DAYTON, Ohio -- Devin Oliver scored 15 points and pulled down nine rebounds to lead Dayton to a dominating 84-58 win over Central Michigan Saturday night.
Dayton (8-2) shot a blistering 50 percent in the first half on their way to a 38-24 lead. Five different Flyers scored during a 21-7 run to close the half.
Central Michigan (6-4) struggles continued in the second half, and the Chippewas struggled to get stops. Dayton finished the game shooting 50.9 percent from the field.
Chris Fowler hit a pair of free throws for the Chippewas to cut the lead to 59-49 with 9:08 remaining, but Dayton responded with a 6-0 run.
The Flyers erased all doubt with a 17-4 run in the last four minutes.
Fowler was Central Michigan's lone bright spot, scoring 20 points and dishing five assists.