Cunningham’s double-double leads Dayton to 75-52 victory
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Cunningham had 15 points and 11 rebounds and Obadiah Toppin added 19 points to go with nine rebounds as Dayton sprinted to an early lead and coasted to a 75-52 win over Fordham on Saturday afternoon.
Jordan Davis and Jalen Crutcher contributed 10 points apiece with Crutcher dishing out six assists and Davis with five for the Flyers (13-7, 5-2 Atlantic 10 Conference). Cunningham had 10 points and nine rebounds in the first half.
Dayton shot 52 percent from the floor (29-56) while limiting Fordham to 18-of-61 shooting (30 percent). The Flyers also dominated the boards, 46-30.
A Toppin dunk with 12:37 remaining in the first half started the Flyers on a 14-0 run to go up 20-9 after Frankie Policelli drained a 3 at the 8:22 mark. Dayton coasted into the break with a 33-20 advantage and also won the second half 42-32.
Chuba Ohams had 10 points and eight rebounds to lead Fordham (9-11, 0-7), which is still looking for its first conference win. Antown Portley and Nick Honor also chipped in 10 point apiece.