Created on Thursday, 07 March 2013 Written by THE ASSOCIATED PRESS
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Kevin Dillard scored 18 points Wednesday night to lead Dayton to a 75-63 victory over St. Bonaventure in Atlantic 10 Conference play.
On Senior Night, the senior guard Dillard excelled. He scored 10 of his points in the first half, had eight assists and two turnovers in 35 minutes of play. Fellow senior Josh Benson added 11 points. Dyshawn Pierre scored 12 points, hitting all three 3-point attempts. Guard Vee Sanford finished with 14 points and four assists, with one turnover in 25 minutes.
St. Bonaventure (14-14, 7-8) got 22 points from Demitrius Conger (8 of 11 from the floor). But Eric Mosley was the only other Bonnie in double figures with 13.
Leading 32-27 at halftime, the Flyers opened the second half on a 12-2 run to lead 44-29. The Bonnies would close within six points, the last time at 57-51. But Dayton led 75-59 with a minute left.