ST. LOUIS — The Blue Jays were outscored 44-26 in the paint by the Gorloks and had their three-game St. Louis Intercollegiate Athletic Conference winning streak halted Saturday.
Westminster College (5-7, 4-2 SLIAC) was down by as many as 13 points in the first half after Rodson Etienne's putback gave Webster University a 39-26 lead with 2 minutes, 54 seconds remaining.
The Blue Jays, though, scored the final six points of the half, pulling within 39-32 when sophomore forward Jaxon Althaus hit two free throws with :02 to go.
Westminster fell behind by 18 points in the opening 5 minutes of the second half, but produced an 11-2 run to make it 66-59 on Althaus' jumper with 4:35 left.
The Gorloks quickly replied with a 14-2 run to secure the victory, going up 74-61 after Enrique Tankins converted 1-of-2 free throws with 2:32 to play.
Sophomore guard Landon Harrison supplied a game-high 22 points to guide three players in double figures for the Blue Jays, who shot only 37 percent (22-of-59) as a team.
Sophomore guard Ethan Thompson added 14 points for Westminster and Althaus followed with 10.
Sophomore guard Makygh Galbreath — a Fulton graduate — came off the bench to pull down a team-high eight rebounds as the Blue Jays were edged on the boards 40-35.
Josh Johnson connected for 21 points to pace four players in double figures for Webster (6-7, 5-1), which shot 51 percent (35-of-68) from the field. Tankins had 17 points, while Wynne Brown Jr. and Jordan Clay contributed 13 apiece.
Westminster hosts Fontbonne University in a SLIAC game at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.