Xavier vs Dayton

Dayton 70, Xavier 59

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DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Kevin Dillard scored 17 points and Josh Benson had 16 to lead Dayton to a 70-59 win over Xavier on Saturday.

Dyshawn Pierre and Matt Derenbecker each finished with 10 points for the Flyers (14-11, 4-7 Atlantic 10 Conference), who snapped a two-game losing streak.

Xavier kept the game close midway through the second half, trimming the deficit to 42-39 when Erik Stenger scored on a slam dunk with 11:42 left. But the Musketeers (14-10, 7-4) were unable to pull closer, as Dayton went on a 9-0 run that was capped by Benson's jumper with 9:23 remaining.

The Flyers took their largest lead of the game at 70-56 with 1:23 left on two free throws by Benson, who went 6 of 9 from the floor.

Semaj Christon led Xavier with 17 points but had a game-high five turnovers. Isaiah Stenger scored 12 points and Travis Taylor added 10 points.

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Xavier Musketeers
T. Taylor, F264-42-462310
J. Martin, F202-72-22047
J. Robinson, C260-40-010120
D. Davis, G343-81-20148
S. Christon, G335-187-1032217
I. Philmore274-64-530212
B. Redford181-20-00013
L. Amos130-10-00010
E. Stenger31-10-01042
Totals 20-5116-232862359
 39.2%69.6% 
Dayton Flyers
D. Pierre, F293-74-532310
D. Oliver, F241-31-25123
D. Scott, C30-00-00030
K. Dillard, G385-127-744117
V. Sanford, G252-50-04235
J. Robinson273-73-37149
J. Benson226-84-510416
M. Derenbecker213-42-230110
A. Gavrilovic110-00-00100
B. Vonderhaar00-00-00000
Totals 23-4621-2428112170
 50%87.5% 
Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova16-233-32
Butler12-623-1131
Georgetown12-622-1125
Providence11-722-1222
St. Johns10-821-1244
Xavier9-923-1430
Seton Hall6-1216-1597
DePaul6-1212-20197
Creighton4-1414-19151
Marquette4-1413-19147

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Davidson14-424-835
Dayton13-527-932
Rhode Island13-523-1066
VCU12-626-1015
Richmond12-621-1456
Geo. Wash.10-822-1384
St. Bona.10-818-13121
UMass10-817-1581
La Salle8-1017-16101
Saint Joes7-1113-18178
Duquesne6-1212-19223
Fordham4-1410-21238
George Mason4-149-22222
Saint Louis3-1511-21272
 
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