Tulsa Defeats Dayton in Spokane


Friday, March 21st 2003, 12:00 am
By: News On 6


(Spokane, Washington-AP) -- Jason Parker, Kevin Johnson and Dante Swanson shot the Dayton Flyers right out of the NCAA tournament.

Parker and Swanson each scored 24 points and Johnson added 16 as Tulsa surprised Number Four Dayton 84-to-71 last night.

The Golden Hurricane, who have won eight straight games, will play Wisconsin tomorrow in the second round of the Midwest Regional. The Badgers advanced with an 81-to-74 win over Weber State.

Tulsa is 23-and-9.

Keith Waleskowski had 13 points and ten rebounds for Dayton, which earned the Number Four seed after winning the Atlantic Ten tournament on its home court last weekend. Ramod Marshall scored 21 and Sean Finn had 12 for the Flyers.

Dayton is 24-and-6.