Published February 18, 2013
DAYTON, Ohio – Andrea Hoover scored 20 points and Kelley Austria added 17 off the bench as No. 14 Dayton held off Duquesne 58-57 for its 10th consecutive victory Monday night.
The Flyers (22-1, 10-0 Atlantic 10 Conference) trailed 50-41 when Hoover's basket with 12:17 left sparked a 13-0 Dayton run that lasted about 4 ½ minutes and put the Flyers ahead 54-50.
Ahjah Hall's two free throws pushed the Dukes (19-6, 8-3) back ahead 57-56 with 3:21 left, but Ally Malott answered with two foul shots for Dayton 50 seconds later for the decisive Flyers' lead.
Duquesne missed six shots and committed three turnovers in the final 2 ½ minutes, including a pair of failed shot attempts in the final 8 seconds.
Oditte Odisho paced Duquesne with 14 points off the bench.
Dayton shot just 37.5 percent (18 of 48), but made 18 of 22 free throws to Duquesne's 4 of 8.