Dayton 58, Old Dominion 50

Chris Wright had 16 points and 12 rebounds to help Dayton hold

off Old Dominion 58-50 on Friday night.

The Flyers (7-2), who began a four-game homestand, took their

24th straight home court victory. The streak ties Dayton with Siena

for third among Division I schools. Kansas has 47 and Pittsburgh is

second with 25.

Wright is 31-0 at home for the Flyers, who won their fifth game

in a row.

With Dayton leading 32-27 with 16:07 left, the Monarchs (6-4)

used an 8-0 run to pull ahead 35-32. Wright tied it up on a

three-point play, the first of his 10 straight points, giving the

Flyers a 42-37 lead with 10:19 left.

Old Dominion could get no closer than one the rest of the


Wright had seven turnovers in the first half, none in the

second. Marcus Johnson added 12 points for Dayton.

Gerald Lee scored 15 points for the Monarchs and Keyon Carter

had 12 rebounds.