Dayton Flyers vs. Fordham: Everything you need to know about Saturday’s game

Flyers start three-game home stretch on Saturday

Who: Fordham (7-13, 1-7) at No. 7 Dayton (19-2, 8-0)

When: 4:30 p.m. Saturday

Where: UD Arena

TV/Radio: NBC Sports Network; 1290 and 95.7 WHIO

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Probable Dayton starters

Obi Toppin, 6-9, R-So., F, 19.8

Jalen Crutcher, 6-1, Jr., G, 14.9

Trey Landers, 6-5, Sr., G, 11.0

Ryan Mikesell, 6-7, R-Sr., F, 9.7

Rodney Chatman, 6-1, R-Jr., G, 7.9

Probable Fordham starters

Jalen Cobb, 6-1, So., G, 11.4

Ty Perry, 6-3, So., G, 7.7

Onyi Eyisi, 6-9, So., F, 7.4

Josh Colon, 5-10, Jr., G, 4.3

Chris Austin, 6-4, Fr., G, 3.2

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Last game: Dayton won 73-69 at Duquesne on Wednesday. Fordham lost 62-55 in overtime at home to St. Bonaventure on Wednesday.

Series history: Dayton leads 31-5. The Flyers won 75-52 last season at UD Arena. Dayton has not lost to Fordham since 2006. Dayton has won 15 straight games in the series.

Coaches: Anthony Grant is 54-31 in his third season at Dayton. Jeff Neubauer is 55-88 in five seasons at Fordham.

About Dayton: Dayton has a 99 percent chance of winning this game, according to, which predicts a 76-50 score. … Dayton has won 10 games in a row. It has not won 11 games in a row since it won 13 straight in the 2007-08 season. It has had 14 winning streaks of 10 or more games in its history. The 8-0 start in the A-10 is Dayton's best since it was 9-0 in 2004. … Toppin has six double-doubles this season. … Dayton is 19-2 for the first time since the 2008-09 season. That team started 21-2 and finished 27-8. … Through Wednesday, Dayton was one of four teams in the country with 19 or more victories. San Diego State (22-0), Gonzaga (21-1) and Liberty (19-3) were the others.

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About Fordham: The Rams have had one winning seasons in the last 12 years: 17-14 in 2015-16. … Chuba Ohams, a 6-9 redshirt junior forward who averaged 11.0 points and 8.2 rebounds in 13 games, suffered a season-ending knee injury Jan. 5. … Antwon Portley, a 6-4 senior guard, averages 10.2 points. He has started 11 games but has not started the last two games since returning to action after missing six games with an injury. … Fordham is the lowest-ranked A-10 team in the Ken Pomeroy ratings. It ranks 277th. Dayton ranks fifth. Fordham ranks 272nd in the NCAA Evaluation Tool. Dayton is fifth.

Looking ahead: Dayton plays Saint Louis (16-5, 5-3) at 2 p.m. Feb. 8 at UD Arena.

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