Updated: Dayton (10-4) vs. Virginia Commonwealth (12-3)

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1ST2ND TOTAL SPREAD
  Dayton 32 30 62 +10.5
  VCU 36 38 74 -10.5
Wed, Jan 09 2013, 07:00 PM

Stuart Siegel Center
Richmond, VA
Attendance: 7,693
TV: WHIO

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It will be a test of will for the Flyers at Stuart Siegel Center on Wednesday as Virginia Commonwealth hosts Dayton in A-10 action. Tip-off occurs at 7:00 EST and it will be televised on WHIO.

Each team is trying to find its footing early on in the A-10 standings. Furthermore, Virginia Commonwealth is ranked No. 34 in the RPI, meaning Dayton is putting its 1-1 record against RPI Top 50 teams on the line. The Flyers are 10-4 overall and are playing their first A-10 game. The Rams maintain a record of 12-3 and this is also their first conference game.

StatSmack! Dayton is better than Virginia Commonwealth
  • Dayton is taller. The average height of the top 8 players on Dayton is 77.0 inches compared to 75.9 inches for Virginia Commonwealth.
  • Dayton allows fewer rebounds (30.6 allowed per game vs 33.8 allowed per game) than Virginia Commonwealth this season.
  • The Dayton basketball team finishes what they start, with a better graduation rate than Virginia Commonwealth (90% vs 56%).
  • You'll do better on next semester's exams, right? Dayton currently has a higher Academic Progress Rate (990 to 956) than Virginia Commonwealth, 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 10 9 2 1 0 2
B Vee Sanford 28 13 3 2 1 0 2
B- Josh Benson 27 12 5 1 1 1 2
C Dyshawn Pierre 22 7 4 1 0 0 2
C Jalen Robinson 18 6 5 1 1 0 1
C- Khari Price 19 2 2 1 1 0 1
C- M. Derenbecker 13 5 1 0 0 0 0
D+ Devon Scott 7 1 2 0 0 0 0
D Alex Gavrilovic 8 2 1 0 0 0 0
D Mitch Asmus 2 0 0 1 0 0 0
D B. Vonderhaar 1 0 0 0 0 0 0
VCU Players Mins Pts Reb Ast Stl Blk TO
B Juvonte Reddic 26 14 7 1 2 1 1
B Treveon Graham 25 15 5 2 1 0 2
B Troy Daniels 25 14 4 1 1 0 1
B- Rob Brandenberg 24 11 3 2 1 0 1
B- Briante Weber 22 6 4 4 3 0 2
C+ Darius Theus 25 6 2 4 3 0 2
C Melvin Johnson 15 6 2 1 1 0 1
C Justin Tuoyo 9 2 2 1 0 1 1
C- Jarred Guest 10 3 3 0 1 0 1
C- D.J. Haley 11 3 3 0 0 1 1
D+ Teddy Okereafor 12 2 2 3 1 0 1
D+ David Hinton 5 1 1 0 0 0 0

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A-10 Standings

OverallConf
1 Saint Louis 27-7 13-3
2 VCU 26-9 12-4
3 GW 24-9 11-5
3 StJoe 24-10 11-5
5 Massachusetts 24-9 10-6
 5Dayton 26-11 10-6
7 Richmond 19-14 8-8
8 La Salle 15-16 7-9
9 St. Bonaventure 18-15 6-10
10 Duquesne 13-17 5-11
11 Rhode Island 14-18 5-12
11 George Mason 11-20 5-12
13 Fordham 10-21 2-14
Last updated: Apr 10th, 2014

2013-2014 Roster

#3 Kyle Davis Fr G 6-0 165
#25 Alex Gavrilovic Jr C 6-9 246
#35 Matt Kavanaugh Sr C 6-10 250
#5 Devin Oliver Sr F 6-7 225
#21 Dyshawn Pierre So F 6-6 210
#22 Kendall Pollard Fr F 6-6 210
#0 Khari Price So G 5-11 170
#12 Jalen Robinson So F/C 6-9 243
#43 Vee Sanford Sr G 6-4 196
#40 Devon Scott So F/C 6-9 215
#24 Jordan Sibert Jr G 6-4 187
#11 Scoochie Smith Fr G 6-2 170
#23 B. Vonderhaar Sr G 6-0 172
#50 Bobby Wehrli So F 6-6 198