AMHERST, Mass. -- Cady Lalanne scored a career-high 22 points and his 14 rebounds tied his career best as Massachusetts snapped a three-game losing streak by defeating Dayton 76-66 Saturday.
Chaz Williams' layup with 5:12 remaining put the Minutemen (17-9, 7-6 Atlantic 10 Conference) ahead to stay, 62-60. Following a turnover, Williams assisted on Sampson Carter's layup 26 seconds later, one of his nine assists.
The Flyers (14-12, 4-8), who remained winless through six Atlantic 10 road games, used an 11-0 run to lead 54-51 with 11:14 to play. But they were held to six points in the final 8 minutes.
Top-50 prospect Jaylen Nowell committed to Washington on Wednesday. Nowell, a shooting guard, is No. 45 in the ESPN 100.
Mitchell Robinson, the No. 15 player in the country in the Class of 2017, has committed to Western Kentucky.
ESPN College Basketball reporter Myron Medcalf discusses whether Shaquille O'Neal's son Shareef could end up playing at LSU, Kentucky or Michigan State.