Roberts scores 24 points, leads Dayton over Bonnies 78-73

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OLEAN, N.Y. (AP)—Brian Roberts scored 24 points to lead Dayton to a 78-73 victory over St. Bonaventure in Atlantic 10 Conference play Wednesday night.

Marcus Johnson and Andres Sandoval each had 13 points for the Flyers (19-9, 7-8 A10).

For the Bonnies (8-21, 2-13), Michael Lee scored a career-high 27 points and had nine rebounds. Tyler Relph added 20 points and Zarryon Fereti scored 16.

London Warren made a 3-pointer to put the Flyers ahead for good, 67-64, with 4:43 remaining.

The Flyers held a 17-point lead with 13:49 to play in the first half, but the Bonnies rallied to end the half with a 43-43 tie. The second half had four ties and nine lead changes. Neither team led by more than five points in the second half.

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Top Performers

 Top Performers
 Dayton
Brian Roberts Brian Roberts
9-14,  24 Pts
1 Rebs, 3 Assists
 St. Bonaventure
Michael Lee Michael Lee
8-13,  27 Pts
9 Rebs, 1 Assists

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