Dayton runs past Rhode Island, 75-59
Three other Flyers finished in double figures, led by Dyshawn Pierre's 19 and Kendall Pollard's 18. Pierre also added 11 rebounds for the Dayton (23-6, 13-4 Atlantic-10), which has won six of its last seven games and 21 straight at home.
The Flyers, who moved into sole possession of first-place in the Atlantic-10 with the win, shot 57.1 percent from the field and hit 24 of its 31 free throw attempts.
Dayton closed the first half on an 18-8 stretch and led 36-28 at the break. The Flyers pushed their lead as high as 19 on a Pierre jumper with 1:27 left in the second.
E.C. Mathews scored 18 to lead the Rams (20-8, 12-5).