The St. Louis Billikens got back to their winning ways on Wednesday night with a 72-59 home victory over St. Bonaventure. The win was the fourth in five games for the Billkens, who fell to UMass last Saturday in their most recent game. The win improves St. Louis to 17-5 overall and 5-3 in the Atlantic-10, while the Bonnies fall to 12-8 overall and 5-3 in conference.
Five St. Louis players reached double-figures in points, led by Kwamain Mitchell. Mitchell scored 22 points for St. Louis on 9-of-13 shooting to lead all scorers. Forward Brian Conklin scored 19 in the win on 6-of-6 shooting, while Chicago-bred guard Mike McCall had 15 points on 4-of-7 shooting.
Demitrius Conger scored 13 on 4-of-5 shooting to lead St. Bonaventure in the loss. Teammates Da'Quan Cook (12 points) and Charlon Kloof (11 points) also contributed in defeat.
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