College Basketball: Dayton women fall to No. 23 Green Bay

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College Basketball: Dayton women fall to No. 23 Green Bay

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Dayton sophomore guard Lauren Cannatelli dribbles with pressure from Richmond’s Kylie Murphree during an Atlantic 10 game Feb. 8, 2017, at UD Arena. FILE PHOTO

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Jessica Lindstrom had a career-high 29 points and 17 rebounds to help No. 23 Green Bay beat Dayton 75-64 on Wednesday at UD Arena.

Lindstrom was 8-of-12 shooting in the first half, with five 3-pointers, and scored 21 points as Green Bay built a 40-27 lead. She finished 9 of 14, including 5 of 9 from distance, to top her previous best of 24 points and join the 1,000-point club.

Lauren Cannatelli had 17 points, five rebounds, eight assists and three steals for Dayton (5-3). Jenna Burdette added 16 points on 5-of-13 shooting as the Flyers shot just 37 percent.

Allie Leclaire added 14 points and Frankie Wurtz had 12 for Green Bay (7-1), which entered the Top 25 after beating then-No. 23 Marquette 63-55 last Saturday. The Phoenix entered allowing a nation-best 43.8 points per game.

JaVonna Layfield added 12 points and grabbed eight rebounds and Jayla Scaife had 10 points for Dayton, which had its 11-game winning streak snapped.

The Flyers had a five-plus minute scoring drought in the third quarter as the Phoenix extended it to 56-38 entering the fourth.

The annual School Day game — a math-related field trip for elementary and middle-school students — drew a crowd of 8,416.

Dayton returns to action at home on Sunday, Dec. 17 against James Madison.

NEXT GAME

Sunday, Dec. 17

James Madison at Dayton, 2 p.m., 1660-AM

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