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Rob Loe and Cody Ellis scored 15 points apiece and Saint Louis scored the game's first 17 points in routing Alabama State 65-35 Saturday night.
The Billikens (10-1) held Alabama State to 11 first-half points and never trailed in the game. Saint Louis, which led 33-11 at the break, kept the lead at a minimum of 20 after that and led by as many as 37. The Billikens also outrebounded Alabama State 43-24.
The Hornets (2-7) didn't get on the board until Luther Page's layup with 11:54 remaining in the half. They missed their first nine shots and went just 4 for 24 (17 percent) from the field before halftime. Alabama State finished with 29 percent shooting.
Kenderek Washington led Alabama State with 12 points, all but one after halftime.
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ST. LOUIS Nobody is calling Saint Louis Billikens forwards Rob Loe or Cody Ellis the next Dirk Nowitzki just yet. But that might soon change if the two international big men continue to be this impressive from the outside.
The 6-foot-11 Loe went 3-for-6 from 3-point range, and the 6-foot-8 Ellis went 3-for-5 as the two combined for 30 points in just 29 minutes to lead Saint Louis...
Clemson and Alabama State meet for the first time in series history on Monday at 7:00 PM. The Tigers are 22-19 all-time versus schools from the state of Alabama, most recently defeating UAB last season in the opening round of the NCAA Tournament in Dayton, OH. The Tigers and Hornets will be streamed live on ESPN3.
CLEMSON - Fresh off their 60-40 win over Winthrop, Clemson will play Alabama State at Littlejohn Coliseum Monday night.
Dec 19, 7:00 PM | Littlejohn Coliseum
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A key college battle sees the visiting Hornets travelling to Clemson Monday to take on the Tigers on Monday.
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ST. LOUIS – After a letdown performance against Division II Illinois-Springfield for Rick Majerus’ 500th win, the Saint Louis Billikens (10-1) came out firing in a 65-35 victory over Alabama State.
Monday night's men's basketball game between Clemson and Alabama State is designated as "Take A Kid to the Game" night. All children 12 and under receive a free ticket with a paying adult. Simply ask for the Take A Kid to the Game special at the Littlejohn Coliseum East Gate Box Office, which opens at 6:00 PM.