PHILADELPHIA -- Ronald Roberts Jr. scored 22 points and Chris Wilson added a career-high 20 as Saint Joseph's defeated Dayton 79-53 on Tuesday night, winning its fifth straight and ending a six-game streak of Dayton's.
The Hawks (20-7, 10-3 Atlantic 10) have reached the 20-win plateau for the first time since the 2007-08 season and remain a solid second in conference behind unbeaten St. Louis.
The Hawks led start-to-finish, built leads as large as 30 points, and despite being outrebounded 40-27 they outscored Dayton 34-24 in the paint and scored 14 points off 11 turnovers. Wilson shot 8-for-8, the team made 58 percent.
Halil Kanacevic scored 10 points for the Hawks with eight assists and four blocked shots.