Scores

Final

FIU 40

(3-8, 1-5 away)

Dayton 61

(8-3, 5-1 home)

    7:00 PM ET, December 17, 2011

    University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio

    1 2 T
    FIU 30 1040
    DAY 22 3961

    Top Performers

    Florida International: D. Ferguson 20 Pts, 9 Reb, 1 Ast, 1 Stl, 1 Blk

    Dayton: J. Parker 14 Pts, 3 Reb, 5 Ast, 2 Stl, 1 Blk

    Dayton 61, FIU 40

    Associated Press

    DAYTON, Ohio -- Alex Gavrilovic and Josh Parker scored 14 points apiece for Dayton, and the Flyers used a big second half in a 61-40 win over Florida International Saturday night for their third straight win.

    Paul Williams added 12 points for the Flyers (8-3), who won the first-ever meeting between the teams. Gavrilovic's career-high output came after he'd missed the last three games with a sprained ankle. He came in with 13 points in his last seven games.

    The Flyers needed to rally to clinch this contest, though.

    Dayton trailed nearly the entire first half, and the Golden Panthers led 30-22 at halftime.

    But Josh Benson's jumper to open the second half and then a pair of free throws less than a minute later sparked a 15-3 Dayton run. Dayton led the rest of the way, outscoring FIU 39-10 in the second half.

    Dominique Ferguson scored 20 points to lead FIU (3-8).

    Copyright by STATS LLC and The Associated Press

    SPONSORED HEADLINES

    Team Stat Comparison

     
    FIU
    DAY
    Points 40 61
    FG Made-Attempted 15-35 (.429) 21-48 (.438)
    3P Made-Attempted 2-10 (.200) 4-20 (.200)
    FT Made-Attempted 8-16 (.500) 15-23 (.652)
    Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 24 (0/0) 20 (0/0)
    Largest Lead 10 22

    2011-12 Season

    DATEGAMELINKS
    » Dec 17, 2011 @DAY 61, FIU 40Recap