Remekun helps Saint Louis beat No. 20 New Mexico

Remekun helps Saint Louis beat No. 20 New Mexico
December 31, 2012, 9:43 pm
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New Mexico's Hugh Greenwood (3) tries to drive around Saint Louis' Rob Loe during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday, Dec. 31, 2012, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

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ST. LOUIS (AP) Cory Remekun scored a career-high 15 points, Cody Ellis had 13 and Saint Louis beat No. 20 New Mexico 60-46 on Monday.

Mike McCall Jr. added 12 points for Saint Louis (10-3), which has won seven in a row.

Kendall Williams led New Mexico (13-2) with 15 points. Alex Kirk added 13 points.

New Mexico coach Steve Alford was ejected after receiving back-to-back technicals with 9:26 left in the game.

The Billikens' seven-game winning streak is their longest since they won eight in a row in 2003.

New Mexico was coming off a 55-54 upset at then-No. 8 Cincinnati on Thursday.

Saint Louis used early runs of 12-0 and 11-2 to take a 31-12 lead.