DAYTON, Ohio -- Devin Oliver and Josh Benson turned in double-doubles and five Dayton players scored in double figures as the Flyers topped Miami (Ohio) 83-61 in the 130th meeting of the nonconference rivals Saturday night.
Dayton leads the all-time rivalry 69-61. The Flyers are 7-2 for the third time in four years.
Dillard's layup put Dayton up 37-33 just before halftime, and then the Flyers used a 14-2 run early in the second half to take a 53-40 lead and strolled to victory from there.
Dayton shot 52.5 percent (31 of 59) from the floor and won the rebound battle 45-22.
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