Dayton 63, Richmond 62

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Warren Williams scored 17 points and grabbed
eight rebounds in Dayton's 63-62 victory over Richmond on

Norman Plummer and Brian Roberts also scored 14 points apiece
for the Flyers (8-5, 1-1 Atlantic 10), who held off the Spiders
down the stretch in a game that featured 19 lead changes and 13

Roberts broke a 55-all tie with a jumper and Williams added a
layup to give Dayton a four-point lead with 2:52 left.

Richmond's Jermaine Bucknor hit a 3-pointer to cut it to 63-62
with six seconds remaining. Roberts missed two free throws on the
other end but Daon Merritt missed a long shot that would have won
the game for the Spiders at the buzzer.

Merritt finished with 19 points and Steenberge had 16 points and
10 rebounds for Richmond (5-8, 0-2). Bucknor also had 11 points.

The Flyers outrebounded the Spiders 33-30 and shot 63 percent
from the field in the second half. They finished at 43 percent for
the game.