Cody Ellis had 14 points and six rebounds to lead Saint Louis to a 64-50 Atlantic 10 Conference victory over Richmond Wednesday night at Chaifetz Arena. Saint Louis’ fifth consecutive victory lifted the Billikens to 21-5 overall and 9-3 in the A-10. SLU remains a half-game behind first-place Temple (9-2 A-10), a 76-70 winner at St. Bonaventure Wednesday night.
Ellis, whose scoring total led SLU to a 33-13 advantage in bench points, was 6-of-11 from the field. He was joined in double figures by Kwamain Mitchell, who scored 11 points, and Mike McCall Jr., who tallied 10 to go with a game- and season-high five assists. McCall also had a season-high four rebounds.