Dayton vs. Saint Louis: Full Game Preview

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Dayton vs. Saint Louis: Full Game Preview
Dayton
(12-8, 3-5 away)
Saint Louis
(15-5, 13-2 home)
Venue: Chaifetz Arena
2:00PM ET / 11:00AM PT, February 02, 2013
Team Leaders
Points Rebounds Assists
Dayton K Dillard 14.8 D Oliver 8.5 K Dillard 4.9
Saint Louis D Evans 11.0 D Evans 6.5 J Jett 3.6

Saint Louis hosts Dayton at Chaifetz Arena on Saturday. The game tips off at 2:00 EST and you can catch it on NBCSN. The Billikens are 5-3 against the Flyers over the last four years. They won 58-50 on 2/4/2012 the last time they played.

Saint Louis is 3rd in the A-10 and Dayton is in 12th. Both teams continue to jockey for position.

In their last game, Jordair Jett put up 19 points in the Billikens 75-58 romp of Butler on January 31st. A crucial part of the team, he leads the way with 3.6 assists per game and 1.6 steals per game. For the Flyers, Kevin Dillard put up 12 points and 5 assists in the 66-61 loss to Xavier on January 30th. He contributes a team-leading 14.8 points per game, 4.9 assists per game, and 1.3 steals per game.

Dayton StatSmack

  • Diaper Dandies love us. Saint Louis has recruited more McDonald's All-Americans out of high school than Dayton (1 vs 0).
  • The Saint Louis steals leader (Jordair Jett) has more steals than the Dayton steals leader (Kevin Dillard).
  • It's only wins and losses, but Saint Louis has a better overall record than Dayton this season (14-5 vs 12-8).
  • The Saint Louis blocks leader (Cory Remekun) has more blocks than the Dayton blocks leader (Josh Benson).
  • Keep filling up on cupcakes. Saint Louis has a stronger schedule than Dayton this season (SOS Rank: #94 vs #102).
  • Even computers respect Saint Louis more. We have a better RPI this season than Dayton (RPI: #68 vs #114).
  • Saint Louis has a much better NCSA Academic Ranking than Dayton (#88 vs #110).
  • At least you keep showing up. Saint Louis has an average margin of victory of 14 over Dayton in 21 wins since 1980.
  • How does our back look? Saint Louis is ranked higher than Dayton in the A-10 (#7 vs #12).
  • Saint Louis has a better scoring defense (57.8 allowed per game vs 64.6 allowed per game) than Dayton this season.
  • Saint Louis beat Dayton by 8 points the last time they played (Feb 04, 2012).
UD Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Kevin Dillard 32 15 2 5 1 0 3
B Devin Oliver 30 9 8 2 1 0 2
B Vee Sanford 29 13 3 2 1 0 2
C+ Dyshawn Pierre 25 8 4 2 0 0 2
C+ Josh Benson 25 10 5 1 0 1 2
C Jalen Robinson 18 6 5 1 1 0 1
C- Khari Price 18 3 1 1 0 0 1
C- M. Derenbecker 13 6 1 0 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
SLU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Dwayne Evans 29 11 7 1 1 1 2
B- Mike McCall Jr 31 11 3 3 1 0 2
B- Cody Ellis 26 11 4 1 1 0 1
B- K. Mitchell 31 9 2 4 1 0 2
B- Jordair Jett 28 9 3 4 2 0 2
C+ Cory Remekun 22 6 3 0 0 1 1
C Rob Loe 23 7 3 1 0 0 1
C- Jake Barnett 17 4 3 1 1 0 1
C- Grandy Glaze 13 4 3 1 1 0 1
D+ John Manning 8 3 1 0 0 1 0
D Keith Carter 13 3 1 1 0 0 0
D Joey Lepak 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
D Sean Duff 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
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