Xavier vs Dayton

Dayton 87, Xavier 72

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Kevin Dillard had 16 points and eight assists to lead Dayton to an 87-72 victory over Xavier on Saturday and into first place in the Atlantic 10.

Dayton (14-5, 4-1) built a 13-point halftime lead on 53.1 percent shooting (17 of 32) and kept control throughout the second half as they answered every Xavier attempt to cut into the lead.

Xavier's final run at the lead came in the final four minutes, but 11 was as close as the Musketeers could get.

Matt Kavanaugh led Dayton's inside game with 20 points and nine rebounds, leading Dayton to a 41-29 rebounding advantage. Josh Parker added 16 points and Paul Williams scored 13. The Flyers were much better at the free-throw line, making 22 of 28 while Xavier was 12 of 24.

Xavier (13-6, 4-2) had a four-game winning streak snapped.

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Scoreboard
Xavier (13-6)333972
Dayton (14-5) «464187

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Xavier Musketeers
D. Wells, F282-60-04155
A. Walker, F242-41-52015
K. Frease, C162-81-35235
T. Holloway, G377-165-635121
M. Lyons, G377-143-536320
J. Robinson193-51-25137
D. Davis130-00-01130
T. Taylor131-11-32013
B. Redford72-20-00006
J. Martin60-00-00010
Totals 26-5612-2428162172
 46.4%50% 
Dayton Flyers
C. Johnson, F322-50-06025
L. Fabrizius, F172-70-03236
M. Kavanaugh, C248-94-492420
K. Dillard, G384-115-639116
P. Williams, G273-105-530313
J. Parker255-73-512316
A. Gavrilovic162-33-62137
R. Hill121-12-25114
D. Oliver90-10-05000
Totals 27-5422-2840172087
 50%78.6% 
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova15-332-41
Butler12-625-915
Creighton10-825-1026
Seton Hall10-821-1244
Providence10-820-1356
Marquette10-819-1361
Xavier9-924-1437
St. Johns7-1114-19140
Georgetown5-1314-18107
DePaul2-169-23236

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton15-324-830
VCU14-426-922
Rhode Island13-525-1031
Richmond13-522-1380
St. Bona.11-720-1291
Geo. Wash.10-820-15102
George Mason9-920-14103
La Salle9-915-15137
Davidson8-1017-1589
Fordham7-1113-19215
Saint Louis6-1212-21238
UMass4-1415-18193
Saint Josephs4-1411-20201
Duquesne3-1510-22266
 
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