Deane, Dayton defeat George Washington, 80-52

Updated: January 24, 2013, 4:34 PM ET
Associated Press

DAYTON, Ohio -- Amber Deane had 22 points, leading a group of four Dayton players in double figures, as the No. 17 Flyers cruised past George Washington, 80-52, on Thursday.

Deane also had six rebounds and two steals as Dayton (16-1, 4-0 Atlantic 10) raced out to a 44-26 lead at the half and never looked back. Ally Malott, Samantha MacKay and Cassie Sant scored 17, 13, and 12 points, respectively, in the win.

The game was played on a weekday morning in celebration of Math Day. A total of 6,723 fans attended at UD Arena.

Tara Booker had 10 points and nine rebounds for the Colonials (7-11, 1-3). Shi-Heria Shipp also scored 10 for George Washington.

Dayton forced 22 turnovers, as the Flyers continued their best start in school history.

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