Dayton at Davidson: What to know about Tuesday’s game

Dayton’s Jalen Crutcher chases a loose ball against Davidson on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at UD Arena. David Jablonski/Staff
Dayton’s Jalen Crutcher chases a loose ball against Davidson on Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018, at UD Arena. David Jablonski/Staff

Flyers have won last three regular-season games in series

Who: Dayton (16-9, 8-4) at Davidson (19-6, 10-2)

When: 6 p.m., Tuesday

Where: Belk Arena, Davidson, N.C.

TV/Radio: CBS Sports Network/AM 1290 and News 95.7 WHIO

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Probable Dayton starters

Josh Cunningham, 6-8, R-Sr., 13.9

Obi Toppin, 6-9, R-Fr., F, 13.6

Jalen Crutcher, 6-1, So., G, 13.3

Jordan Davis, 6-2, So., G, 10.0

Ryan Mikesell, 6-7, R-Jr., F, 9.6

Probable Davidson starters

Jon Axel Gudmunddson, 6-5, Jr., G, 16.5

KiShawn Pritchett, 6-6, R-Jr., G, 7.5

Kellan Grady, 6-5, So., G, 16.7

Luke Frampton, 6-5, R-Fr., G, 11.3

Luke Brajkovic, 6-10, Fr., F, 11.0

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Series history: Davidson leads 5-3. The Flyers won 65-64 last season at UD Arena and won 89-82 in overtime in their last game at Belk Arena in 2017. The Wildcats avenged that 2017 loss by beating Dayton 73-67 in the quarterfinals of the A-10 tournament two weeks later.

Coaches: Anthony Grant is 30-26 in his second season at Dayton. Bob McKillop is 573-346 in his 30th season at Davidson.

Last game: Dayton lost 69-68 at home to Virginia Commonwealth on Saturday. Davidson beat Saint Joseph's 80-72 on Friday.

About Dayton: Dayton has a 41 percent chance of winning this game, according to KenPom.com , which predicts a 67-65 score. … Toppin is two dunks away from tying Chris Wright's single-season school record of 66 dunks in a season. … Dayton needs one more victory to guarantee a winning season. Its streak of 11 straight winning seasons ended last season. … Dayton expects to be without junior guard Trey Landers for the second straight game. He suffered a shoulder injury in practice last week, and no timetable has been set on his return.

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About Davidson: The Wildcats score 40 percent of their points from 3-point range. That ranks 19th in the country. They rank 129th in 3-point percentage (35.9). Frampton leads them in 3-pointers made (80 of 203) and percentage (39.4). … Davidson ranks 77th in the Pomeroy ratings and 69th in the NCAA Evaluation Tool. Dayton ranks 67th and 82nd, respectively, in those ratings. … Since the start of A-10 play, Gudmunddson leads Davidson in scoring (14.6). He's from Iceland. Brajkovic is from Austria. Davidson also has players from Serbia, Sweden, Nigeria and England.

Looking ahead: Dayton plays Saint Louis (17-9, 8-5) at 4 p.m. Saturday at UD Arena. TV: CBS Sports Network.