After building a 53-40 lead, the Saint Louis Billikens fell to 13th ranked Dayton 78-76 in overtime on Friday night at a sold out Chaifetz Arena. Javonte Perkins came off the SLU (14-4) bench to lead them in scoring with 25 points. Hasahn French (16) and Jordan Goodwin (15) also scored in double figures for the Billikens. Goodwin’s basket at the end of regulation sent the game to overtime tied 69-69.
Dayton (16-2), got 21 points from Jalen Crutcher, including the winning three point shot with :00.1 to play in overtime. Obi Toppin scored 20 points for the Flyers, many in the second half comeback.