Saint Louis runs away from Dayton 69-51 -

Saint Louis runs away from Dayton 69-51

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Mike McCall scored 17 points to lead Saint Louis over Dayton 69-51 on Wednesday night.  

The Billikens (12-17, 6-9 Atlantic 10 Conference) shot 58.3 percent (14 of 24), including 60 percent from 3-point range (6 of 10) in the first half. The Flyers made just 8 of 29 from the field before halftime as Saint Louis took a 35-19 lead at the break.  

The Billikens trailed 4-3 early, but scored nine straight and weren't threatened the rest of the way.  

Saint Louis expanded its lead to as many as 26 points, 69-43, on Rob Loe's jumper with 5:47 to play. 

Loe finished with 14 points and Christian Salecich 11 for the Billikens, who won their fourth in a row.  

Saint Louis turned it over 20 times, but held Dayton to 33.3-percent shooting (17 of 51).  

Chris Wright led the Flyers (19-11, 7-8) with 21 points and Josh Benson added 13.  

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