WBB Falls at #17/15 Dayton 58-57
Feb. 18, 2013
DAYTON, Ohio - A pair of last second shots did not go down as the Duquesne women's basketball team fell to #17/15 Dayton 58-57 on Monday night.
The Dukes fall to 19-6, 8-3 A-10 while the Flyers extend its winning streak to 10 straight games, improving to 22-1 overall and a perfect 10-0 in league play.
Oditte Odisho scored a career-high 14 points off the bench. Wumi Agunbiade added 12 points and Jocelyn Floyd recorded five steals and in the process tied Korie Hlede for the school's all-time record with 334. Stasia King pulled down seven rebounds.
Andrea Hoover led all scorers with 20 points. Kelley Austria scored 17 off the bench for UD.
The first half saw four ties and five lead changes. With Duquesne leading 10-7 after the first media timeout, Dayton went on a 20-9 run over the next seven minutes to make the score 27-19 with 7:27 to play. The Dukes would come back to tie the game at 32-32 on Odisho's jumper and took the lead - 34-32 with 30 seconds left - on a Floyd layup. Floyd closed out the first half scoring by beating a pair of UD defenders to make the score 36-33 heading into halftime.
Duquesne would build a nine point lead after King's jumper made the score 50-41 with 12:34 to play in the second half. However, the Dukes would get stuck on 50 points over the next five minutes. In that span, Dayton went on a 13-0 run to take a 54-50 lead with 8:05 left.
A pair of Ahjah Hall foul shots with 3:21 remaining made the score 57-56 in favor of the Dukes. On the next possession, Ally Malott was fouled and converted a pair of foul shot. That would the final scoring of the game. The next 15 combined possessions came up empty.
Up next for Duquesne is a Sunday afternoon game at UMass.
Duquesne at #17/15 Dayton