Duquesne Preview v. Dayton - Consol Energy Center

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Dayton Flyers (15-6, 3-3 A10, 3-3 Road) @  Duquesne Dukes (14-5, 6-0 A-10, 8-2 Home), Consol Energy Center, 2pm

Last game - @ Fordham  91-72 W
Streak Won 9
Last Five 5-0
Last Ten 9-1
Best Win vs Temple Current RPI 41
Worst Lost @  Robert Morris Current RPI 122

Last Game - vs. Richmond 61-70 L
Streak Lost 1
Last Five 2-3
Last Ten 3-7
Best Win vs George Mason Current RPI 26
Worst Lost vs E. Tennessee State Current RPI 112

Common Out of Conference Opponents
George Mason, Dukes lost to GM at home, Flyers beat GM at home.

Duquesne's "Home" Court
Dukes - Bill Clark (17.3 pts), Damian Saunders (12.6 pts & 7.6 rebounds)
Flyers  - Chris Gaston (15.2 pts & 11.2 rebounds), Brenton Butler (14.6 pts)

The Dukes shoot 47% from the floor, 38% from three, 65% from the free throw line and average 14 turnovers per game.
The Flyers shoot 40% from the floor, 34% from three, 68% from the free throw line and average 12 turnovers per game.

Dukes - RPI 90, Sagarin 45
Flyers - RPI 65, Sagarin 84

Game Notes

The Dukes who are number 1 in steals in the A10 will be facing the Flyers who are third best handling the ball with only 12 turnovers a game.

Dayton leads the A-10 in both offensive and defensive rebounds averaging 14 offensive rebounds and 26 defensive rebopnds.  The Dukes average 13 offensive rebounds and 24 defensive rebounds a game.

A10 Rookie of the Year battle between the Dukes TJ McConnell (11.3 pts average) and the Flyers Juwan Staten (8.8 pts average). 

There is no TV for the game and the game is not a part of the All-Access package.  Dukes will know whether they will be playing for undisputed first place in the A10 on Sunday, as Xavier plays at Richmond on Saturday on ESPN2.