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
Villanova13-326-32
Butler11-522-613
Creighton9-622-621
Xavier8-718-1020
Marquette8-717-1071
Seton Hall7-817-1048
Providence7-817-1168
St. Johns6-912-16123
Georgetown5-1014-1462
DePaul2-139-19234

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
VCU13-223-526
Dayton13-222-527
Rhode Island10-518-947
Richmond10-516-1196
St. Bona.9-617-1095
George Mason8-718-10110
La Salle8-714-12107
Davidson7-814-12109
Geo. Wash.7-815-13131
Fordham7-813-15196
Saint Louis4-119-19250
UMass3-1213-15180
Saint Josephs3-1210-17166
Duquesne3-1210-18232
 
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ND 54 Final
PROV 71
PITT 69 Final
MU 79
UK 58 Final
TENN 88
FLA 83 Final
AUB 52
OKLA 79 Final
OKST 84
PUR 55 Final
IND 83
CSU 89 Final
AF 86
BUTL 68 Final
FORD 63
GONZ 71 Final
SF 61
DUKE 81 Final
MD 83
BAYL 61 Final
KSU 81
ORE 79 Final
WSU 77
MEMP 71 Final
MRSH 59
MIST 73 Final
NEB 64
SYR 76 Final
SETON 65
BOISE 50 Final
NMEX 60
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