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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Scoreboard
Xavier (14-10)263359
Dayton (14-11) «343670

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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
Villanova0-010-07
Georgetown0-08-0196
Xavier0-09-117
Seton Hall0-08-120
Butler0-08-241
St. Johns0-08-218
Creighton0-07-244
Marquette0-07-385
Providence0-07-363
DePaul0-06-4236

Atlantic 10
TeamConf. W-LTot. W-LRPI Rank
St. Bona.0-07-276
Duquesne0-05-3311
Rhode Island0-05-323
Davidson0-04-3159
Geo. Wash.0-05-5160
George Mason0-05-5223
UMass0-05-5185
VCU0-05-5131
La Salle0-05-677
Dayton0-04-586
Fordham0-04-5282
Saint Josephs0-04-5217
Saint Louis0-04-5181
Richmond0-02-8262
 
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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
TEXAS 47 Final
KAN 73