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 (0-1)273461
Dayton (1-0) «344074

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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. Southern0-05-033
Georgia St.0-03-181
UT-Arlington0-02-12
App. St.0-03-2327
Coast. Car.0-03-2124
S. Alabama0-03-2150
UL Lafayette0-03-277
Arkansas St.0-02-2205
Troy0-02-3203
Texas St.0-01-2152
UL-Monroe0-01-2133
Little Rock0-00-4279

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Saint Louis0-03-138
UMass0-03-1100
Davidson0-02-15
Duquesne0-02-1212
Rhode Island0-02-121
Saint Josephs0-02-156
St. Bona.0-02-1326
George Mason0-03-2206
La Salle0-03-2106
VCU0-03-2265
Dayton0-02-2144
Geo. Wash.0-02-2231
Fordham0-01-3149
Richmond0-01-3275
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83