Dayton beats Bonnies 78-61 for fifth straight win

ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) Jordan Sibert scored 22 points and Dayton made 14 3-pointers in taking a 78-61 victory over St. Bonaventure on Thursday night for the Flyers' fifth straight win.

Sibert had four 3-pointers as did Scoochie Smith, who finished with 14 points. Dyshawn Pierre added 15 points and Darrell Davis 11 for Dayton (12-2, 2-0 Atlantic-10), which shot 55.8 percent, including 14 of 24 from behind the arc (58.3).

Marcus Posley led St. Bonaventure (8-5, 1-1) with 17 points. Dion Wright added 13 and Andell Cumberbatch 10 for the Bonnies, who shot 41.7 percent. Youssou Ndoye had nine rebounds, ending his streak of double-figure boards at 10 straight games, tied for the nation's longest streak this season.

Dayton led by eight at halftime and went by double figures for good on a basket by Sibert with 12 minutes left. Three-pointers by Sibert and Smith put the Flyers up by 20 with 1:28 left.

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