Richmond 19 29 48
Dayton 34 26 60
Date of game: 3/8/2014

Recap: Dayton vs. Richmond

Dayton, OH (SportsNetwork.com) - Led by 16 points and 10 rebounds from Devin Oliver, the Dayton Flyers downed the Richmond Spiders, 60-48, in an Atlantic 10 Conference matchup at UD Arena.

For the Flyers (22-9, 10-6 A-10), Vee Sanford added 14 points and Jordan Sibert chipped in with 12 points.

Kendall Anthony led all scorers with 20 points for the Spiders (18-13, 8-8), while Terry Allen scored 17 in the loss.

Dayton shot 48 percent from the field in the first half, including 4-of-8 from beyond the 3-point arc. The Flyers used a 13-0 run late in the half to break open a close game, as they took a 34-19 advantage into the break. Richmond had problems finding the basket, hitting on just 31.6 percent from the field in the first half.

After intermission, the Flyers struggled from the field, making just 31.8 percent of their field goal tries, including 3-of-8 from 3-point range. The Spiders heated up to connect on 52.4 percent of their field goal tries in the second, but just 2-of-7 from beyond the arc. Despite its improved shooting, Richmond got no closer than eight in the final period, as Dayton held the Spiders off for the victory.

The Flyers had won the battle on the boards by outrebounding the Spiders, 33-26. Dayton also finished with a 15-9 scoring advantage from the free-throw line, and a 25-5 edge in bench points.

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