Saint Louis downs Duquesne 78-74 in overtime

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ST. LOUIS (AP)—Kevin Lisch scored 21 points to lead Saint Louis over Duquesne 78-74 in overtime Wednesday night.

Tommie Liddell III added 13 points and Willie Reed scored 12 for the Billikens (13-9, 4-4 Atlantic 10), who hit only 7-of-15 free throws in the second half but made 7-of-8 in the extra period.

Duquesne’s Aaron Jackson scored 29 points, including a long jumper at the first buzzer that tied the game at 63. Officials looked at a replay and ruled Jackson was just inside the 3-point arc.

Damien Saunders added 14 points and Bill Clark contributed 13 for the Dukes (14-7, 5-3) before fouling out.

Saint Louis led 62-54 with 2:35 remaining in regulation but couldn’t hold the lead.

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