Dayton 41 34 75
Iowa 44 40 84
Date of game: 3/13/2012

Recap: Iowa vs. Dayton

Iowa City, IA (Sports Network) - Aaron White tallied 25 points and 11 rebounds as the Iowa Hawkeyes defeated the Dayton Flyers in the first round of the National Invitation Tournament at Carver-Hawkeye Arena.

Zach McCabe recorded 20 points and eight rebounds for Iowa (18-16), while Melsahn Basabe chipped in 11 points and Bryce Cartwright dished out 11 assists. Even though the Hawkeyes are the seventh-seed, they were the hosts in this matchup due to the NCAA Tournament first round game taking place at UD Arena tonight.

For second-seeded Dayton (20-13), Kevin Dillard had 23 points, six assists, and five rebounds, while Paul Williams added 12 points.

Iowa shot a lights-out 60 percent from the field in the first half as it took a 44-41 lead into the break.

The Hawkeyes continued their hot streak after halftime, shooting 15-of-28 from the floor in the second half. They led by as many as 15 in the final minutes.

Dayton was outscored by Iowa in the paint, 48-30.

Iowa advances to play Oregon in the second round.

Game Notes

Dayton hopes to build off banner season

The University of Dayton team will kick off its 2015 season at Robert Morris and play six home games as part of an 11-game schedule.

NASCAR News
Team Xtreme's stolen Sprint Cup car found

Team Xtreme Racing confirmed on Saturday morning that police have recovered its Sprint Cup Series race car that was stolen from a hotel parking lot in Morrow, Georgia.

Stay Connected with WDEF News 12
 
Inergize Digital This site is hosted and managed by Inergize Digital.