Dayton connection: Fordham freshman guard Nick Honor struggled in this game with 10 points on 4-of-18 shooting, but he has been one of the best freshman in the conference. He entered the game with a team-best 16.1 scoring average.
Honor played with Dayton legend Bucky Bockhorn’s grandson and namesake, Arlen Bockhorn, at Lake Highland Prep in Orlando, Fla.
Famous fans: London Warren, who played for the Flyers from 2006-10, scoring 532 points, attended the game. It's the second time he has seen the Flyers this season. He was also at Dayton's game against Tulsa in Connecticut.
Brian Frank, a graduate assistant on Archie Miller’s staff for Miller’s last three seasons, also attended the game and sat behind the bench.
Looking ahead: Dayton plays St. Joseph's at 8 p.m. Tuesday. The Hawks (9-10, 2-5) played a non-conference game against Penn on Saturday night.
St. Joseph’s is the only A-10 team to beat Davidson (15-5, 6-1), which shared first place in the conference with George Mason as of Saturday afternoon. The Hawks beat the Wildcats 61-60 on Jan. 15 after an 0-4 start in league play.
Around the A-10: Davidson (15-5, 6-1) beat preseason favorite Saint Louis 54-53 in St. Louis on Saturday. Jordan Goodwin, of the Billikens, missed two free throws after being fouled with 0.4 seconds to play.
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Jon Axel Gudmundsson made the tying and go-ahead free throws with five seconds left after Saint Louis took a 53-52 lead on a 3-pointer by Dion Wiley with 14 seconds to play. Saint Louis (14-6, 5-2) fell into a four-way tie for second place with Virginia Commonwealth, Duquesne and Dayton.
• VCU (14-6, 5-2) won 80-74 at Duquesne (14-6, 5-2). The Rams broke open a close game with an 11-2 run starting midway through the second half.