Bey carries Colorado past Dayton 78-73 in NIT
BOULDER, Colo. (AP) — Tyler Bey had 14 points and 12 rebounds to carry Colorado to a 78-73 win over Dayton in the NIT first round on Tuesday night.
Toppin, Mikesell lift Dayton past Duquesne 78-67
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Obi Toppin had 19 points as Dayton topped Duquesne 78-67 on Saturday night.
Ryan Mikesell added 17 points for the Flyers, while Jalen Crutcher chipped in 16. Mikesell also...
Crutcher carries Dayton over La Salle 70-39
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jalen Crutcher recorded 11 points and 12 rebounds to lift Dayton to a 70-39 win over La Salle on Wednesday night.
Josh Cunningham had 18 points for Dayton (20-10, 12-5...
Langevine lifts Rhode Island over Dayton 72-70 in OT
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Cyril Langevine had a career-high 26 points as Rhode Island narrowly beat Dayton 72-70 in overtime on Friday night. Fatts Russell added 23 points for the Rams.
Toppin leads Dayton past Saint Louis 70-62
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin recorded 11 points and 10 rebounds to lead Dayton to a 70-62 win over Saint Louis on Saturday.
Jalen Crutcher had 17 points for Dayton (18-9, 10-4 Atlantic 10...
Cunningham scores 21 to lift Dayton over Davidson 74-73
DAVIDSON, N.C. (AP) — Josh Cunningham scored 21 points, including the game-winning free throw with 2.2 seconds left, and Dayton beat Davidson 74-73 on Tuesday night, snapping the Wildcats' 17-game...
Jenkins scores 19 to lift VCU over Dayton 69-68
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — De'Riante Jenkins posted 19 points as VCU held off Dayton 69-68 on Saturday.
Jenkins hit 5 of 7 3-pointers.
Issac Vann had 14 points for VCU (19-6, 10-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), which earned its sixth consecutive victory. Marcus Evans added 12 points and six rebounds.
Ryan Mikesell scored a career-high 22 points for the Flyers (16-9, 8-4). Obi Toppin added 15 points and eight rebounds. Jalen Crutcher had 13 points and seven assists.
Toppin’s career night helps Dayton top St. Joseph’s 75-64
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin set career highs with 25 points and 12 rebounds off the bench and Dayton beat Saint Joseph's 75-64 on Tuesday night.
Ryan Mikesell tied his career best with 21 points and Josh Cunningham grabbed 11 rebounds for the Flyers (14-7, 6-2 Atlantic 10 Conference), who outscored the Hawks 46-20 in the paint and outrebounded them 41-31.
George Mason scores final 7 points, edges Dayton 67-63
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jarred Reuter scored 14 points, including two free throws with 10 seconds left to seal the win, and a steal on the final play for good measure as George Mason defeated Dayton 67-63 Wednesday night.
The loss was just the second for Dayton on its home court, the other was to then-No. 25 Mississippi State. George Mason continues its best conference start in six seasons since joining the Atlantic 10 Conference.
Dayton outlasts St. Bonaventure 89-86 in double overtime
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Ryan Mikesell matched his career high with 21 points, leading six Dayton players in double figures, and the Flyers outlasted St. Bonaventure 89-86 in double overtime on Saturday.
Igbanu, Scott help Tulsa hold off Dayton, 72-67
UNCASVILLE, Conn. (AP) — Martins Igbanu scored 17 points, Curran Scott made four free throws in the final 11 seconds and Tulsa held off Dayton 72-67 on Sunday in the Basketball Hall of Fame Showcase at Mohegan Sun Casino.
DaQuan Jeffries, who leads Tulsa in scoring at 13.2 points per game, added 16 points for the Golden Hurricane (9-3).
Josh Cunningham scored 15 points for Dayton (5-5) and Trey Landers added 13 points and seven rebounds.
Hot-shooting Dayton downs Detroit Mercy 98-59
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin scored a career-high 22 points on 10-of-13 shooting and grabbed 11 rebounds, Josh Cunningham added 20 points, and Dayton shot 71 percent in the first half to beat Detroit Mercy 98-59 on Tuesday night.
Jalen Crutcher added 16 points with six assists and Jordan Davis had 13 points with a career-high seven assists for the Flyers (5-3), who finished shooting 69 percent to the Titans' 35 percent and outscored them 54-22 in the paint. Ryan Mikesell added 10 points.
Dayton beats Coppin State 76-46
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin scored 19 on 8-of-10 shooting, Ryan Mikesell had 18 points and 10 rebounds, and Dayton beat Coppin State 76-46 on Saturday night.
The Flyers (2-0) dominated both halves, leading by as much as 25 before the intermission and extending the lead to 76-37 before the Eagles (0-2) closed the game on a 9-0 run. It was the first time since a 67-46 win over Saint Louis on January 22, 2017, that the Flyers held an opponent under 50 points.
Toppin’s 18, 10 in 1st start lifts Dayton past North Florida
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin, pressed into starting in his first collegiate game, scored 18 points and grabbed 10 rebounds to lead Dayton to a 78-70 win over North Florida in the season opener for both teams on Wednesday night.
Jordan Davis added 16 points and Trey Landers added 15 with 10 rebounds for the Flyers, who stretched a 41-35 halftime lead to 20 points with 8:24 to play. After the field goal by Dwayne Cohill, Dayton scored its final six points from the foul line.
Dayton hands Richmond 1st loss in Atlantic 10, 75-59
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.
Pollard, Kyle lead Dayton to 90-74 win over St Bonaventure
ST. BONAVENTURE, N.Y. (AP) — Kendall Pollard scored 21 points, Kyle Davis added 16 with seven rebounds, five assists and three steals and Dayton pulled away for a 90-74 win over St. Bonaventure on Tuesday night.
Schoochie Smith scored 14 of his 17 points, and Xeyrius Williams had 11 of his 14, after halftime as the Flyers scored 55 — their most in any half this season. Ryan Mikesell finished with 16 points.
Scoochie Smith reaches 1,000 points in Dayton’s win over VMI
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 defeats Vanderbilt 68-63
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Charles Cooke had 19 points and Dayton shrugged off its second-lowest first-half total of the season to beat Vanderbilt 68-63 on Wednesday night before 12,828 fans.
The Flyers (8-3) scored 21 points in the first half but more than doubled that in the first 11:25 of the second half, surging ahead 43-36 and never relinquishing control. Dayton had 17 points in the first half of a loss to Northwestern.
Cooke has 12 points, Dayton tops New Mexico 64-57
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Charles Cooke had 12 points, six rebounds five assists and three steals to help Dayton top New Mexico 64-57 in a consolation game at the Wooden Legacy tournament on Sunday.
Kyle Davis and Scoochie Smith also added 12 points apiece for the Flyers (4-2).
Mikesell hits late 3, Dayton beats Alabama 77-72
TUSCALOOSA, Ala. (AP) — Unlike last season's 32-point victory for Dayton, this one went down to the wire.
Ryan Mikesell made his second 3-pointer of the game with 76 seconds left and Dayton beat Alabama 77-72 on Tuesday.
"That was a big shot, a really big shot for him," Dayton coach Archie Miller said. "He's a tough-minded kid, he's got guts and I knew when he shot it he would have a chance to make it just because of who he is as a competitor."