DAYTON, Ohio (AP) -- Dawan Robinson scored four points in an 8-0
run to close the game to lead Rhode Island to a 65-56 victory over
Dayton on Saturday.
Rhode Island (14-13, 8-8 Atlantic 10) led by as many as 10
points in the first half but trailed 50-46 after Brian Roberts hit
a jumper with 8:17 left.
The Rams took the lead for good at 53-52 on Robinson's two foul
shots with 6:36 remaining. Norman Plummer hit a layup for Dayton
(14-16, 6-10) to cut the lead to 57-56 with 4:08 left but the
Flyers didn't score again.
Dayton missed its last three shots from the field and had
turnovers on its two other possessions.
Roberts scored 18 points and Monty Smith had 14 -- both off the
bench -- for the Flyers.