Stjosephs 27 27 54
Dayton 26 34 60
Date of game: 2/6/2013

Recap: Dayton vs. Saint Josephs

Dayton, OH (Sports Network) - Kevin Dillard scored a game-high 23 points as the Dayton Flyers defeated the Saint Joseph's Hawks, 60-54, in Atlantic 10 action at UD Arena.

Dyshawn Pierre had 10 points and Devin Oliver collected a game-high 12 rebounds for Dayton (13-9, 3-5 A-10) which had lost back-to-back games entering play.

Carl Jones had 12 points and C.J. Aiken added 11 for Saint Joseph's (13-8, 4-4) which had a three-game winning streak snapped.

At halftime Saint Joseph's had a slim 27-26 lead by shooting 44 percent from the field including 3-of-8 from beyond the arc. Dayton stayed close shooting 42.9 percent and 2-of-6 from 3-point range.

An 11-2 run midway through the second half turned a seven-point deficit into a four-point lead for Dayton with 6:34 remaining. The teams would trade leads three more times before the Flyers separated themselves by hitting 4-of-4 shots from the free-throw line in the final 30 seconds while the Hawks missed their last four shots from the field.

The game featured eight times and 13 lead changes. Dayton had a 35-27 edge in rebounds.

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