Dayton vs Xavier

Xavier 66, Dayton 61

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CINCINNATI (AP) - Dee Davis scored 14 points and hit a pair of key free throws late as Xavier held court against Atlantic 10 Conference-foe Dayton 66-61 Wednesday night.

The teams exchanged the lead four times in a 2-minute span late, ending with Xavier (12-8, 5-2) leading 62-61 on Semaj Christon's jumper with 59.4 second left.

The Flyers' Kevin Dillard missed a jumper and Xavier grabbed the rebound. Three times, Dayton sent the Musketeers to the foul line for one-and-ones. Xavier missed the first end on the first two trips, but grabbed the rebound and drew fouls after each whiff. Davis connected on both free throws after the third foul, and then Matt Derenbecker missed a 3-point try for Dayton to effectively end it.

Xavier has beaten Dayton (12-8, 2-4) at home 28 consecutive times dating back to 1981.

Vee Sanford scored 16 points and Dillard hit four 3-pointers for 12 points.

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Scoreboard
Dayton (12-8)273461
Xavier (12-8) «313566

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Dayton Flyers
D. Oliver, F324-60-06318
D. Pierre, F302-42-21147
J. Benson, F241-21-21033
K. Dillard, G364-140-045112
V. Sanford, G338-130-013316
J. Robinson252-62-23136
K. Price110-00-00100
M. Derenbecker93-50-00029
Totals 24-505-618141761
 48%83.3% 
Xavier Musketeers
T. Taylor, F374-70-111218
J. Robinson, F316-120-051112
J. Martin, F253-82-25028
S. Christon, G306-141-223113
D. Davis, G304-64-623114
B. Redford231-20-01113
I. Philmore184-40-24018
L. Amos30-00-00000
E. Stenger30-00-00010
Totals 28-537-133610966
 52.8%53.8% 
Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Saint Louis0-03-138
UMass0-03-1100
Davidson0-02-15
Duquesne0-02-1212
Rhode Island0-02-121
Saint Josephs0-02-156
St. Bona.0-02-1326
George Mason0-03-2206
La Salle0-03-2106
VCU0-03-2265
Dayton0-02-2144
Geo. Wash.0-02-2231
Fordham0-01-3149
Richmond0-01-3275

Big East
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
Seton Hall0-04-036
St. Johns0-04-041
Xavier0-04-029
Georgetown0-03-0192
Villanova0-03-0190
Creighton0-04-128
Butler0-03-1182
Providence0-03-146
Marquette0-02-265
DePaul0-01-2210
 
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NW 46 Final
MICH 68
RUT 54 Final
CINCY 62
SC 36 Final
FLA 75
MIZZ 70 Final
LSU 73
DUKE 75 Final
WAKE 70
TEXAS 57 Final
KSU 83
MOST 77 Final
CREI 91
IND 97 Final
PUR 60
NMEX 63 Final
WYO 59
MIAMI 73 Final
VT 64
ORE 52 Final
STAN 76