Saint Louis vs Dayton

Dayton 79, Saint Louis 72


DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Kevin Dillard scored 18 points and Paul Williams had six of his 11 in overtime as Dayton downed Saint Louis 79-72 Wednesday night in the Atlantic-10 Conference opener for both teams.

The Flyers (11-4, 1-0) rallied from an eight-point halftime deficit for a 64-61 lead with 28 seconds left in regulation after a pair of free throws by Dillard.

But Saint Louis wasn't done fighting, and Cody Ellis knocked down a 3-pointer with 2 seconds left to send the contest into overtime for the sixth time in the last 13 games in the all-time series.

In the extra frame, Williams stepped up from the foul line, going 4-for-4 in the first 1:40 for a lead Dayton would hold the rest of the way. Luke Fabrizius, in his first start, hit a game-high three 3-pointers for Dayton, including one in OT.

Brian Conklin led Saint Louis (12-3, 0-1) with 14 points.

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Saint Louis Billikens
B. Conklin, F334-105-530514
D. Evans, F283-76-770212
R. Loe, C182-62-35027
K. Cassity, G270-10-01020
K. Mitchell, G275-111-344511
C. Ellis323-124-431212
M. McCall314-111-402310
J. Jett263-40-03316
C. Remekun30-00-01030
Totals 24-6219-2632102572
Dayton Flyers
C. Johnson, F372-45-6100411
L. Fabrizius, F324-80-031311
M. Kavanaugh, C164-60-08058
K. Dillard, G385-147-7110418
P. Williams, G333-94-420211
A. Gavrilovic224-64-770312
D. Oliver211-52-25004
J. Parker181-32-22104
R. Hill80-00-02010
Totals 24-5524-2842122279
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La Salle9-915-15137
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
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