ST. LOUIS — The Saint Louis University basketball team, playing without point guard Kwamain Mitchell, couldn't keep up with visiting Missouri State on Saturday night and were handed a 73-63 defeat at Chaifetz Arena.
SLU sophomore forward Willie Reed had a game-high 19 points and eight rebounds and freshman guards Christian Salecich and Justin Jordan each scored 15 points, but the Billikens (7-4) were handed their first loss at home in eight games this season.
Adam Leonard and Jermaine Mallett each scored 15 points for Missouri State, which improved to 10-0. Kyle Weems added 11 points, while Will Creekmore scored 10.
SLU coach Rick Majerus talks to the media.
Missouri State coach Cuonzo Martin talks to the media following his team's win.