March Madness - Florida Defeats Dayton 62-52 - Recap
Florida grabbed a 62-52 win over Dayton on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from Scottie Wilbekin at FedExForum.
Florida did not, however, defeat Dayton against the spread, which closed at 10.5 at most sportsbooks.
Florida got 12 points from Patric Young and another 10 points from Michael Frazier II. Scottie Wilbekin contributed 3 assists, while Dorian Finney-Smith cleaned the glass with 9 rebounds.
Dayton got an 18-point performance from Dyshawn Pierre, who was supported by 12 points from Devin Oliver. Dyshawn Pierre had 5 assists in a losing cause for Dayton, while Matt Kavanaugh grabbed 8 rebounds.
Florida led at halftime, 38-24.
Florida won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 37-26.