No. 19 Dayton 60, Michigan St. 53

Cassie Sant scored 19 points, grabbed five boards and had four

assists as No. 19 Dayton women defeated Michigan State 60-53

Saturday, snapping an eight-game winning streak for the


Andrea Hoover (10 rebounds) and Ally Malott scored 12 points

apiece for Dayton.

Dayton (10-0) missed 13 of its first 18 shots as Michigan State

(8-1) opened up a 22-10 lead with 8:17 left in the first half. But

Sant hit a 3-pointer, sparking a 22-7 run over an 11-minute span

that gave the Flyers a 32-29 lead 3 minutes into the second half.

Sant, who had 11 points during the spurt, capped the run with a


The Flyers, who did not shoot a free throw in the first half,

hit 10 of 12 attempts from the stripe in the second half.

Becca Mills’ 18 points led Michigan State, but the Spartans made

just 19 of 64 shots.