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Dayton ready to open A-10 tournament

Dayton will play Fordham in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Tournament.

• For the 19th consecutive season, the University of Dayton Flyers will compete in the Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Championship.
• The games will be televised by NBC Sports Network, CBS Sports Network, CBS, carried by WHIO Radio and is available with live streaming video, audio and stats at
• Dayton earned the No. 5 seed and will play on Thursday, March 13 at 2:30 p.m. ET. The Flyers will play the winner of the Wednesday George Mason-Fordham game.

• The Flyers have a 20-17 overall record in the Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Championship.
• Dayton has won the championship once (2003), placed second twice (2004 and 2011), and tied for third three times (2000, 2002 and 2009).
• Last year, UD lost in the first round to Butler.

• Coming into the A-10 Tournament, there is no hotter team than the Flyers. Dayton closed the year winning nine of its last 10.
• Wins include at home against Top 50 RPI teams Massachusetts and George Washington and on the road at No. 17 Saint Louis.
• The Flyers had two Top 25 RPI wins in the last two weeks of the regular season.

• In nine of the last 11 games, Dayton has not allowed an opponent to score 70 or more points.
• During UD's six-game February winning streak, Dayton allowed 62.8 points per game.
• The Flyers are also 9-1 this season when limiting opponents to 60 points or less.

• Dayton is 21-2 this year when three or more players score in double figures. When it is two players or less, the Flyers are 1-7.
• Overall, 11 different Flyers have scored in double figures in 2013-14.

• 15 is the magic number for the Dayton offense. When the Flyers have 15 or more assists, Dayton is 8-0. Dayton ready to open A-10 tournament

Thursday, March 13 2014, 12:07 AM EDT

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