ST. LOUIS -- 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.