Chicago State routs St. Xavier 112-83

CHICAGO (AP)—David Holston had 32 points and Carl Montgomery added 23 to lead Chicago State to a 112-83 season-opening rout of St. Xavier on Friday.

Holston was 9-of-15 from the 3-point line and had seven assists for Chicago State (1-0). Montgomery was a perfect 8-of-8 from the field and got the double-double with 12 rebounds. John Cantrell had 14 points and Tawrence Walton added 10 points.

Amir Resic came off the bench to lead St. Xavier (2-3) with 21 points. Rob Broughton had his own double-double with 15 points and ten rebounds, while Julian Scott had 11 points.

St. Xavier had 25 turnovers to 16 for Chicago State.

Chicago State led 63-38 at the break.

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Updated Friday, Nov 14, 2008