Dayton against Saint Louis on Saturday, Feb. 23, 2019, at UD Arena.
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

Dayton’s Toppin honored by Atlantic 10 for fifth time

Redshirt freshman ranks third in county in field-goal percentage

Toppin recorded back-to-back double-doubles in victories. He had 18 points and 12 rebounds Tuesday in a 74-73 victory at Davidson and 11 points and 10 rebounds Saturday in a 70-62 victory against Saint Louis at UD Arena.

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Toppin averaged 14.5 points, 11.0 rebounds and 3.5 assists as the Flyers won both games, improving to 18-9 and 10-4 in the A-10 with four games to play.

Toppin ranks fourth in the nation in field-goal percentage (66.4) and third in dunks (66). He tied Chris Wright’s school record with his 66th dunk of the season Saturday.

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