DAYTON, Ohio -- Amber Deane scored 20 points and No. 18 Dayton shot a season-best 57.6 percent (38 of 66) in a 95-47 Atlantic 10 Conference rout of La Salle on Wednesday night.
The Flyers (14-1, 2-0) were even hotter in the first half, when they shot 70 percent (21 of 30) to grab a 51-22 halftime lead.
Dayton's pace slowed at the start of the second half, when it went nearly 3 minutes without a point, but the situation continued to worsen for the Explorers (5-12, 1-1). They scored two points in the first 7 minutes.
Cassie Sant scored 15 points, Kelley Austria 14 and Olivia Applewhite 13 for the Flyers, who got eight each from Ally Malott, Samantha MacKay and Andrea Hoover. Deane and Applewhite had 10 rebounds apiece.
Ebonee Jones had 12 points and Brittany Wilson 10 for La Salle, which was coming off a 72-46 win over Rhode Island.
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