|Dayton vs Duquesne Final: 76-74 - Recap|
Dayton earned a 76-74 victory over Duquesne on Tuesday, getting 22 points from Charles Cooke at Dayton Arena.
Dayton earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the -14.0-point spread.
Kyle Davis had 15 points for Dayton and Scoochie Smith chipped in with 14 points. Dyshawn Pierre had 6 assists for them, while Charles Cooke was the team's top rebounder, grabbing 8 boards.
Duquesne got a 27-point performance from Micah Mason, who was supported by 21 points from Derrick Colter. Derrick Colter had 6 assists in a losing cause for Duquesne, while Darius Lewis grabbed 13 rebounds.
Dayton led at halftime, 76-74.
The rebound battle favored Dayton as they grabbed 41 boards, while Duquesne only had 38
Dayton heads into a battle against Rhode Island. Duquesne, meanwhile, will have their next action against Massachusetts.