ST. LOUIS (AP) -Cody Ellis hit a pair of 3-point shots in overtime to lead Saint Louis past Dayton 68-65 in double overtime on Saturday.
St. Louis (16-8, 7-3 Atlantic 10) stretched its winning streak to four games. The Billikens rallied from a double-digit deficit for the third time in a row.
Kwamain Mitchell led Saint Louis with 21 points. Kyle Cassity added 14 points and Ellis chipped in with 11.
Devin Searcy scored a career-high 16 points for Dayton (18-6, 6-4). Chris Wright also added 16 points for the Flyers.
Ellis broke a tie at 63 by hitting a 3-pointer with 37 seconds remaining. Mitchell and Brian Conklin added free throws for Saint Louis before Dayton's Chris Johnson missed a potential trying 3-pointer at the buzzer.
It was the fourth overtime game this season for Saint Louis, which improved 2-2 in extra time.
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