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Hot-shooting Dayton downs Detroit Mercy 98-59

Dec. 4, 2018 9:17 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin scored a career-high 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds, Josh Cunningham added 20 points, and Dayton shot 71 percent in the first half to beat Detroit Mercy 98-59 on Tuesday night. Jalen Crutcher added 16 points with six assists and Jordan Davis had 13...

No. 25 Mississippi State rallies for 65-58 win over Dayton

Nov. 30, 2018 10:07 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Mississippi State coach Ben Howland extended his hand to Dayton's Anthony Grant and borrowed a line from the end of the first "Rocky" movie — no, he doesn't want a rematch. That's how the night went for the 25th-ranked Bulldogs. Nick Weatherspoon hit a pair of 3-pointers in the...

Austin Peay beats Troy 79-74 in OT

Nov. 29, 2018 11:46 PM EST

TROY, Ala. (AP) — Chris Porter-Bunton had 16 points and 15 rebounds, Zach Glotta scored 17 points, and Austin Peay beat Troy 79-74 in overtime on Thursday night. Glotta made two 3-pointers in overtime, the first to open the scoring and the second to give the Governors (3-4) the lead for good at 76-74 with...

The Latest: No. 4 Virginia tops Middle Tennessee in Bahamas

Nov. 21, 2018 11:48 PM EST

PARADISE ISLAND, Bahamas (AP) — The Latest on the Battle 4 Atlantis tournament in the Bahamas (all times local): 11:35 p.m. De'Andre Hunter had 15 points, nine assists and eight rebounds to help fourth-ranked Virginia beat Middle Tennessee 74-52 in the last first-round game at the Battle 4 Atlantis on...

Cunningham leads Dayton past Purdue Fort Wayne 91-80

Nov. 16, 2018 10:11 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Josh Cunningham scored 20 points and Dayton moved to 3-0 to start the season as the Flyers came back from a halftime deficit to beat Purdue Fort Wayne, 91-80 on Friday night. Dayton shot 60.7 percent from the field in the second half, roaring back from a 47-42 halftime deficit....

Dayton beats Coppin State 76-46

Nov. 10, 2018 9:33 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin scored 19 on 8-of-10 shooting, Ryan Mikesell had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Dayton beat Coppin State 76-46 on Saturday night. The Flyers (2-0) dominated both halves, leading by as much as 25 before the intermission and extending the lead to 76-37 before the Eagles (0-2)...

Dayton rides Yinger to 63-20 win over Morehead State

Nov. 10, 2018 4:57 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Tucker Yinger rushed for 264 yards and scored four touchdowns and Dayton routed Morehead State 63-20 on Saturday. Yinger carried it 18 times for an average of 14.7 yards. He played just a little more than 2½ quarters and finished 37 yards off the school's single-game rushing record...

US citizen pleads not guilty to terrorist-supporting charge

Nov. 8, 2018 5:49 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — An Ohio man accused of trying to fly overseas to train with an Islamic State-affiliated group has pleaded not guilty to a federal charge of attempting to provide material support and resources to a foreign terrorist organization. Court records show Naser Almadaoji (NAH'-ser...

Toppin's 18, 10 in 1st start lifts Dayton past North Florida

Nov. 7, 2018 10:05 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin, pressed into starting in his first collegiate game, scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Dayton to a 78-70 win over North Florida in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday night. Jordan Davis added 16 points and Trey Landers added 15 with 10 rebounds for...

Lauer leads the way in Drake's 28-17 win over Dayton

Oct. 20, 2018 5:51 PM EDT

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Drew Lauer had 28 carries for 140 yards and two touchdowns to lead Drake to a 28-17 win against Dayton on Saturday. Drake (4-2, 3-1 Pioneer Football League) has won four of its last five, and the Bulldogs defense has surrendered just 13.4 points a contest over that stretch. Richie...