Dayton vs Northern Illinois Final: 60-43 - Recap

Dayton got 12 points from Josh Benson en route to a 60-43 victory over Northern Illinois on Saturday at Dayton Arena.

Dayton won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 20-point spread.

Dayton got 12 points from Devin Oliver and another 11 points from Vee Sanford. Kevin Dillard contributed 3 assists, while Devon Scott cleaned the glass with 10 rebounds.

Northern Illinois got a 17-point performance from Travon Baker, who was supported by 9 points from Akeem Springs. Travon Baker had 2 assists in a losing cause for Northern Illinois, while Akeem Springs grabbed 5 rebounds.

Dayton led at halftime, 26-5.

Dayton had a 34-30 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.