ST. LOUIS -- Jordair Jett scored 17 points and Mike McCall Jr. added 14 to lead Saint Louis to a 73-51 victory against Tennessee-Martin on Saturday night.
The Billikens (6-3), who won their third straight, shot 58.6 percent (17 of 29) from the floor in the first half en route to a 45-28 lead at the break.
Myles Taylor scored 20 points for the Skyhawks (3-8).
Mike Liabo's 3-pointer with 3:34 remaining in the first half made the score 35-25 and put UT-Martin in position to be within striking distance at the break. But as the Skyhawks turned the ball over on their next three possessions, Jake Barnett hit a 3-pointer and John Manning had a three-point play to highlight eight consecutive points by Saint Louis.
The Billikens enjoyed a 39-32 rebounding advantage and outscored UT-Martin 40-16 in the paint.
Florida State's student government has passed a resolution discouraging Seminoles fans from wearing Native American headdresses at games.
The second annual Gavitt Tipoff Games, eight games between members of the Big East and Big Ten to be played Nov. 14-18, will feature Villanova at Purdue in the opener.
Michael Lewis is leaving his assistant coaching job at Butler to take the same position at Nebraska under Tim Miles.
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