DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Darrell Davis posted 20 points or better for the seventh time this season and led five players into double-figure scoring as Dayton knocked off George Washington, 88-78 Saturday afternoon in the Atlantic 10 Conference regular season finale for both schools.
Both schools entered the final day of the regular season tied with Duquesne for the No. 9 seed in the A-10 tournament. The Dukes play a night game at UMass.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Trey Landers tallied a career-high 26 points on 9-of-13 shooting and Dayton shot 64 percent from the floor on its way to an 80-70 victory over Fordham on Saturday night.
FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) — Otis Livingston II scored 29 points and made a career-high seven 3-pointers to lead George Mason to an 85-67 victory over Dayton on Wednesday night.
George Mason (12-14, 6-7 Atlantic 10 Conference) has won three of its last four games since snapping a four-game skid. Dayton (11-14, 5-8) has lost four of its last five.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Josh Cunningham had 21 points and 11 rebounds and Dayton shot 83 percent from the field in the second half to beat Duquesne 88-73 on Wednesday night.
The Flyers' second-half shooting percentage was their second-best half in program history. On March 1, 1986, Dayton made 19 of 22 shots (86 percent) against Southern in the first half.
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Javon Bess scored 20 points and Saint Louis won for the third time in its last four games, holding off Dayton 75-65 in an Atlantic 10 battle Saturday afternoon.
The Billikens bounced back from a 75-74 overtime loss to Virginia Commonwealth after a 13-point second-half lead evaporated.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Trey Landers scored 16 points, Jalen Crutcher made a key 3-pointer and Dayton held off Davidson 65-64 on Tuesday night.
Crutcher's 3 gave the Flyers (10-10, 4-4 Atlantic 10 Conference) a 63-61 lead with 56 seconds remaining. Kellan Grady missed a jumper on Davidson's next possession, then Landers hit two free throws to stretch the Flyers' lead to 65-61. Grady's 3-pointer made it a one-point game with 3.3 seconds left.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Darrell Davis had 28 points and nine assists on Friday night and Dayton set a program record with 17 made 3-pointers in a 106-79 win over VCU.
Dayton made 39 of 62 (62.9 percent) from the field, including 17 of 32 (53.1 percent) from 3-point range.
RICHMOND, Va. (AP) — Josh Cunningham scored 20 points on an almost perfect night shooting as Dayton picked up its first road win of the season, knocking off Richmond 87-81 on Tuesday night.
Cunningham hit all eight field goal attempts and was 4 of 5 from the line. Trey Landers added 18 points with nine rebounds and Darrell Davis chipped in 17 points for Dayton (8-8, 2-2 Atlantic 10).
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Luwane Pipkins scored 25 points, Carl Pierre added 15 and Massachusetts beat Dayton 62-60 on Saturday.
UMass made it a game with a 14-2 run — with seven points from Pierre — spanning halftime. The Minutemen trailed 30-20 with 3:21 left in the first half and Dayton didn't get on the board in the second until the 17:31 mark.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Darrell Davis scored 28 points and Trey Landers added 17— career highs for both — as Dayton beat St. Bonaventure 82-72 on Wednesday night.
Jaylen Adams and Izaiah Brockington hit back-to-back 3-pointers as part of a 9-2 spurt to pull St. Bonaventure (11-3, 1-1 Atlantic 10 Conference) to 68-61 with 2:06 to play. Josh Cunningham made consecutive dunks and the Flyers (7-7, 1-1) then shot 10 of 12 from the line, including Davis' 6-of-6 shooting, to seal it.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Josh Cunningham scored 19 points, Darrell Davis added 17 and Dayton held on to defeat Wagner 79-67 on Saturday after letting most of a 22-point halftime lead slip away.
The Flyers (6-6) scored eight-straight points, six from the foul line, after the Seahawks (7-4) had cut a 43-21 halftime deficit to 71-63 with 3:18 to play.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Josh Cunningham sank the go-ahead free throws and finished with a career-high 29 points while grabbing 18 rebounds to help Dayton slip past Georgia State in overtime for an 88-83 win on Saturday.
Dayton (5-5) used a 7-0 burst fueled with Cunningham's dunk followed by his go-ahead free throws and capped by a 3-pointer from Jordan Davis to make it 82-78 with just over a minute to play. The Flyers then went 6 for 6 from the line over the final 20 seconds to seal it.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Darrell Davis scored 19 points, Dayton shot 61 percent after halftime and held off Tennessee Tech 79-66 Wednesday night.
Davis scored five of his points in the last 2:41 but a defensive rebound a minute earlier was big. Tennessee Tech had closed to 65-58 on an 18-9 run over a six-minute span with nine points from Curtis Phillips Jr. — two 3-pointers and three free throws after he was fouled on an attempted trey. Kajon Mack had seven points in the rally.
STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Quinndary Weatherspoon scored with eight seconds left to lift Mississippi State to a 61-59 victory over Dayton on Sunday.
Dayton (3-3) tied the game at 59-all thanks to a free throw from Darrell Davis with 1:08 left in regulation. The Flyers then held for the final shot only to have Weatherspoon steal the ball and go coast to coast for the game-winning shot.
Tyson Carter led Mississippi State (7-0) with 20 points while Weatherspoon finished with 11 points and 10 rebounds.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Josh Cunningham scored 20 points and grabbed 16 rebounds as Dayton rallied in the second half to upend Akron 73-60 on Saturday night.
Jordan Davis added 14 points for the Flyers (3-2). Kostas Antetokounmpo and Darrell Davis had 12 points apiece. The team averaged 52 percent shooting from the field compared to 44 percent for Akron.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Randy Haynes had a career high 25 points to lead Old Dominion to a 75-67 victory over Dayton to take fifth place at the Charleston Classic on Sunday.
The Monarchs (4-1), who lost their opening game here to Temple, recovered to win their final two games at the eight-team event over Indiana State and the Flyers (2-2).
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Darrell Davis scored a career high 25 points and Josh Cunningham had 18 points and 19 rebounds as Dayton defeated Ohio 79-65 at the Charleston Classic on Friday night.
The Flyers (2-1) will face Old Dominion Sunday for fifth-place at the eight-team tournament. The Bobcats (1-2) will play Indiana State in the seventh-place game right before.
CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Eli Pemberton scored a career-high 27 points and Rokas Gustys made two free throws with 1:40 left to snap a tie to lead Hofstra over Dayton 72-69 on Thursday night in the first round of the Charleston Classic.
The Pride (3-0) will take on Clemson in the semifinals on Friday while the Flyers (1-1) will face Ohio.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Josh Cunningham caught a lob from Xeyrius Williams and laid it in with one second left, and Dayton opened the Anthony Grant era with a 78-77 win over Ball State in Friday night's season opener for both teams.
Tayler Persons' layup with three seconds to go put the Cardinals up 77-76 before Williams threw the ball down court and Cunningham made the winner.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Scoochie Smith scored 19 points, shooting 11 for 14 from the foul line, Kendall Pollard added 16 points and Dayton beat Saint Bonaventure 76-72 on Saturday.
Jaylen Adams made a 3 to bring the Bonnies to within 74-72 with 3 seconds left, but Darrell Davis sealed the win for Dayton (21-5, 12-2 Atlantic 10) with a pair of free throws with .9 second left. Dayton shot 28 for 39 from the line.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Kendall Pollard led with 16 points and 10 Dayton players scored as the Flyers shot nearly 60 percent from the field and defeated Duquesne 90-53 in front of 13,455 fans at a sold-out Tom Blackburn Court.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Charles Cooke scored 17 points and Scoochie Smith added 15 to lead five Dayton players in double figures for a 75-59 victory over Richmond on Thursday night.
Dayton has outscored its opponents in the second half in 17 of 18 games this season.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Charles Cooke scored 19 points, Xeyrius Williams added a career-high 18 and Dayton defeated Duquesne 76-57 on Saturday.
Scoochie Smith added 12 points for the Flyers (13-4, 4-1 Atlantic 10), who have won 11 of 13. Kendall Pollard had eight points, nine rebounds and four assists.
Mike Lewis II scored 17 points and Emile Blackman 14 for the Dukes (9-9, 2-3).
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Scoochie Smith had 21 points, five rebounds and six assists, Kendall Pollard added 18 points on his 22nd birthday and Dayton held off Rhode Island 67-64 in an Atlantic 10 showdown on Friday night.
Kyle Davis split a pair of free throws for the Flyers (12-3, 3-0) at 12 seconds and again in the final second after Rhode Island's Jarvis Garrett missed a jumper that would have tied it with six seconds left.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Scoochie Smith passed the 1,000 point-mark and finished with 10 points, seven assists and seven rebounds to help Dayton beat VMI 92-56 on Friday night.
Sam Miller had 15 points and Kyle Davis added 14 points and four steals for the Flyers (9-3), who tied a school record with 15 3-pointers. Smith ended one assist short of 400 for his career.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Charles Cooke shot 11 for 17 from the floor and scored a career-high 31 points as Dayton pounded Austin Peay 96-68 in the home opener for both teams Friday night.
Cooke had 24 before halftime as the Flyers raced to a 44-27 lead. Junior Darrell Davis added 17 points_the most since his freshman year_for Dayton.