night overall[2-11] but gave the Golden Eagles a 54-53 advantage with a 3-pointer with 44 seconds left in the game. But Fisher's two free throws gave Saint Louis the lead back at 55-54 with 30 seconds left. Ohanan made three free throws with just under 16 seconds left to seal the victory.

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