Murrayst 68
Dayton 77
Date of game: 12/22/2012

Recap: Dayton vs. Murray State

Dayton, OH (Sports Network) - Vee Sanford led all scorers with 23 points, and the Dayton Flyers fended off the Murray State Racers, 77-68, at UD Arena.

Kevin Dillard recorded a double-double with 18 points and 10 assists to help the Flyers (9-3) rebound from Wednesday's home loss to Illinois State. Matt Derenbecker knocked down 4-of-6 3-pointers en route to 14 points off the bench, while Devin Oliver grabbed 11 rebounds to go along with his six points.

The Racers (9-2) saw their school-record 16-game road winning streak come to a halt, despite a 20-point effort from Isaiah Canaan and 17 points and 13 rebounds from Ed Daniel. Dexter Fields rounded out the double-digit scorers with 12 points in the loss, as he shot 4-of-7 from beyond the arc.

Murray State made 6-of-12 threes and went 13-of-17 at the foul line in the first half. UD took a 34-33 lead following a trey by Derenbecker with 3:15 to play in the opening stanza, but the Racers answered with an 8-0 run and took a 41-36 lead into the half.

The Racers went cold in the second half, shooting just 34.4 percent from the floor, while the Flyers shot 50 percent and made 12-of-13 free throws after halftime. Trailing 60-59 with 4:36 to play, UD went on another 8-0 run and never relinquished the lead the rest of the way.

Both teams knocked down nine 3-pointers for the game, but UD needed only 19 attempts (.474), whereas the Racers needed 27 attempts (.333) to reach the same total.

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