Roberts leads all scorers as Dayton beats Loyola, Md., 91-74
DAYTON, Ohio (AP)—Brian Roberts put up 20 points to lead five Dayton players in double digit scoring, and the Flyers cruised by Loyola, Md., 91-74 Saturday night for their ninth straight win.
Marcus Johnson scored 16, Charles Little had 12, Jimmy Binnie added 11 and Andres Sandoval contributed 10 in the Flyers’ spread out scoring attack.
After falling behind 4-2 nearly a minute into the game, Dayton (10-1) tied the game on a jumpshot by Kurt Huelsman 90 seconds later and never again relinquished the lead. The Flyers saw their largest lead of 20 points 5:20 into the second half.
Marquis Sullivan scored 15 points to lead Loyola (5-6), which shot 51 percent from the floor.
Dayton shot 49 percent, but dominated the game with points off turnovers (32) and second-chance points (21).