Cunningham scores 21 to lift Dayton over Davidson 74-73

Posted at 8:54 PM, Feb 19, 2019
and last updated 2019-02-19 20:54:18-05

DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Josh Cunningham scored 21 points, including the game-winning free throw with 2.2 seconds left, and Dayton beat Davidson 74-73 on Tuesday night, snapping the Wildcats' 17-game home win streak.

Jon Axel Gudmundsson's layup tied it at 73 with 11 seconds left, capping a 25-7 Davidson run, but Cunningham made 1 of 2 free throws to win it.

Cunningham shot 9 for 10 from the line.

Obi Toppin had 18 points and 12 rebounds for Dayton (17-9, 9-4 Atlantic 10 Conference). Jordan Davis added 15 points and Ryan Mikesell had 10.

Gudmundsson had 26 points and eight rebounds for the Wildcats (19-7, 10-3). Kellan Grady added 18 points and KiShawn Pritchett had 13.

Dayton takes on Saint Louis at home on Saturday. Davidson faces Rhode Island on the road on Friday.


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