Dayton vs Xavier

Xavier 70, Dayton 69

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ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) - Tu Holloway scored 21 points and Kenny Frease had 17 to lead Xavier to a 70-69 win over Dayton on Friday night and advance to the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament semifinals.

Mark Lyons put Xavier up on a layup with 21 seconds remaining to send the third-seeded Musketeers (20-11) into Saturday's semifinal against Saint Louis.

Chris Johnson missed the go-ahead 3-point attempt for Dayton (19-12). Kevin Dillard led the sixth-seeded Flyers with 18 points. Paul Williams and Josh Parker each scored 11.

There was a small fire at Boardwalk Hall that did not disrupt play nor force fans to leave the building. After the building became smoky late in the second half, the public address announcer said the fire had been extinguished and there "was no cause for alarm."

Xavier shot 56 percent from the floor (14 of 25) in the second half to rally from a 38-28 halftime deficit.

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Dayton Flyers
D. Oliver, F342-44-48138
C. Johnson, F252-80-04045
M. Kavanaugh, C293-82-25238
K. Dillard, G376-154-536318
P. Williams, G343-92-230311
J. Parker193-64-521111
L. Fabrizius111-32-20125
A. Gavrilovic111-11-21033
Totals 21-5419-2233112269
 38.9%86.4% 
Xavier Musketeers
A. Walker, F271-40-05052
D. Wells, F253-52-45039
K. Frease, C344-79-1473217
T. Holloway, G388-163-452121
M. Lyons, G324-83-325312
J. Robinson112-30-04024
D. Davis100-00-00020
J. Martin101-31-42023
B. Redford70-10-00000
T. Taylor61-30-01002
Totals 24-5018-2932102070
 48%62.1% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Dayton14-425-822
St. Bona.14-422-930
VCU14-425-1137
Saint Joes13-528-821
Geo. Wash.11-728-1068
Davidson10-820-1364
Rhode Island9-917-15120
Fordham8-1017-14176
Richmond7-1116-16121
Duquesne6-1217-17162
UMass6-1214-18170
George Mason5-1311-21202
Saint Louis5-1311-21206
La Salle4-149-22233

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova16-235-54
Xavier14-428-67
Seton Hall12-625-919
Providence10-824-1140
Butler10-822-1156
Creighton9-920-15100
Marquette8-1020-13110
Georgetown7-1115-18106
DePaul3-159-22199
St. Johns1-178-24246
 
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Temple 71
Iowa 75 Final
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MD 69 Final
NC 85
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Kentucky 60
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Wisc 79
Alabama 63 Final
Florida 66
Minn 69 Final
Michigan 73
VT 56 Final
DUKE 60
Cincinnati 71 Final
Syracuse 68
Baylor 81 Final
Kansas 72
Purdue 71 Final
Ohio St 88
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SDSU 79
Miami-FL 71 Final
Florida St 82
Louisville 64 Final
ND 50
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N Mexico 72 Final
UNLV 67