Saint Joseph's Falls to Dayton 58-54
Courtesy: SJU Athletic Communications  
Release:  01/19/2005

Jan. 19, 2005

Box Score

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Warren Williams had 17 points and four assists to lead Dayton to a 58-54 victory over Saint Joseph's on Wednesday.

Saint Joseph's (7-7, 4-1 Atlantic 10) started the second half with a 29-26 lead over Dayton (10-5, 3-1) and maintained a lead until the 7:58 mark when Norman Plummer scored a 3-pointer to put Dayton ahead 45-44. Saint Joseph's came back with a 3-pointer by Chet Stachitas to take the lead and kept it until Marques Bennett scored on a 3-pointer to put Dayton ahead 50-49 with 5:21 left to play.

Dayton kept the lead the rest of the way. With seven seconds remaining, Dwayne Lee hit a free-throw shot to cut the Flyers' lead to 56-54, but Plummer hit a layup with three seconds left to give Dayton its final margin of victory.

Stachitas led Saint Joseph's with 18 points, while Pat Carroll added 14. Dwayne Jones led the game in rebounds with 11.