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. Southern0-05-164
UT-Arlington0-03-13
Coast. Car.0-04-2106
UL Lafayette0-04-295
Georgia St.0-03-2163
App. St.0-03-3344
S. Alabama0-03-3255
Troy0-03-3142
Texas St.0-02-2259
Arkansas St.0-02-4249
UL-Monroe0-01-3227
Little Rock0-00-4221

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Bona.0-03-1330
Davidson0-02-112
Duquesne0-02-1244
Rhode Island0-03-27
Saint Louis0-03-2129
UMass0-03-2148
George Mason0-03-3233
La Salle0-03-3123
VCU0-03-3232
Dayton0-02-2165
Saint Josephs0-02-3109
Geo. Wash.0-02-4190
Fordham0-01-3194
Richmond0-01-4240
 
Other games
EVAN 49 Final
ND 58
SIUE 69 Final
MIZZ 83