Arkansas State vs Dayton

Dayton 74, Arkansas St. 61

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Vee Sanford scored 18 points and Kevin Dillard recorded a double-double as Dayton defeated Arkansas State 74-61 in a nonconference season opener for both teams.

The Flyers had three starters in double figures. Forward Josh Benson scored 14 points on 7-for-9 shooting. Dillard, Sanford's backcourt partner, scored 12 points and had 10 assists, half his team's total.

With Dayton leading 34-27 at halftime, Sanford and Jalen Robinson keyed an early second-half run as the Flyers opened up a 44-29 advantage. Their lead never dipped back into single-digits until the last 2 minutes.

Dayton had a decisive edge in shooting. The Flyers hit 52.8 percent from the floor (28 of 53). Arkansas State, meanwhile, shot just 39.3 percent from the field (22 of 56). The Red Wolves were 6-for-22 on 3-pointers.

Kendrick Washington led Arkansas State with 15 points and nine rebounds. Ed Townsell scored 14 points off the bench.

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Arkansas State Red Wolves
K. Washington, F377-131-492315
B. Peterson, F353-102-28018
T. Finn, G302-61-24426
M. Hooten, G242-73-32217
C. Golden, G192-73-30228
E. Townsel325-101-231214
R. Dickerson91-10-01303
K. Downs80-10-00000
R. Worsham60-10-01020
Totals 22-5611-1630141361
 39.3%68.8% 
Dayton Flyers
D. Oliver, F303-41-23518
J. Robinson, F163-71-12047
J. Benson, C277-90-080414
K. Dillard, G353-134-4610112
V. Sanford, G307-101-102418
D. Scott190-23-40023
A. Gavrilovic182-30-02014
M. Derenbecker141-10-12203
D. Pierre102-40-16105
B. Vonderhaar10-00-00010
Totals 28-5310-1433201874
 52.8%71.4% 
Sun Belt
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Ga. Southern5-012-681
Coast. Car.4-19-9193
UT-Arlington3-213-548
Arkansas St.3-212-673
Georgia St.3-210-7133
Texas St.3-210-7288
UL Lafayette2-312-6122
Little Rock2-311-7208
Troy2-310-9200
S. Alabama2-39-9217
App. St.1-46-10252
UL-Monroe0-56-12298

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Richmond5-011-6121
VCU4-114-424
Dayton4-113-431
La Salle4-110-564
Rhode Island3-211-649
St. Bona.3-211-6100
George Mason2-312-6113
Davidson2-39-7124
Duquesne2-39-9199
Saint Josephs2-38-877
UMass1-411-791
Geo. Wash.1-49-9137
Fordham1-47-11250
Saint Louis1-45-12279
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83