ST. LOUIS -- Jordan Goodwin scored 20 points to lead Saint Louis to a 74-69 victory over Southern Illinois on Wednesday night.
French's dunk with three minutes left broke a 63-63 tie, and sparked an 11-6 surge to seal it for Saint Louis. Javon Bess scored four of his nine points for the Billikens during the stretch.
Saint Louis led 36-32 at the break. Southern Illinois had its largest lead in the second half, 57-52 with 8:21 to play.
An attorney for Adidas executive James Gatto said Gatto approved a $20K payment to the guardian of Kansas player Silvio De Sousa only after coach Bill Self requested it.
Several elite prospects are moving forward on the recruiting trail, including No. 3 Vernon Carey Jr.
The G League will offer $125,000 Select Contracts to elite prospects who aren't yet eligible for the NBA but do not want to go the one-and-done route in college.