ST. LOUIS (AP) — Achraf Yacoubou scored 20 points to help Saint Louis beat Saint Joseph’s 68-61 in overtime on Tuesday night for its ninth straight win over the Hawks.
Reggie Agbeko’s up-and-under layup at the 1:33 mark was the first field goal in the extra session for either team as Saint Louis led 62-58. Aaron Brown hit Saint Joseph’s only basket in overtime with 43 seconds left to cut its deficit to 64-61, but Saint Louis closed the game with two free throws and a fast break dunk.
Milik Yarbrough and Marcus Bartley had 12 points apiece for Saint Louis (10-12, 2-7 Atlantic 10).
Brown scored 21 for Saint Joseph’s (9-12, 3-6), DeAndre Bembry added 19 with 12 rebounds.
Bembry hit one free throw with 1:01 left in regulation to knot the game at 55. Bartley answered with a basket for Saint Louis but Bembry scored a layup to tie again.
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