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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Scoreboard
Dayton (20-12)383169
Xavier (20-11) «284270

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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
Rhode Island5-013-313
Duquesne4-113-5220
Davidson4-19-7135
VCU3-211-7106
UMass3-210-8168
Dayton3-29-873
George Mason3-29-9194
St. Bona.2-312-542
Saint Josephs2-37-9189
Richmond2-34-13241
Geo. Wash.1-48-10212
Saint Louis1-48-10202
La Salle1-47-11164
Fordham1-46-11271

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Villanova4-116-14
Seton Hall4-115-311
Xavier4-216-35
Creighton4-214-429
Providence4-213-639
Marquette4-313-637
Butler3-413-733
Georgetown2-412-5161
DePaul1-58-10188
St. Johns0-610-874
 
Other games
UMass 77 Final
Temple 71
Iowa 75 Final
Mich St 92
MD 69 Final
NC 85
LSU 51 Final
Kentucky 60
Indiana 71 Final
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
Colo St 69 Final
SDSU 79
Miami-FL 71 Final
Florida St 82
Louisville 64 Final
ND 50
Texas 67 Final
Missouri 81
N Mexico 72 Final
UNLV 67