Murray State vs Dayton Recap - Dayton Wins 77-68
|Murray State vs Dayton Recap - Dayton Wins 77-68|
Dayton grabbed a 77-68 win over Murray State on Saturday, behind a 23-point effort from Vee Sanford at Dayton Arena.
Bettors who backed Dayton were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of 4.5 at sportsbooks.
Kevin Dillard had 18 points for Dayton and Matt Derenbecker chipped in with 14 points. Kevin Dillard had 10 assists for them, while Devin Oliver was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 11 boards.
Murray State got 20 points from Isaiah Canaan in a losing cause and another 17 points from Ed Daniel. Isaiah Canaan contributed 5 assists for them, while Ed Daniel had 13 rebounds.
First-half bettors who backed Murray State were victorious, as the score was 41-36 at the break.
Murray State won the battle of the boards, outrebounding their counterparts 35-34.