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.
Andrew White III will return to the Nebraska men's basketball team next season after removing his name from the NBA draft.
Mike Brey is looking at former Notre Dame players to fill two assistant jobs that have opened up with the departures of Martin Ingelsby and Anthony Solomon.
Purdue's 2016-17 prospects got a jolt Wednesday when forward Caleb Swanigan announced he will return for his sophomore season.