Recap - Dayton Defeats Murray State 72-51
|Recap - Dayton Defeats Murray State 72-51|
Dayton cruised to victory on Sunday, running Murray State out of the gym and running up a 72-51 score at Dayton Arena.
Dayton won and also put money in the pockets of their supporters by covering the 13.5-point spread as favorites.
Dyshawn Pierre had 19 points for Dayton and Devin Oliver chipped in with 12 points. Khari Price had 5 assists for them, while Devin Oliver was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 12 boards.
Murray State got 13 points from Cameron Payne in a losing cause and another 12 points from T.J. Sapp. Cameron Payne contributed 6 assists for them, while Jonathan Fairell had 4 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Dayton were victorious, as the score was 33-25 at the break.
Dayton won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 44-24.