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, 10.8
Ryan Mikesell, 6-7, R-Sr., F, 8.6
Rodney Chatman, 6-1, R-Jr., G, 7.9
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Probable George Washington starters
Armel Potter, 6-1, R-Sr., G, 14.5
Maceo Jack, 6-5, Jr., G, 12.0
Jamison Battle, 6-7, Fr., F, 11.8
Jameer Nelson Jr., 6-1, Fr., G, 10.6
Chase Paar, 6-9, Fr., F, 5.3
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Last game: Dayton beat Rhode Island 84-57 on Wednesday in Kingston, R.I. George Washington lost 63-52 at home to Fordham on Wednesday.
Series history: Dayton leads 18-17. The Flyers won 72-66 at GW last season and won 88-78 two seasons ago at UD Arena.
Coaches: Anthony Grant is 63-31 in his third season at Dayton. Jamion Christian is 12-18 in his first season at George Washington.
About Dayton: Dayton has an 98 percent chance of winning this game, according to KenPom.com, which predicts a 82-59 score. … Dayton has won 19 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 win 17 games in A-10 play since the conference returned to an 18-game schedule in 2014-15. With a victory, Dayton would match two 18-0 Temple teams (1983-84 and 1987-88) for the most wins in A-10 history. … Landers has 943 points in his career.
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About George Washington: The Colonials have lost four games in a row. They're the only team in the A-10 to lose to Fordham this season. Fordham swept the two-game series. … GW has two victories against teams in the top half of the conference. It beat Davidson 107-104 in four overtimes and won 70-67 at Duquesne. … Nelson's dad was the star of the 2003-04 Saint Joseph's team, the last A-10 team to reach No. 1 in the Associated Press poll. … This will be George Washington's third straight losing season after a run of four straight 20-win seasons.
Looking ahead: Dayton earned the No. 1 seed in the Atlantic 10 tournament and will play the No. 8 seed or No. 9 seed at noon Friday in the quarterfinals at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.