PHOENIX (AP) — Jalen Crutcher is nothing if not an obedient teammate.
“After I made my first shot, my teammates just kept telling me to keep shooting the ball, and that’s what I did,”...
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin had 21 points and Ryan Mikesell scored 16 to lead five Dayton players in double figures as the Flyers defeated Omaha 93-68 on Tuesday night.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin posted his second double-double in as many games and Dayton cruised to a 90-61 victory over Charleston Southern on Saturday.
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...
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.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jordan Davis scored 21 points and Jalen Crutcher's go-ahead 3-pointer with 56 seconds left helped send Dayton past UMass 72-67 on Sunday.
Rashaan Holloway's jumper with 1:36 remaining tied it at 67 for the Minutemen but they missed their last two shot attempts thereafter. Trey Landers made two of four foul shots in the final 13 seconds and Dayton (11-5, 3-0 Atlantic 10) held on. Dayton led 38-33 at halftime and never trailed after intermission.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Josh Cunningham scored 25 points on 10-of-14 shooting to help Dayton beat Georgia Southern 94-90 in the final nonconference game for both teams on Saturday.
Obi Toppin made 9 of 10 shots and added 22 points for the Flyers (8-5), who won their third straight. Jalen Crutcher had 17 points and seven assists, Jordan Davis scored 13, and Trey Landers had nine points and 10 rebounds.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jalen Crutcher scored 19 points, Jordan Davis added 18 and Trey Landers had a double-double as Dayton used a dominating first half to defeat Presbyterian 81-69 on Saturday.
Landers had 15 points and 14 rebounds for the Flyers (7-5). Three other players had eight and leading scorer Josh Cunningham (16.0 points per game) scored only five, but made both the shots he took. Only seven players played for Dayton.
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.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Josh Cunningham scored 20 points and Dayton moved to 3-0 to start the season as the Flyers came back from a halftime deficit to beat Purdue Fort Wayne, 91-80 on Friday night.
Dayton shot 60.7 percent from the field in the second half, roaring back from a 47-42 halftime deficit. Cunningham, Trey Landers and Jalen Crutcher each scored 11 points in the final 20 minutes.
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, 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.
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — B.J. Johnson made his final start at home memorable, pumping in 27 points to lead La Salle to a 71-53 frolic over Dayton in the penultimate Atlantic 10 Conference game of the regular season Wednesday night.
The loss knocked the Flyers out of a tie with Richmond for the No. 8 seed and into a tie for the No. 9 seed with George Washington, Duquesne and LaSalle.
DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Trey Landers scored 13 points, grabbed eight rebounds and made key plays down the stretch to help Dayton rally from a 13-point second-half deficit on Tuesday night to beat Saint Louis 53-50.
Kostas Antetokounmpo had 12 points on 5-of-6 shooting for Dayton (13-14, 7-8 Atlantic 10).
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.
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.
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) — 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.