Brian Hamilton: "Toppin is the guy that conforms while not conforming. A POY from … Dayton? Well, yeah, when he's in or just outside the top 10 nationally in Win Shares and Player Efficiency Rating and Box Score Plus-Minus.
Seth Davis: "I love that Toppin is able to accrue gaudy statistics while also helping out his teammates."
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Brendan Quinn: "The Dayton star is not only one of the most entertaining players in the country, but he's also the centerpiece of a team with some very real Final Four dreams.