Dayton 56, Fairfield 49
Josh Parker scored 15 points and Kevin Dillard added 12, leading
Dayton to the Old Spice Classic championship game with a 56-49
victory over Fairfield on Friday night.
Dayton (4-1) will go against Minnesota, a 76-69 winner over
Indiana State earlier Friday, in the title matchup.
Parker went 0 for 5 from the floor and didn’t score Thursday
when Dayton beat Wake Forest 80-76.
Rakim Sanders had 17 points for Fairfield (3-3). He had 21
points and seven rebounds in the Stags’ 55-44 victory over Arizona
State on Thursday.
Dillard had a three-point play as Dayton went ahead 54-49 with
62 seconds to play. He added two late free throws after a techical
was called on the Fairfield bench.
After Matt Kavanaugh’s basket with 3 1/2 minutes to play gave
Dayton a 51-46 advantage, Desmond Wade hit a 3 to cut the Fairfield
deficit to 51-49.