Dayton Defeats Duquesne 78-67 - Recap

Dayton grabbed a 78-67 win over Duquesne on Saturday, behind a 19-point effort from Obadiah Toppin at A.J. Palumbo Center.

Bettors who backed Dayton were also rewarded, as they covered the closing number as a favorite of -4.0 at sportsbooks.

Ryan Mikesell had 17 points for Dayton and Jalen Crutcher chipped in with 16 points. Jalen Crutcher had 9 assists for them, while Trey Landers was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 9 boards.

Duquesne got a 21-point performance from Eric Williams Jr., who was supported by 12 points from Michael Hughes. Sincere Carry had 8 assists in a losing cause for Duquesne, while Eric Williams Jr. grabbed 9 rebounds.

Dayton led at halftime, 37-30.

Dayton had a 36-23 advantage in the rebounding department as they won the battle in the paint.