Originally written on Fox Sports Midwest  |  Last updated 1/8/12
Dwayne Evans scored 19 points and grabbed 11 rebounds for his second double-double of the season as the Saint Louis University Billikens ended a two-game losing streak while picking up their first conference win of the season, defeating George Washington 78-56. We gave it a good effort, SLU head coach Rick Majerus said. We played good defense, especially our guards. The Billikens came out with aggression against the overmatched Colonials, and were encouraged by their performance following the teams first losing streak of the season. Obviously we are not 100 where we need to be, junior forward Cody Ellis said. The first half was a bit sloppy. We had some bad mistakes on defense and didnt execute on offense, but we definitely are taking a step in the right direction. I think offensively we got the shots we wanted, Evans said. But defensively we still had some lapses that we were not giving up early in the season. Evans had a stellar performance, both offensively and defensive...
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