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Transcript84 - 70
St Louis Billikens run away
from cold Salukis in Arena
BY Mika KU.n
D-y Cfyptian Spoii Writtr
They're atlll at iho polni of
respectability, , 300, bui tho
way SIU playctl Tucsdaynlght,
It may b-c a long season...
and a crowd of 1, 700 seemed
to know It.
Many left the SIU Arena
early, as the Salukls loat an
84-70 decision to thcSt.Louli
Unleri-Uy Ollllkcna, dropping
SlU's record lo 3-3.
It was tho nrst loas of
iho season In the SIU Arena
for coach Paul Lambert's
squad which lost on the road
lo tho University of Teiaa
and Tesas Tech.
The easy Ollllken victory
givea St. Louis a 7-6 record
snd that's pan of iho problem
right thero, .according to
Lam ben*
St. Louis has won one more
and lost as many aa tho Salukls
hae played. They were very
active over break, playing six
games while the Salukls
haven't been In action since
Dec. 19.
For the second consecutive
game, iho Salukls were
bothered by s low shooting
percentage..362, snd Inadequate reboundng which resulted in many one shot drives.
[t was tbe second lo scoring game In a row for.SIU
which had only 6Q points
against Tcxaa Tech. After
Tuesday's Iota, Lambert aald
he has bad to use "a control
game more because we're iv*t
doing a good job c*i tho
boards." Speaklngof ibe many
tatic- auVi drives, Lambert
said, "If ytwj don't gr more
than th*t, you're golnjt to be
in trouble, "
SIU had only 38 rebounds
tho lowest total of the season
with 11 coming from L.C.
Urasfleld, eight by Stan Pow-
les and seven by Marvin
Drasflcld had seven at half-
time while Brooks and Pow-
Ics, both of whom fouled out
late In iho gmo, bad sis.
Naio H--.ilv.rnc, counted on
for rebounding support this
season, didn't start because
of th flu and waa able to
ft A> only four rebound a In
Imlfed action.
Ores Starrick and L.C,
Oraaflcld paced SlU's attack
with 70 and 18 points respectively while Jfa-hn Garrett,
out of the starting lineup with
a foot Infection, came on to
score 13 points.
The Salukls were never ahead In the second half of a
game which featured two technical calls on SIU—one against
Lambert In the first half and
the other agalnat Garrett with
less than two minutes remaining.
There wasn't too much to
cheer.tbout In the first half
cither, as the Salukls found
themselves down 38-X) at Intermission.
Tho eight-point halftlme
spread e-quala the margin Texas held Over SIU at halftlme
of a 107-100 5IU loss. That
halftlme score was iW-46.
And the 30 points Is also
the loves-f single half production of the season for SIU, It
follows a second half at Teias
Tech In which the Salukla
got only 13 points.
Tuesday night's Hrst half
was everything bet a high-
scoring battle which It could
have been If both teams had
been sharp.
There were elgb turnovers
by SIU and nine by the Dllll-
keni. And It got even messier
In th second period when tho
two teams totaled42, St. Loull
leading that department wlih
Two of tho first half turnovers by St, Louis occured
when Garrett stole tho ball
twice. Only one, however, r* -
suited In s score. That was
an ensuing Garrett layup
which gave SIU a 22-18 lead.
After i railing by seven
points early, the Salukla caah-
ed In enough times to tie iho
game st 11-11 when Uraafleld
sank a free throw.
It waa a seesaw battle until
Draafteld connected again,
this time on a Jump shot
snd •Garrett hit two free throws
for s 36-21 advantage. Then
the roof fell In,
St. Louis connected on 14
xmsecuilve points for a 3>-
26 lead SIU never seriously
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