Parker scores 15, Dayton beats Fairfield 56-49

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LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. (AP) -- Josh Parker scored 15 points and Kevin Dillard added 12, leading Dayton to the Old Spice Classic championship game with a 56-49 victory over Fairfield on Friday night.

Dayton (4-1) will go against Minnesota, a 76-69 winner over Indiana State earlier Friday, in the title matchup.

Parker went 0 for 5 from the floor and didn't score Thursday when Dayton beat Wake Forest 80-76.

Rakim Sanders had 17 points for Fairfield (3-3). He had 21 points and seven rebounds in the Stags' 55-44 victory over Arizona State on Thursday.

Dillard had a three-point play as Dayton went ahead 54-49 with 62 seconds to play. He added two late free throws after a techical was called on the Fairfield bench.

After Matt Kavanaugh's basket with 3 1/2 minutes to play gave Dayton a 51-46 advantage, Desmond Wade hit a 3 to cut the Fairfield deficit to 51-49.