Purdue Fort Wayne, playing at UD Arena for the first time since 2013, made 13 of 29 3-pointers. It made 3 of 12 in the second half after making 10 of 17 in the first half. Kason Harrell led the Mastodons with 20 points.
The Flyers faced a halftime deficit for the first time this season, giving up a 10-1 run in the last two minutes to Purdue Fort Wayne and falling behind 47-42 in the third game of the season.
Fort Wayne made 10 of 17 3-pointers and committed only three turnovers. Dayton had seven turnovers and made 2 of 8 3-pointers.
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Cunningham led the Flyers with nine points on 4-of-5 shooting. Matos and Crutcher each scored seven.
Harrell led the Mastodons with 13 points. He made 3 of 5 3-pointers. Seven different players made 3-pointers for Fort Wayne.
Dayton shot 61 percent from the field and out-rebounded Fort Wayne 15-12.