SAINT LOUIS, -- Kwamain Mitchell scored 11 of his team-high 13 points in the second half to lead a quartet of Saint Louis players with double figures in a 62-57 victory over Rhode Island Wednesday night.
The Billikens (17-8, 8-3 Atlantic 10) won their fifth-straight game, and in each of the last four wins, Saint Louis trailed by double-digits.
The Rams (19-6, 7-5) led the game by as many as 12 in the first half and 11 in the second half, 37-26, with 17:28 to play following a Ryan Brooks basket.
Down 51-49 with 6:12 to play, Saint Louis used an 11-0 run to seal the victory.
Rams freshman Akeem Richmond led all scorers with 18 points by going 6 for 11 from 3-point range.
Saint Louis shot 52.4 percent from the floor (22 for 42), with Cassity going 5 for 6.
Maryland point guard Melo Trimble, considered a lock to leave the program before struggling in the second half last season, has withdrawn from the NBA draft and will return for his junior season.
Louisville's Chinanu Onuaku, who recently underwent a medical procedure to correct a heart rhythm issue detected during the combine, will keep his name in the NBA draft pool.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.