UD not looking to tournament yet, Flyers face George Washington
DAYTON CLOSES THE REGULAR SEASON AT GEORGE WASHINGTON SATURDAY
With a nine-game winning streak on the line, the University of Dayton Flyers close the regular season on the road against the George Washington Colonials on Saturday at 8 p.m. ET.
The game will be televised on CBS Sports Network and is available with live streaming audio and stats at DaytonFlyers.com.
ABOUT GEORGE WASHINGTON
The George Washington Colonials (17-14 overall, 9-8 A-10) have been on a roll of late winning four straight.
Tyler Kavanaugh has done it all for GW averaging 17.5 points and 8.1 rebounds per game.
GW leads the series 17-16.
Last year Dayton won 77-70 on Jan. 15, 2016.
The senior group of Kyle Davis, Scoochie Smith, Kendall Pollard, Charles Cooke and Jeremiah Bonsu own the program record for most victories in a class with 102.
The Class of 2017 has 102 victories in their first 131 games, eight wins ahead of the pace set by the previous record holders, the Class of 2011 (Chris Wright, Devin Searcy, Peter Zesterman and Logan Nourse).
AWESOME IN THE ATLANTIC 10
Dayton won the Atlantic 10 regular season championship outright for the first time in the program's history.
The Flyers have won 51 of their last 63 A-10 regular season games.
UD is 7-1 against A-10 teams with winning records in conference (George Mason, VCU, Richmond, St. Bonaventure twice and Rhode Island twice).
Dayton has won 12 of its last 13.
This will be Archie Miller's 200th game at UD.
Dayton has not been victorious in five consecutive road contests since winning the last three during the 1965-66 campaign and the first two of 1966-67.
Since the start of the 2013-14 season, UD is 34-14 in games decided by five points or less.
During the nine-game winning streak, Kendall Pollard is averaging 15.7 points, 5.3 rebounds while shooting .557 from the field.
Charles Cooke has scored in double figures in all but two games he's played this year.
Cooke in the last six contests is averaging 15.8 points and 4.0 assists per game.
The Flyers have won 21 of their last 24 when Kyle Davis scores in double figures.
Davis leads the A-10 in 3-point field goal percentage (.531) in conference play.
When Ryan Mikesell shoots 50 percent or better from the floor, UD is 12-1 this season.
Scoochie Smith is averaging 5.4 assists the last nine games. He is ranks third in assists (4.7) and fourth in the A-10 in assist-to-turnover ratio (2.2) in league-only games.
The Flyers are 29-3 the last three years when Darrell Davis connects on two or more three pointers in a game. UD is 10-0 this year.
With Josh Cunningham in the lineup, the Flyers are 8-0, four of those wins on the road.
Xeyrius Williams has scored in double figures in four of the last seven contests.
Dayton is 23-1 this year shooting 40 percent or better from the floor.
UD is shooting .493 from the floor in victories this year and .370 in its losses this season.
The Flyers are 42-1 when limiting opponents to 60 points or less in the last five seasons and 8-0 this year.
UD has won 35 straight games when scoring 80-plus points.
Dayton has won 43 of the last 48 games when three or more players score in double figures.
UD has hit at least one 3-pointer in 300 straight games.
The Flyers have forced 10 or more turnovers all but one game this year.
Dayton heads to Pittsburgh as the No. 1 seed to compete in the 2017 Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Championship, March 10-12.