Found March 22, 2013 on STLSportsMinute:
Three times in Saint Louis Billikens history as a player scored 22 points in an NCAA tournament game. The three Billikens are Lou McKenna in 1952, Scott Highmark in 1995, and, most recently, Kwamain Mitchell in 2012. Junior Dwayne Evans broke the single-game NCAA Tournament record with 24 points in Saint Louis’ 64-44 win over New Mexico State in the second round. The Billikens also set a new school record with 28 wins in a single season. The Billikens struggled the first couple of minutes but eventually found their grove as Saint Louis opened the game on a 11-to-4 run, capped by a Cody Ellis triple. Saint Louis extended the lead to 13 points by halftime with the score at 29-16. Evans had exactly 1,000 points for his career at halftime. Also, Evans had 16 points in the game at the half, which tied him with the whole New Mexico State team. The Aggies’ Remi Barry hit a three pointer with 14 minutes remaining to cut the Billiken lead to six at 37-31. Saint Louis went on a quick ...
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