Recap - Illinois State Defeats Dayton 81-75

Recap - Illinois State Defeats Dayton 81-75

Illinois State got 20 points from Daishon Knight en route to an 81-75 victory over Dayton on Saturday at Redbird Arena.

Illinois State was the ATS victor, as they covered the 7-point spread as an underdog.

Illinois State got 16 points from Bobby Hunter and another 13 points from Zach Lofton. Daishon Knight contributed 4 assists, while Daishon Knight cleaned the glass with 6 rebounds.

Dayton got a 14-point performance from Vee Sanford, who was supported by 13 points from Jordan Sibert. Jordan Sibert had 3 assists in a losing cause for Dayton, while Devin Oliver grabbed 6 rebounds.

Illinois State led at halftime, 39-32.

The rebound battle favored Dayton as they grabbed 37 boards, while Illinois State only had 29.