Dayton defeats Charlotte 75-65 in A-10 action

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DAYTON, Ohio. (AP) — Chris Johnson scored 22 points as Dayton rode a big second half en route to a 75-65 win over Charlotte Wednesday night in Atlantic 10 Conference action.

The Flyers (16-9, 6-5), who trailed 33-30 at intermission, outscored Charlotte 45-32 in the second half to end the 49ers' brief two-game winning streak. Chris Braswell had a superb game for Charlotte (12-12, 4-7), scoring 27 points — 16 in the first half.

Braswell hit 8 of 13 field goal attempts, including one 3-pointer, and went 10 of 12 at the foul line. But the only other 49ers player in double figures was Jamar Briscoe with 11 points.

Johnson, who grabbed nine rebounds and just missed a double-double, got help from Devin Oliver and Kevin Dillard with 14 and 13 points, respectively.

Dayton had a huge advantage on 3-pointers, hitting 11 of 27 treys. Charlotte was just 2 of 14 from the arc.

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