No. 19 Michigan St beats No. 23 Dayton 96-89 in OT

Tori Jankoska and Aerial Powers each scored 24 points as No. 19
Michigan State outlasted No. 23 Dayton in overtime 96-89 on
Sunday.

The Spartans (2-1) trailed by two late in regulation, but Powers
hit a layup with nine seconds remaining to send the game into
overtime.

Following an Ally Malott 3-pointer to cut Dayton’s deficit to
one, Michigan State scored six straight points as Jankoska hit a
layup to make the score 89-82 in overtime.

Malott hit another triple to pull within four, but Annalise
Pickrel made a free throw and Klarissa Bell added two late ones to
seal the win.

Pickrel finished with 21 points and Kiana Johnson had 14 for the
Spartans. Jankoska grabbed nine rebounds, and Powers and Pickrel
each hauled in seven.

Andrea Hoover led the Flyers (2-2) with 25 points and Malott
added 19 with a game-high 15 boards.