Mary Ann Mitchell, Associate Director of Athletics for Communications
ST. LOUIS – Six players scored in double figures as the University of Missouri-St. Louis men’s basketball team rolled past visiting Maryville, 83-58, Thursday night in Great Lakes Valley Conference action.
The Tritons picked up their 10th straight win and move to 8-0 at home, while continuing the program’s best start at 11-1.
UMSL (11-1, 2-0 GLVC) shot an even 50 percent in the game and held a 53-20 rebounding advantage, including a 17-2 edge on the offensive end, while Maryville (4-5, 0-2 GLVC) shot 33.9 percent.
The two teams combined for 61 three-pointers with UMSL making 11 and the Saints connecting for 10.
The Tritons owned a 43-18 halftime lead.
Redshirt sophomore Steve Webb recorded his second straight double-double with 14 points and 12 rebounds.
Junior Jose Grubbs added 13 points and eight rebounds, while junior Yaakema Rose Jr. also scored 13 points to go with six boards, four assists and two steals. Senior Jalen Wilkins-McCoy followed with 12 points, eight rebounds and four assists, while junior Shane Wissink netted four three three-pointers for 12 points and also dished out four assists.
Senior Jason Towery tossed in 10 points and pulled down seven boards.
UMSL hosts Missouri S&T on Saturday.