Dayton 81, FAU 56

Devin Oliver had 13 points and 14 rebounds and Jalen Robinson

added a career-high 14 boards as Dayton pulled away from Florida

Atlantic 81-56 Saturday night for its fourth straight victory.

Oliver, who posted his fourth double-double in a row, had seven

offensive boards and Robinson grabbed six, equaling the Owls’ total

on the offensive glass. The Flyers (8-2) outrebounded Florida

Atlantic 45-31.

Matt Derenbecker led Dayton with 15 points, Kevin Dillard had 14

and Vee Sanford 12.

Dillard scored six points in the first 1:53 en route to an 8-0

Flyers lead, but the Owls answered with a 12-0 run, with Greg Gantt

contributing seven points.

The momentum then swung back to Dayton. After an 18-2 spurt, the

Flyers maintained a double-digit cushion.

Gantt scored 26 points and Stefan Moody added 13 for the Owls

(5-5), who ended their three-game winning streak in the first

meeting between the programs.