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Final

(17) Dayton 72

(19-1, 7-0 A 10)

Richmond 64

(12-11, 2-5 A 10)

Coverage: ESPNU/WatchESPN

11:00 AM ET, February 3, 2013

ROBINS STADIUM, Nashville, Tennessee

1 2 T
#17DAY 43 2972
RICH 35 2964

Olivia Applewhite scores 18 points off bench in Dayton's win

Associated Press

RICHMOND, Va. -- Olivia Applewhite came off the bench to score 18 points and grab 11 rebounds as No. 17 Dayton remained unbeaten in the Atlantic 10 conference by defeating Richmond 72-64 Sunday.

Andrea Hoover scored 16 points and Ally Mallot had 12 points and 11 rebounds for the Flyers (19-1, 7-0), whose first six conference opponents had averaged just 46.5 points per game.

The Spiders (12-11, 2-5) battled evenly for most of the first half and led 17-16 after Becka Wann's layup 12:28 before halftime.

Applewhite responded with a 3-pointer, however, to put Dayton ahead to stay.

The Flyers led 43-35 at halftime and never trailed in the second half, but their lead never got beyond 13 points. Richmond helped itself by committing just 14 turnovers, compared to 23.3 per game for Dayton's last six opponents.

Wann and Kristina King led the Spiders with 15 points each and Rachael Bilney had 14.

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