Cold-Shooting @DuqMBB Falls at Saint Louis
Jan. 17, 2018
ST. LOUIS - Jordan Goodwin posted a 13-15-10 triple-double and D.J. Foreman scored a career-high 21 points as Saint Louis held Duquesne to a season-low 33 percent from the field in a 76-63 win at Chaifetz Arena.
Eric Williams Jr. posted his eighth double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds for DU.
Saint Louis, which shot 50 percent, moved to 9-10 overall and 2-4 in conference play.
SLU got points from four players during a 7-0 run that gave the Billikens 29-16 lead. Aaron Hines hit a 3-pointer at the horn to make it 34-22 at the half.
Duquesne was outshot 54 percent to 30 percent in the opening 20 minutes.
Forman scored 16 in the second half as the Billikens built their lead to 23 points with 6:52 left.
Duquesne battled to cut it to 12 with 36 seconds remaining, but could get no closer.
DU’s 63 points were its fewest since a season-low 59 versus Robert Morris on Nov. 19.
Duquesne returns home to face George Mason on Saturday, Jan. 20 at 4:30 p.m. The game will be televised nationally by NBCSN.
• DU finished 19-of-58 from the field. The 32.8 percentage was the Dukes’ lowest this season. The previous low was 34.9 in a 78-71 loss to Cornell on Nov. 27.
• Freshman Eric Williams Jr. posted his eighth double-double with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
• Rene Casto-Caneddy went 7-of-13 from the field in scoring a team-high 21 points. It was his sixth career 20-point game (fifth this season).
• Duquesne assisted on six of its 19 field goals. SLU had 20 assists on 25 field goals
• The Billikens outscored the Dukes 16-2 in fast break points and 38-18 in the paint.
• Duquesne’s largest lead was four at 6-2 at the 16:36 mark ... Saint Louis’s largest lead was 23 the last of which came at 61-38 with 6:42 left in the game ... Duquesne led for 2:44 and Saint Louis led for 36:16 ... the game was tied for 1:00 ... there was one tie and one lead change before SLU took the lead for good on a Jordan Goodwin free throw with 16:16 left in the first half.