St. Louis 115, American PR 86
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) _ Jeff Luechtefeld had 21 points and Kevin Footes 20 to pace St. Louis University to a 115-86 basketball victory over American University of Puerto Rico in the San Juan Shootout Saturday night.
St. Louis dominated the much smaller American U. from the onset, moving out to a 20-7 lead at 15:30 of the first half.
Seven-footer Melvin Robinson and Footes combined for 12 rebounds in the first period as the Billikens took a 66-38 lead.
A scuffle between St. Louis’ Carlos Skinner and American’s Javier Rolon sent both players to the showers in the first half.
Robinson added 14 points for the winners, while Angel Romer led American with 20.