Dayton shot 54.4 percent from the field, made 10 of 24 3-pointers (41.7 percent) and committed only eight turnovers. Branden Maughmer led Cedarville with 13 points.
FIRST-HALF RECAP: Two newcomers started. Chatman and Johnson joined three returning starters in the lineup: Crutcher, Toppin and Mikesell.
Watson led the Flyers with 13 points in the first half. He made 3 of 4 3-pointers as Dayton built a 46-33 halftime lead.
Chatman, Toppin and Mikesell each scored six points. Toppin had two dunks.
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Watson, Trey Landers and Cohill were the first players off the bench. All 10 available scholarship players, including Sissoko and Matos, saw action in the first nine minutes, and everyone played at least seven minutes in the half. Everyone scored except Matos.