Ash Yacoubou. (photo/Saint Louis Athletics)

Ash Yacoubou. (photo/Saint Louis Athletics)

Ash Yacoubou posted a career-high 18 points and added 10 rebounds for his second double-double as Saint Louis registered a 78-69 victory over Duquesne Wednesday night at Chaifetz Arena.  With the win, the Billikens improve to 9-8 overall and 1-3 in the Atlantic 10 Conference. Duquesne dips to 6-9 and 1-3 in the league.

Tonight’s game fell on the 100th anniversary of the start of the Billiken basketball program. As part of the anniversary celebration, SLU unveiled an All-Century Team

Yacoubou was 5-of-10 from the field, 3-of-5 from long range and 5-of-6 from the charity stripe to account for his 18 points. Marcus Bartley tied his career high with 13 points, all of them coming in the first half. Mike Crawford scored 14 points on 5-of-8 shooting.  Milik Yarbrough was 5-of-10 from the field for 11 points, while Davell Roby chipped in 10 points.

Saint Louis resumes A-10 play on Saturday when it travels to Dayton to face the Flyers. Tip time is scheduled for 11:30 a.m. (CT), and the game will be televised on NBCSN.

Story courtesy Saint Louis Athletics