55
TF 16
FINAL
End
2nd
CBSSN
Fri Dec. 30
6:00pm
BONUS
66
TF 9
DAYTON
10-3
ML: +400
DAYTON -9.5, O/U 151.0
ML: -550
LSALLE
DAYTON

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Dayton beats La Salle 66-55 in Atlantic 10 opener

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Kendall Pollard had 20 points and four steals to lead Dayton to a 66-55 victory over La Salle on Friday night in an Atlantic 10 opener.

Charles Cooke scored 13 points for the Flyers (10-3), who were just 3 of 22 from 3-point range and 15-of-31 shooting from the free-throw line.

Kyle Davis had 12 points and Scoochie Smith added 11 points. They had five assists apiece for Dayton, which has won eight of nine.

Pookie Powell scored 23 points to lead La Salle (6-5), which committed 20 turnovers and 21 fouls. B.J. Johnson added 14 points and 12 rebounds.

The Flyers took the lead for good with about seven minutes left in the first half, and closed on a 16-4 run to take a 38-27 halftime lead. The Explorers pulled to 49-41 with 10:37 to play but didn't' get closer.

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Key Players
Min. Per Game
Pts. Per Game
Ast. Per Game
Reb. Per Game
Field Goal %
Three Point %
Free Throw %
  Offensive rebound by Xeyrius Williams 14.0
  Scoochie Smith missed 3-pt. jump shot 16.0
  Offensive foul turnover on Jordan Price 47.0
  Defensive rebound by B.J. Johnson 1:01
  Scoochie Smith missed 2nd of 2 free throws 1:01
  Scoochie Smith missed 1st of 2 free throws 1:01
  Shooting foul on Isiah Deas 1:01
  Lost ball turnover on Pookie Powell 1:30
  Defensive rebound by La Salle 1:43
  Scoochie Smith missed 3-pt. jump shot 1:45
  Defensive rebound by Dayton 2:06
Team Stats
Points 55 66
Field Goals 18-50 (36.0%) 24-53 (45.3%)
3-Pointers 9-25 (36.0%) 3-22 (13.6%)
Free Throws 10-14 (71.4%) 15-31 (48.4%)
Total Rebounds 36 35
Offensive 7 9
Defensive 27 22
Team 2 4
Assists 12 17
Steals 5 10
Blocks 1 2
Turnovers 20 10
Fouls 21 13
Technicals 0 0
23 PTS, 7 REB, 3 AST
20 PTS, 3 REB, 2 AST
12T
away team logo La Salle 6-5 272855
home team logo Dayton 10-3 382866
Team Stats
away team logo La Salle 6-5 68.3 PPG 37.3 RPG 12.5 APG
home team logo Dayton 10-3 73.8 PPG 37.8 RPG 16.5 APG
Key Players
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P. Powell G 15.8 PPG 3.6 RPG 2.8 APG 41.0 FG%
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K. Pollard F PPG RPG APG FG%
Top Scorers
P. Powell G 23 PTS 7 REB 3 AST
K. Pollard F 20 PTS 3 REB 2 AST
36.0 FG% 45.3
36.0 3PT FG% 13.6
71.4 FT% 48.4
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
P. Powell 23 7 3 7/16 4/7 5/5 1 38 1 0 2 1 6
B. Johnson 14 12 1 5/13 3/8 1/2 2 37 0 0 3 3 9
J. Price 4 4 1 1/7 0/4 2/3 3 37 0 0 7 0 4
A. Stukes 3 1 3 1/4 0/1 1/1 3 27 2 0 1 1 0
T. Washington 2 7 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 4 19 0 0 2 1 6
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
P. Powell 23 7 3 7/16 4/7 5/5 1 38 1 0 2 1 6
B. Johnson 14 12 1 5/13 3/8 1/2 2 37 0 0 3 3 9
J. Price 4 4 1 1/7 0/4 2/3 3 37 0 0 7 0 4
A. Stukes 3 1 3 1/4 0/1 1/1 3 27 2 0 1 1 0
T. Washington 2 7 0 1/2 0/0 0/0 4 19 0 0 2 1 6
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
C. Roberts 6 1 2 2/3 2/2 0/2 5 14 1 0 1 1 0
I. Deas 3 0 1 1/4 0/2 1/1 2 13 1 0 2 0 0
Y. Sakhniuk 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 4 0 1 1 0 0
J. Shuler 0 1 1 0/1 0/1 0/0 1 6 0 0 1 0 1
S. Phiri 0 1 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 5 0 0 0 0 1
D. Henry - - - - - - - - - - - - -
H. Davis - - - - - - - - - - - - -
C. Sullivan - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 55 34 12 18/50 9/25 10/14 21 200 5 1 20 7 27
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
K. Pollard 20 3 2 7/11 1/3 5/8 1 35 4 0 1 1 2
C. Cooke 13 8 2 6/12 0/2 1/6 1 28 3 1 3 4 4
K. Davis 12 4 5 4/8 1/4 3/5 1 36 1 0 1 1 3
S. Smith 11 4 5 3/12 0/7 5/8 3 36 0 0 2 0 4
R. Mikesell 3 0 1 1/2 0/1 1/2 4 15 1 0 0 0 0
Starters PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
K. Pollard 20 3 2 7/11 1/3 5/8 1 35 4 0 1 1 2
C. Cooke 13 8 2 6/12 0/2 1/6 1 28 3 1 3 4 4
K. Davis 12 4 5 4/8 1/4 3/5 1 36 1 0 1 1 3
S. Smith 11 4 5 3/12 0/7 5/8 3 36 0 0 2 0 4
R. Mikesell 3 0 1 1/2 0/1 1/2 4 15 1 0 0 0 0
Bench PTS REB AST FG 3PT FT PF MIN STL BLK TO OREB DREB
J. Crosby 5 6 1 2/4 1/2 0/0 0 20 0 0 0 0 6
X. Williams 2 6 1 1/4 0/3 0/2 3 29 1 1 2 3 3
S. Miller 0 0 0 0/0 0/0 0/0 0 1 0 0 1 0 0
J. Cunningham - - - - - - - - - - - - -
D. Davis - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Gruden - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Bonsu - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Westerfield - - - - - - - - - - - - -
K. Antetokounmpo - - - - - - - - - - - - -
T. Landers - - - - - - - - - - - - -
J. Parsley - - - - - - - - - - - - -
A. Goines - - - - - - - - - - - - -
B. Kanieski - - - - - - - - - - - - -
Total 66 31 17 24/53 3/22 15/31 13 200 10 2 10 9 22