Also, most experts see Dayton at a No. 8 or No. 9 seed at this point. The Flyers have a chance to improve their seeding with a strong finish. They also have enough challenging games ahead to know they’re not assured of a fourth straight tournament berth.
However, it’s fun to ponder what the old rivalry would look like in March Madness. The Flyers and Musketeers last met in Orlando, Fla., in the 2015 Advocare Invitational. Xavier won 90-61.