Looking back at Dayton women's basketball 2016-17 season
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

A-10 announces scheduling pairings for women’s basketball

UD will play two of the top contenders home and away

The conference announced the scheduling pairings Thursday. Dayton and George Washington, who tied for the regular-season championship at 13-3, and Saint Louis, which finished a game back at 12-4, all play each other twice. Dayton also plays Fordham twice on the 16-game schedule.

"I am excited about our conference pairings and the challenge it presents to us,” said Dayton head coach Shauna Green said in a press release. “The league as always will be a grind and every game is going to be a battle. We will be tested having to play GW, Saint Louis, and Fordham twice. We can't wait to start this year’s journey in a couple weeks."

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Here’s a quick glance at Dayton’s other opponents. Dates and times have not been announced.

Home: Duquesne, George Mason, Rhode Island, St. Bonaventure and Virginia Commonwealth.

Road: Davidson, La Salle, Massachusetts, Richmond and Saint Joseph’s.

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Video: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

UD has not announced its non-conference schedule. Some games are known because they have been announced by teams playing Dayton.

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• Dayton will play Harvard on Nov. 10 at the University of Maine Tip-Off Tournament in Orono, Maine. Harvard finished 21-9 last season and played in the NIT.

• Dayton will play Maine or Tulane on Nov. 11 on the second day of the Maine tournament. The times of the tournament games have not been announced.

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• The Flyers play at Quinnipiac at 7 p.m. Nov. 14. Quinnipiac overcame a 17-point deficit to win 63-60 at Dayton last season. The Bobcats reached the Sweet 16 last season.

•  In an interview with the Dayton Daily News in July, Green said James Madison, Virginia and Green Bay were among the non-conference opponents Dayton would play at home.

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