3:05 PM ET, March 20, 2009
Hubert H. Humphrey Metrodome, Minneapolis, MN
• Dayton advanced to the second round of the NCAA tournament for the first time since 1990, snapping a four-game tournament losing streak.
• Chris Wright had a career-high 27 points to lead the Flyers. Senior Charles Little also had a season-high 18.
• West Virginia lost in the first round for the first time since 1992. The Mountaineers had made it to at least the Sweet 16 in their last four appearances, and their last five NCAA tournament losses have been by single digits.
• Freshman Darryl Bryant led the Mountaineers with 21 points.
-- ESPN research
Dayton overwhelmed West Virginia by attacking the basket and keeping the Mountaineers out of the paint. But repeating that performance against Kansas and Cole Aldrich will be a tall order. Story
Rittenberg: Wright Flies High
The Flyers' Chris Wright might as well have worn an 'S' on his red jersey after lifting 11th-seeded Dayton to its first NCAA tournament win in 19 years, Adam Rittenberg writes. Blog
NCAA Mens Tournament
Team Stat Comparison
|FG Made-Attempted||25-54 (.463)||18-49 (.367)|
|3P Made-Attempted||4-10 (.400)||5-20 (.250)|
|FT Made-Attempted||14-23 (.609)||19-25 (.760)|
|Fouls (Tech/Flagrant)||22 (0/0)||21 (0/0)|
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