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.