Dayton has the No. 1 seed for the A-10 tournament. It will play in the quarterfinals at 11 a.m. March 3 in Richmond, Va., against No. 8 seed Richmond (13-16) or No. 9 seed Davidson (12-17). Those teams play at 7 p.m. Tuesday at Richmond. In the regular season, Dayton beat Davidson 86-68 and won 66-59 at Richmond.
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Dayton led Saint Louis by as many as eight points in the first quarter, and the game was tied 41-41 at halftime. The Billikens took control with an 11-4 run to end the third quarter.
Jenna Burdette led Dayton with 19 points. Jayla Scaife scored 17. Laura Cannatelli and JaVonna Layfield each scored 15.
Cannatelli made 4 of 10 3-pointers and now owns Dayton’s single-season record with 79 made 3-pointers.