Scores

Final

W Carolina 60

(4-9, 0-2 Southern)

Dayton 71

(8-3, 7-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 18, 2010

    University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio

    1 2 T
    WCU 27 3360
    DAY 27 4471

    Top Performers

    Western Carolina: T. Sumler 15 Pts, 5 Reb, 2 Ast, 3 Stl

    Dayton: C. Wright 30 Pts, 8 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl

    Dayton 71, W. Carolina 60

    Associated Press

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Chris Wright scored 30 points to lead Dayton over Western Carolina 71-60 on Saturday night.

    Wright, the Flyers' leading scorer with 12.3 per game, was 10 of 13 from the field and 10 of 12 from the free-throw line against the Catamounts (4-9).

    Dayton (8-3), which outrebounds its opponents by a plus-6.1 margin, won the battle of the boards 41-30 against Western Carolina. The Flyers scored 34 points in the paint and 21 off of 14 turnovers.

    After a 27-27 tie at halftime, Dayton shot 62.5 percent in the second half (15 of 24) while holding the Catamounts to 12-of-35 shooting (34.3 percent). The Flyers outscored Western Carolina 44-33 after halftime.

    Chris Johnson finished with 15 points for Dayton.

    Trey Sumler paced the Catamounts with 15 points. Mike Williams and Richie Gordon added 12 points each for Western Carolina, which lost its fifth straight.

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    Team Stat Comparison

     
    WCU
    DAY
    Points 60 71
    FG Made-Attempted 23-61 (.377) 23-46 (.500)
    3P Made-Attempted 5-20 (.250) 2-11 (.182)
    FT Made-Attempted 9-14 (.643) 23-33 (.697)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 26 (0/0) 15 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 5 13

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