Hawks stay hot and pull off upset, 97-84. The Dayton Flyers (12-8) flew into Hagan Hall on Hawk Hill to take on the suddenly hot, St. Joe’s Hawks (3-14). For the first time this season, the parents of the players were permitted in the building to help celebrate Senior Night.
A big first half saw the Hawks soar to a 54-38 lead and seemed to have this one in their back pocket. Dayton fired back with a 19-3 run to get within three points with just over 13 minutes left. Showing their grit, the Hawks answered with a 26-10 run to blow it open.
Two Seniors stepped up with Taylor Funk leading the way with a monster 36 points. Ryan Daly added 25 going 9–19 from the field. Cameron Brown poured in 18 and the steady, Jordan Hall was good for 16.
For the Flyers, Jalen Crutcher paced with 17, with Ibi Watson collecting 16. Balanced scoring with RJ Blackney adding 15 complimented by Zimi Nwokeji and his 13.
Hawks stay hot and pull off upset over the Dayton Flyer.