for this game

Defense leads Dayton past Ball State 59-35

Jan 6, 2010 - 3:24 AM By JEFF GILBERT Associated Press Writer

DAYTON, Ohio(AP) -- Chris Wright scored 10 points and Dayton had its best defensive game of the season in a 59-35 victory over Ball State on Tuesday night.

The Flyers (11-3) held the Cardinals (6-6) to 27.9 percent shooting (12 of 43) from the field - the lowest percentage by an opponent this season.

The Cardinals, who made only 1 of 10 3-point shots, had their worst shooting game of the season.

While it was the fewest points the Flyers allowed this season, it was also one of their lowest scoring outputs in a game marked by long possessions and few second shots.

Dayton shot 45.1 percent (23 of 51) from the field as it extended its homecourt winning streak to 28 games.

Ball State was led by Terrence Watson's eight points. Jarrod Jones entered the game averaging 15.1 points per game, but was held to just three points on 1-of-8 shooting.






  • 10
    roots
    #1 Cards Fan Added 10 roots

    Ball State 35, Dayton 59  FinalJan 6 2:44 PM


  • NCAA BB
    BALL ST 35
    DAYTON 59 FINAL

    Jan 5 10:00 PM


  • NCAA BB
    BALL ST 17
    DAYTON 30 HALFTIME

    Jan 5 8:53 PM