Scores

Final

Xavier 59

(14-10, 7-4 A 10)

Dayton 70

(14-11, 4-7 A 10)

Coverage: ESPN2/WatchESPN

12:00 PM ET, February 16, 2013

University of Dayton Arena, Dayton, Ohio

1 2 T
XAV 26 3359
DAY 34 3670

Top Performers

Xavier: T. Taylor 10 Pts, 6 Reb, 2 Ast

Dayton: K. Dillard 17 Pts, 4 Reb, 4 Ast

Dayton 70, Xavier 59

Associated Press

DAYTON, Ohio -- 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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Team Stat Comparison

 
XAV
DAY
Points 59 70
FG Made-Attempted 20-51 (.392) 23-46 (.500)
3P Made-Attempted 3-10 (.300) 3-10 (.300)
FT Made-Attempted 16-23 (.696) 21-24 (.875)
Fouls (Tech/Flagrant) 23 (0/0) 21 (0/0)
Largest Lead 2 14

2012-13 Season

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