Dayton Flyers vs. George Mason: Everything you need to know about tonight’s game

Flyers seek 17th straight victory on Tuesday in Virginia

Who: Dayton (25-2, 14-0) at George Mason (15-12, 4-10)

When: 7 p.m. Tuesday

Where: EagleBank Arena, Fairfax, Va.

Probable Dayton starters

Obi Toppin, 6-9, R-So., F, 19.7

Jalen Crutcher, 6-1, Jr., G, 15.0

Trey Landers, 6-5, Sr., G, 10.9

Ryan Mikesell, 6-7, R-Sr., F, 9.1

Rodney Chatman, 6-1, R-Jr., G, 7.7

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Probable George Mason starters

Javon Greene, 6-2, Jr., G, 14.0

AJ Wilson, 6-7, R-Jr., F, 11.8

Jordan Miller, 6-6, So., G, 12.0

Josh Oduro, 6-9, Fr., F, 4.6

Xavier Johnson, 6-1, Fr., G, 7.4

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Last game: Dayton beat Duquesne 80-70 on Saturday at UD Arena. George Mason beat Saint Joseph's 62-55 in Fairfax on Saturday.

Series history: Dayton leads 7-3. The Flyers lost 67-63 last season in Dayton and lost 85-67 two years ago on their last trip to George Mason.

Coaches: Anthony Grant is 60-31 in his third season at Dayton. George Mason's Dave Paulsen is 80-79 in five seasons.

About Dayton: No. 4 Dayton has an 87 percent chance of winning this game, according to, which predicts a 77-64 score. … Dayton has won 16 games in a row. It has one longer winning streak in its history, not counting streaks that carried over from one season to the next. In 1952, it won 20 straight games from January to March. … Dayton is the first team to start 14-0 in the A-10 since George Washington, which finished the conference schedule with a perfect 16-0 mark in 2006. … Dayton climbed from No. 5 to No. 4 in the NCAA Evaluation Tool on Sunday, jumping San Diego State, which fell from No. 1 to No. 5 after losing its first game to UNLV. George Mason ranks 167th. Dayton ranks sixth in the Ken Pomeroy ratings. George Mason is 174th.

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About George Mason: George Mason has three victories against teams in the bottom six of the standings: La Salle, UMass and Saint Joseph's. Its one strong A-10 win came at VCU: 72-67. … greene had 20 points and eight rebounds in the victory against Saint Joseph's. … Wilson leads the A-10 in blocked shots (87). … George Mason has not won two games in a row since December. … George Mason is 3-8 since losing senior Justin Kier (9.6 points per game) to a broken foot on Jan. 14. … George Mason joined the A-10 in the 2015-16 season. Last season was its best A-10 finish. It placed fifth with an 11-7 record. … Since reaching the Final Four in 2006, it has six 20-win seasons in 13 years.

Looking ahead: Dayton plays Davidson (14-12, 8-6) at 7 p.m. Friday at UD Arena (ESPN2).

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