George Washington vs Dayton

Dayton 67, George Washington 50


DAYTON, Ohio (AP) - Devin Oliver scored a season-high 19 points and Dayton defeated George Washington for the second time in four days, taking a 67-50 win Tuesday night in the first round of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament.

The sixth-seeded Flyers (20-11), who posted their fifth straight 20-win season, will face third-seeded Xavier in Friday's quarterfinals in Atlantic City, N.J.

Coming off a 75-59 victory over the Colonials on March 3, Dayton jumped out to a 31-17 halftime lead.

George Washington got within five, at 48-43 with 7:05 remaining, on a David Pellom layup. Chris Johnson answered with a 3-pointer, then Pellom dunked and Josh Parker sank a trey, followed by two free throws with 4:25 left, to push the lead into double digits for good.

Dayton outshot the 11th-seeded Colonials 51.2 percent (22 of 43) to 34.5 percent (19 of 55).

Pellom led George Washington (10-21) with 18 points and 10 rebounds.

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George Washington Colonials
D. Smith, F162-52-25046
J. Edwards, F150-30-04020
T. Taylor, G353-110-01316
L. Kromah, G304-100-02339
B. Bynes, G282-52-21027
D. Pellom347-134-7102418
N. Mikic221-60-02213
A. Ware110-21-21001
D. Guest50-00-00010
J. Davis20-00-00000
J. Kopriva20-00-00010
Totals 19-559-1328101950
Dayton Flyers
D. Oliver, F378-132-380019
C. Johnson, F353-92-27049
M. Kavanaugh, C200-24-42134
K. Dillard, G375-82-238313
P. Williams, G302-46-642210
J. Parker183-52-331210
A. Gavrilovic171-20-02132
L. Fabrizius60-00-01000
Totals 22-4318-2034131767
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Saint Josephs4-1411-20201