No. 14 Dayton holds off St. Bonaventure 67-63

The Associated Press

OLEAN, N.Y. (AP) -- Andrea Hoover scored 13 points and Ally Malott had 12 points and 11 rebounds to lead No. 14 Dayton to a 67-63 victory over St. Bonaventure in an Atlantic 10 Conference game Thursday night.

Leading 11-10 with 12:30 left in the first half, the Flyers (23-1, 11-0) scored 10 consecutive points over the next 3:32 to take a 21-10 advantage. The Flyers, who outrebounded the Bonnies 50-35, led 32-24 at halftime.

Dayton's lead ranged from seven to 14 points until St. Bonaventure scored nine straight to close to 65-61 with 9 seconds remaining. Kelley Austria made two free throws for a 67-61 lead for Dayton, which has won 11 straight. Alaina Walker hit a jumper with 1 second left.

Walker scored 17 points, Doris Ortega and Emily Michael 12 each and Katie Healy 11 for the Bonnies (9-17, 2-9), losers of seven straight.

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