EAST LANSING, Mich. -- Tori Jankoska and Aerial Powers each scored 24 points as No. 19 Michigan State outlasted No. 23 Dayton in overtime 96-89 on Sunday.
The Spartans (2-1) trailed by two late in regulation, but Powers hit a layup with nine seconds remaining to send the game into overtime.
Following an Ally Malott 3-pointer to cut Dayton's deficit to one, Michigan State scored six straight points as Jankoska hit a layup to make the score 89-82 in overtime.
Malott hit another triple to pull within four, but Annalise Pickrel made a free throw and Klarissa Bell added two late ones to seal the win.
Pickrel finished with 21 points and Kiana Johnson had 14 for the Spartans. Jankoska grabbed nine rebounds, and Powers and Pickrel each hauled in seven.
Andrea Hoover led the Flyers (2-2) with 25 points and Malott added 19 with a game-high 15 boards.
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