|Big second half leads Saint Louis to 60-43 win over Loyola|
|Written by Admin|
|Wednesday, 19 December 2007 18:05|
ST. LOUIS (AP) -Barry Eberhardt scored 16 points to lead Saint Louis to a 60-43 win over Loyola on Wednesday night.|
Kevin Lisch had 13 and Tommie Liddell added 12 for the Billikens (8-5), who have won 13 of their last 14 games at home.
Justin Cerasoli had 12 points for Loyola. He was the only Rambler to reach double figures.
Saint Louis led 23-21 at halftime. Cerasoli hit a layup to pull Loyola to within a point 30-29 early in the second half, but the Billkens went on a 17-4 run to take a 47-33 lead with 8:51 remaining.
The Billikens didn't score until four minutes into the game, but led 11-7 with 9:08 left in the first half.
With 3:45 remaining in the half, Cerasoli hit his second 3-pointer to tie the game at 17-17. Liddell responded with a 3-pointer on the Billikens' next possession.
Cerasoli hit a driving layup at 2:01 for a 21-20 Loyola lead, but an Erberhardt 3-pointer with 1:21 gave the Billikens their halftime edge, and Saint Louis never trailed again.
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