Texasam 23 26 49
Stlouis 32 38 70
Date of game: 11/19/2012

Recap: Saint Louis vs. Texas A&M

Kansas City, MO (Sports Network) - Dwayne Evans scored 21 points as the Saint Louis Billikens routed the Texas A&M Aggies 70-49 in the championship round of the CBE Hall of Fame Classic at the Sprint Center

Mike McCall Jr. had 13 points, Cory Remekun added 12 and Cody Ellis tacked on 10 off the bench for Saint Louis (2-1).

Elston Turned scored 16 points and Ray Turner chipped in 10 for Texas A&M (3-1) which took its first loss of the season.

Saint Louis shot just 39.3 percent from the floor in the first half but outscored Texas A&M from the free throw line (6-2) and from beyond the arc (12-3) to earn a 32-23 lead at halftime.

In the second half the Billikens knocked down an impressive 66.7 percent of its shots from the floor to pull away and coast to the win.

Saint Louis outscored the Aggies 26-9 on points off turnovers and had a 31-25 edge on the boards.

The Billikens will play No. 12 Kansas in the championship game while the Aggies face Washington State in the consolation contest. Both of those games will be held on Tuesday.

Game Notes

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Youngstown State wrapped up spring practices under first-year coach Bo Pelini Friday night, and he and his staff surely enjoyed what they saw in running back Martin Ruiz.

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