Saint Louis knocks off No. 9 Butler
Jordair Jett matched his career best with 19 points and Saint Louis pressured No. 9 Butler into a season-worst 23 turnovers, recording the...
ST. LOUIS — Jordair Jett matched his career best with 19 points and Saint Louis pressured No. 9 Butler into a season-worst 23 turnovers, recording the program's biggest upset in nine years with a 75-58 victory Thursday night that had fans storming the court to celebrate.
Dwayne Evans added 15 points on 6-for-8 shooting and five rebounds for the Billikens (15-5, 4-2 Atlantic-10), who fed off just the fourth sellout at 5-year-old Chaifetz Arena and led by double digits most of the game. Saint Louis shot 50 percent.
Rotnei Clarke had 17 points for Butler (17-4, 4-2) but also had five turnovers. Andrew Smith added 12 points and six rebounds for the Bulldogs.
Zags women win
SPOKANE — Sophomore Sunny Greinacher scored a career-high 21 points as the Gonzaga women beat Loyola Marymount 79-57 at McCarthey Athletic Center.
Greinacher, who scored 17 of her 21 points in the second half, sank 10 of 13 shots from the field. The forward from Essen, Germany, who leads the team in shooting percentage at 54.5 percent, also grabbed seven rebounds.
Jazmine Redmon had 12 points and Taelor Karr 10 for Gonzaga (17-5, 7-1 West Coast).
Hazel Ramirez had 14 points for the Lions (8-13, 2-6).
Top 5 women
At 5 Duke 82, Miami 43
Tricia Liston scored 17 points, Chelsea Gray added 16 and Duke (19-1, 9-0 Atlantic Coast) used a 20-0 run early in the second half to rout Miami (14-7, 5-5).
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