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Dayton's Jalen Crutcher (10) has the ball knocked away by Saint Louis' Hasahn French (11) as Dayton's Jordy Tshimanga (32) watches during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game Friday, Jan. 17, 2020, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

Crutcher's 3 in OT lifts No. 13 Dayton over Saint Louis

Jan. 17, 2020 11:35 PM EST

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Obi Toppin and Trey Landers did all the talking in Dayton's huddle heading into overtime against St. Louis. Jalen Crutcher did the listening. Crutcher hit a 3-pointer at the buzzer in overtime and finished with 21 points, lifting No. 13 Dayton to a 78-76 come-from-behind win in the...

Dayton's Obi Toppin (1) celebrates during the second half of the team's NCAA college basketball game against Virginia Commonwealth, Tuesday, Jan. 14, 2020, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Hobbled Toppin carries No. 13 Dayton past VCU, 79-65

Jan. 14, 2020 11:07 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — As the final minute ticked down, Jalen Crutcher dribbled toward the basket and saw Obi Toppin getting set for one more alley-oop, bad ankle and all. Pass. Catch. Dunk. The 13th-ranked Flyers did it one more time while finishing off a rival that's gotten the best of them lately. Toppin...

Dayton's Obi Toppin (1) reacts after dunking during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Massachusetts, Saturday, Jan. 11, 2020, in Dayton. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Toppin hurts ankle while No. 15 Dayton beats UMass 88-60

Jan. 11, 2020 3:35 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin landed with a loud thud and grabbed his left ankle. The capacity crowd at University of Dayton Arena went silent as the Flyers' top player lay on the court. Dayton's spectacular season had hit a speed bump. Toppin scored 16 points before leaving with an ankle injury early in...

Dayton forward Ryan Mikesell, center, fights for the ball with Saint Joseph's forward Lorenzo Edwards, left, and guard Rahmir Moore, right, during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Jan. 5, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)

No. 20 Dayton tops Saint Joe's to end Hawk Hill drought

Jan. 5, 2020 4:05 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — With Obi Toppin on the bench early in the second half against Saint Joseph's with four fouls, Dayton showed the depth that has it atop the Atlantic 10. Trey Landers and Ryan Mikesell each had 18 points as the 20th-ranked Flyers fought off some early sluggishness and pulled away for an...

Dayton's Obi Toppin, left, works the ball past La Salle's Isiah Deas during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Thursday, Jan. 2, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)

Toppin scores 20, No. 20 Dayton eases past La Salle 84-58

Jan. 2, 2020 11:39 PM EST

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — For most of the 2010s, Dayton had trouble winning in the city of Philadelphia. In their first game of the ’20s, the 20th-ranked Flyers had no problem breaking that trend and showing what could be in store for the rest of the Atlantic 10. Obi Toppin scored 20 points as Dayton used...

Dayton forward Obi Toppin (1) dunks against North Florida during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Monday Dec. 30, 2019, in Dayton. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)

Toppin's 31 lead No. 20 Dayton over North Florida 77-59

Dec. 30, 2019 10:06 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin took one shot from beyond the arc and missed it. Dayton's slammin' forward didn't attempt another. The way he and the Flyers were getting to the basket, there was no need. Toppin scored a career-high 31 points, most of them off dunks and layups, as No. 20 Dayton used its...

Dayton's Trey Landers (3) reacts during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against North Texas, Tuesday, Dec. 17, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

No. 13 Dayton pulls away late for 71-58 win over North Texas

Dec. 17, 2019 10:39 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Jalen Crutcher banged knees with a North Texas player and went down hard in the second half. But just as the Flyers have done all season, he was back in place for the big shot at the end. Crutcher scored 16 points and hit a comeback-blunting 3-pointer Tuesday night, Ryan Mikesell also...

Dayton's Obi Toppin (1) shoots on a break-away as Drake's Roman Penn (12) during the second half of an NCAA college basketball game, Saturday, Dec. 14, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Watson scores 20, No. 14 Dayton pulls away from Drake 78-47

Dec. 14, 2019 9:50 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Ibi Watson felt it was his turn to take the lead in Dayton's impressive early-season surge. Watson helped No. 14 Dayton emerge from a slow start and scored a season-high 20 points Saturday night as the Flyers pulled away to a 78-47 victory over Drake. Dayton (8-1) took the court with...

Dayton forward Obi Toppin dunks the ball against Saint Mary's during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game, Sunday, Dec. 8, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)

No. 19 Dayton beats Saint Mary’s in Jerry Colangelo Classic

Dec. 8, 2019 7:09 PM EST

PHOENIX (AP) — Jalen Crutcher is nothing if not an obedient teammate. “After I made my first shot, my teammates just kept telling me to keep shooting the ball, and that’s what I did,” Crtcher said. He kept making them, too. Crutcher had a had a season-high 21 points and tied a career...

Dayton's Obi Toppin dunks during the first half of an NCAA college basketball game against Houston Baptist, Tuesday, Dec. 3, 2019, in Dayton, Ohio. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

Return to ranks: No. 19 Dayton beats Houston Baptist 99-68

Dec. 3, 2019 10:18 PM EST

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Obi Toppin soared to corral a rebound with his left hand and slammed the ball down, his emphatic dunk the signature moment of Dayton’s return to the rankings. Toppin scored 17 points and had that dunk off one of his 10 rebounds Tuesday night, leading No. 19 Dayton to a 99-68...