IUPU Fort Wayne vs Dayton Wrap - Dayton Wins 81-80
Dayton grabbed an 81-80 win over IUPU Fort Wayne on Saturday, behind a 24-point effort from Dyshawn Pierre at Dayton Arena.
Dayton won the battle on the scoreboard, but not at the payout window as they failed to cover the 17.5-point spread.
Dayton got 17 points from Khari Price and another 10 points from Jordan Sibert. Dyshawn Pierre contributed 4 assists, while Matt Kavanaugh cleaned the glass with 11 rebounds.
IUPU Fort Wayne got an 18-point performance from Pierre Bland, who was supported by 17 points from Steve Forbes. Isaiah McCray had 4 assists in a losing cause for IUPU Fort Wayne, while Joe Edwards grabbed 7 rebounds.
Dayton hit the break leading 44-35 before taking care of business in the second half.
Dayton had a 41-35 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.