The Flyers scored the last eight points of the first half to take a 40-36 halftime lead.
Dayton's star: Cunningham made 4 of 5 shots from the field and 7 of 9 free throws. He led the Flyers with 15 points.
Georgia State's star: Devin Mitchell made 3 of 4 3-pointers. He led the Panthers with 12 points.
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Key stat: Dayton made 14 of 20 free throws. Georgia State made 5 of 11.
Rebound edge: Dayton held a 21-12 advantage on the boards.
Back in action: Xeyrius Williams returned to the court after missing five games. He had a rebound and an assist in the first half.
Lineup change: Freshman guard Jordan Davis made his second start of the season for Dayton. John Crosby moved back into the starting lineup, replacing Jalen Crutcher. Kostas Antetokounmpo came off the bench after starting the last six games.
Dayton's Josh Cunningham dunks against Georgia State on Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017, at UD Arena.