DAYTON, Ohio -- Josh Benson's 17 points led five Dayton scorers in double figures as the Flyers defeated Duquesne 72-56 Saturday.
Trailing 20-13 with 7:48 left in the first half, Dayton (12-7, 2/3 Atlantic 10 Conference) outscored Duquesne 17-4 to take a 30-24 halftime lead. The Flyers then began the second half with an 11-2 run for a 41-26 advantage.
Dayton's Kevin Dillard and Vee Sanford, with fellow guard Khari Price limited to 4 minutes after taking a knee to the thigh, held Duquesne's two leading scorers, Sean Johnson and Derrick Colter, to two points each. Colter was 0-for-11 from the field and Johnson 1-for-6 as the Dukes (7-13, 0-6) lost their eighth consecutive game.
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