No. 17 Dayton 60, VCU 49
Andrea Hoover, Cassie Sant and Olivia Applewhite each notched
double-doubles as No. 17 Dayton continued its best Atlantic 10
Conference start, defeating Virginia Commonwealth 60-49 Wednesday
All three players grabbed 10 rebounds, with Hoover scoring 15
points, Sant 12 and Applewhite 10. The Flyers (18-1, 6-0), who
entered 13th nationally with a plus-9.4 rebound margin, outboarded
Robyn Parks, who entered leading the A-10 with 17.8 points per
game, scored 17 with 13 rebounds for her seventh double-double of
the season. Adaeze Alaeze added 14 points while hitting 7 of 8 free
throws for the Rams (8-13, 1-5).
The teams entered one-two atop the A-10 3-point shooting
standings, but VCU made just 3 of 12 Wednesday while the Flyers hit
6 of 19.
VCU went nearly 8 minutes without scoring late in the first
half, and Dayton used a 19-0 run en route to a 37-19 halftime