Dayton vs. Xavier: Full Game Preview

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Dayton vs. Xavier: Full Game Preview
Dayton
(12-7, 3-4 away)
Xavier
(11-8, 7-3 home)
Venue: Cintas Center
9:00PM ET / 6:00PM PT, January 30, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Dayton K Dillard 14.9 D Oliver 8.6 K Dillard 4.8
Xavier S Christon 14.9 T Taylor 8.0 S Christon 4.7

On Wednesday, Dayton travels to Cintas Center to take on Xavier. It gets started at 9:00 EST and you can see it on CBSSN. The Flyers are 4-7 against the Musketeers over the last four years. They fell 70-69 on 3/9/2012, the last time they met.

Dayton is currently in 10th place in the conference and Xavier is in 2nd.

In a 72-56 beatdown of Duquesne on January 26th, Josh Benson put up 17 points and 8 rebounds for the Flyers. He tallies 10.5 points per game in addition to a team-best 0.9 blocks per game. For the Musketeers, Justin Martin finished with 8 points and 5 rebounds in the 59-49 loss to St. Joseph's (PA) on January 26th. He is averaging 8.2 points and 4.9 rebounds per game.

Xavier StatSmack

  • Dayton has a much better NCSA Power Ranking than Xavier (#40 vs #67).
  • Dayton is a better three-point shooting team (38.5% vs 33.6%) than Xavier this season.
  • The Dayton scoring leader (Kevin Dillard) has more points than the Xavier scoring leader (Semaj Christon).
  • At least you keep showing up. Dayton has an average margin of victory of 7 over Xavier in 22 wins since 1980.
  • The Dayton rebounding leader (Devin Oliver) has more rebounds than the Xavier rebounding leader (Travis Taylor).
  • The Dayton blocks leader (Josh Benson) has more blocks than the Xavier blocks leader (Travis Taylor).
  • Dayton has a much better NCSA Academic Ranking than Xavier (#110 vs #207).
  • The Dayton assist leader (Kevin Dillard) has more assists than the Xavier assist leader (Semaj Christon).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Dayton currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (990 to 965) than Xavier, per the NCAA.
UD Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Kevin Dillard 32 15 2 5 1 0 3
B Devin Oliver 30 9 9 2 1 0 2
B- Vee Sanford 29 13 3 2 1 0 2
C+ Dyshawn Pierre 25 8 5 2 0 0 2
C+ Josh Benson 25 11 5 1 0 1 2
C Jalen Robinson 18 6 5 1 1 0 1
C- Khari Price 19 3 2 1 0 0 1
C- M. Derenbecker 13 5 1 1 0 0 0
D+ Devon Scott 7 2 2 0 0 0 0
D Alex Gavrilovic 8 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Mitch Asmus 2 0 1 0 0 0 0
D B. Vonderhaar 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
XU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Semaj Christon 33 15 2 5 2 0 4
B Travis Taylor 31 11 8 1 1 1 2
C+ Myles Davis 10 3 1 3 0 0 1
C Justin Martin 28 8 5 1 1 0 1
C Dee Davis 30 9 2 4 1 0 3
C Jeff Robinson 24 7 5 0 1 0 1
C Isaiah Philmore 23 5 5 1 0 0 1
C Brad Redford 23 8 1 1 0 0 1
D+ James Farr 4 2 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Erik Stenger 11 2 3 0 0 0 1
D Landen Amos 8 0 2 0 0 0 0
D Joe Schuessler 2 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- Kevin Coker 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D- Tim Whelan 3 0 0 0 0 0 1
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