AKRON, Ohio -- Andrea Hoover and Cassie Sant scored 18 points as No. 16 Dayton blew out Akron 90-59 Tuesday in nonconference action.
Samantha Mackay had a strong all-around game with 13 points, 10 assists, seven rebounds, and three steals for Dayton (11-0).
Olivia Applewhite added 15 points and six rebounds off the bench for the Flyers.
Leading 5-4, Dayton went on a 29-10 run to take a 34-14 lead with 9:39 remaining in the first half. Hoover made three of the eight Dayton 3-pointers in the first half and scored 15 points in the period to help the Flyers take a 50-33 lead into halftime.
Dayton opened the second half on a 15-2 run to blow open the game 65-35 with 13:31 left to play.
Akron (8-3) shot just 29.4 percent (10 for 34) in the second half.
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