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Duquesne falls for 4th time in past 5 games

| Wednesday, Feb. 7, 2018, 10:36 p.m.

DAYTON, Ohio — Dayton shot 83 percent from the field in the second half and handed Duquesne its fourth loss in the past five games, prevailing 88-73 in an Atlantic 10 game Wednesday.

Rene Castro-Caneddy had 21 points to lead the Dukes (15-10, 6-6). Tarin Smith had 14, Eric Williams Jr. 13 and Mike Lewis II 12.

Josh Cunningham had 21 points and 11 rebounds for Dayton (11-12, 5-6 Atlantic 10). The Flyers' second-half shooting percentage was their second-best half in program history. On March 1, 1986, Dayton made 19 of 22 shots (86 percent) against Southern in the first half.

Dayton led 29-26 at the break and had an 18-3 run early in the second half.

Duquesne beat Dayton at home 70-62 on Dec. 30 in the conference opener for both teams.

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