Dayton ranks 14th in the NCAA Evaluation Tool and 12th in the Ken Pomeroy ratings.
Gonzaga (13-1) is the new No. 1 in the AP poll. It's the sixth team to earn the top spot this season, following Kansas, Louisville, Duke, Kentucky and the preseason No. 1 Michigan State. Ohio State (11-1) moved from No. 5 to No. 2 after beating Southeast Missouri State and Kentucky last week.
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Dayton (9-2) remains undefeated in regulation time. Its only losses are to No. 5 Kansas and Colorado, which is two spots out of the top 25, in overtime. Saint Mary's is the only other Dayton opponent receiving votes in the poll.
The Flyers play Grambling State at 7 p.m. Monday and North Florida at 7 p.m. Dec. 30 in its last two non-conference games. Both games are at UD Arena. Dayton opens Atlantic 10 Conference play Jan. 2 and Jan. 5 with games at La Salle and St. Joseph’s in Philadelphia.