DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Daron Holmes had 22 points in Dayton’s 69-57 victory over Duquesne on Wednesday night to open the Atlantic 10 Conference schedule.
Holmes had 13 rebounds for the Flyers (9-5). R.J. Blakney shot 7 for 11, including 3 for 4 from beyond the arc to add 17 points. Mustapha Amzil recorded 13 points and shot 5 for 12, including 3 for 5 from beyond the arc.
Jimmy Clark III finished with 15 points, eight rebounds and three steals for the Dukes (10-4). Duquesne also got 11 points and four assists from Tevin Brewer. In addition, Dae Dae Grant had eight points and two steals.
Dayton led Duquesne 37-32 at the half, with Blakney (12 points) their high scorer before the break. Dayton outscored Duquesne by seven points over the final half, while Holmes led the way with a team-high 12 second-half points.
Both teams next play Saturday. Dayton visits Davidson while Duquesne hosts Rhode Island.
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