Cunningham leads Dayton past Purdue Fort Wayne 91-80
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Josh Cunningham scored 20 points and Dayton moved to 3-0 to start the season as the Flyers came back from a halftime deficit to beat Purdue Fort Wayne, 91-80 on Friday night.
Dayton shot 60.7 percent from the field in the second half, roaring back from a 47-42 halftime deficit. Cunningham, Trey Landers and Jalen Crutcher each scored 11 points in the final 20 minutes.
Cunningham hit 9 of 10 from the field and grabbed eight rebounds. Crutcher finished with 18 points and Landers 15.
Purdue Fort Wayne (2-3) has lost all three of its games on the road, at UCLA and Ohio State, before falling to Dayton.
The Flyers have swept all three games of a season-opening home stand and now heads to Nassau, Bahamas for three games in the Battle 4 Atlantis, starting with Butler Wednesday.
Updated November 16, 2018