Richmond 27 47 74
Dayton 34 44 78
Date of game: 3/2/2013

Recap: Dayton vs. Richmond

Dayton, OH (Sports Network) - Devin Oliver had 19 points and 10 rebounds off the bench to lead the Dayton Flyers to a 78-74 win over the Richmond Spiders in an Atlantic 10 showdown at UD Arena.

Kevin Dillard led the way with 21 points for Dayton (16-12, 6-8 A-10), which improved to 12-4 at home this season.

Cedrick Lindsay paced Richmond (17-12, 7-7) with a career-high 22 points and seven assists. Darien Brothers shot 4-of-8 from behind the arc for 19 points, while Derrick Williams added 17 points on 7-of-9 from the field.

Dillard had 11 first-half points for Dayton, which shot 53.6 percent from the floor in the opening 20 minutes, while Richmond was just 40 percent from the field. Dayton finished the stanza on a 15-8 run and led 34-27 at the break.

Richmond fought hard to get back in the game and shot a lofty 72.7 percent in the second half, including 6-of-8 from long range. However, Dayton kept its composure and shot 17-of-20 from the free throw line to survive with the win.

Dayton won the rebounding battle, 32-19, which included 15 offensive boards.

Game Notes

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