Preview: Dayton Flyers at Richmond Spiders

When: 7:30 p.m. Tuesday

Where: Robins Center, Richmond, Va.

TV/Radio: CBS Sports Network; AM 1290, News 95.7 WHIO

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Probable Dayton starters

Steve McElvene, 6-11, Fr., C, 6.4

Dyshawn Pierre, 6-6, Sr., F, 13.0

Scoochie Smith, 6-2, Jr., G, 10.6

Kyle Davis, 6-0, Jr., G, 8.0

Charles Cooke, 6-5, Jr., G, 15.7

Probable Richmond starters

Terry Allen, 6-8, Sr., F, 18.3

Deion Taylor, 6-7, Sr., F, 4.1

T.J. Cline, 6-9, Jr., F, 17.3

Trey Davis, 6-5, Sr., F, 5.3

ShawnDre’ Jones, 5-11, Jr., G, 14.9

Series history: Dayton leads 14-9. The Flyers won 63-60 at UD Arena on Jan. 24, 2015. They have lost six straight games in Richmond since their last win in 2004.

Last game: Dayton lost 75-66 at home to Rhode Island on Saturday. Richmond won 83-67 at Duquesne on Saturday.

Next game: Dayton hosts Virginia Commonwealth at 8 p.m. Saturday. Richmond plays at George Mason at 6 p.m. Saturday.

Coaches: Dayton’s Archie Miller is 112-53 in his fifth season. Chris Mooney is 202-159 in his 11th season at Richmond.

About Dayton: The Flyers fell to 25th in the RPI with the loss to Rhode Island. They rank 55th in the Ken Pomeroy rankings. Richmond ranks 116th in the RPI. Pomeroy ranks them 100th. … Dayton has clinched one of the top four seeds in the A-10 tournament. It could finish in a tie for fourth place with George Washington (21-8, 10-6) but owns a head-to-head tiebreaker. In case of a three-way tie for third between UD, George Washington and St. Bonaventure (20-7, 12-4), the Flyers and Bonnies would win the tiebreaker. The top four seeds start the A-10 tournament in the quarterfinals on March 11 at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y.

About Richmond: In A-10 games, the Spiders lead the conference in field-goal percentage (48.9) and rank sixth in 3-point percentage (35.3). They lead the A-10 in assists per game (17.2). … Allen scored 25 points against Duquesne. Cline had 23. … This will be Senior Night for Davis, Allen, Taylor and guard John Moran. … Junior forward Marshall Wood, a transfer from Virginia Tech, is tied for fourth in the A-10 in 3-point percentage (45.0).

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