No. 23 Saint Louis downs Portland

Brian Conklin scored 19 points on 7-of-7 53 victory over Portland.

Cody Ellis added 16 points, while Kyle Cassity and Mike McCall Jr. chipped in 10 points apiece for the Billikens (7-1), who dropped a 75-68 decision at Loyola Marymount on Tuesday.

Thomas van der Mars led Portland (3-5) with 12 points, while Ryan Nicholas and Tanner Riley each netted 11 points in defeat.