Who: Purdue Fort Wayne (2-2) at Dayton (2-0)
When: 7 p.m. Friday
Where: UD Arena
TV/Radio: Fox Sports Ohio; AM 1290, News 95.7 WHIO.
Probable Dayton starters
Obi Toppin, 6-9, R-Fr., F, 18.5
Ryan Mikesell, 6-7, R-Jr., F, 15.0
Jordan Davis, 6-2, So., G, 14.5
Trey Landers, 6-5, Jr., G, 11.0
Jalen Crutcher, 6-1, So., G, 9.0
Probable Purdue Fort Wayne starters
John Konchar, 6-5, R-Sr., G, 16.8
Kason Harrell, 6-2, Sr., G, 13.3
Matt Holba, 6-7, R-Jr., F, 9.8
Marcus DeBerry, 6-5, R-Jr., G, 7.5
Dylan Carr, 6-11, R-So., F, 5.0
Series history: Dayton leads 1-0. The Flyers won 81-80 on Nov. 9, 2013.
Coaches: Anthony Grant is 16-17 in his second season at Dayton. Jon Coffman is 80-55 in his fifth season at Purdue Fort Wayne. Coffman spent eight seasons at Stetson University as an assistant (2001-09). Grant was an assistant coach at Stetson in 1993-94. That was his first college coaching job.
Last game: Dayton beat Coppin State 76-46 on Saturday. Purdue Fort Wayne beat Manchester (Ind.) 111-65 on Tuesday.
About Dayton: Redshirt senior forward Josh Cunningham could return to the starting lineup after missing the first two games with a hand injury. Grant said Tuesday Cunningham should be available and make his season debut. … Dayton ranks 104th in the Ken Pomeroy ratings with victories over No. 213 North Florida and No. 348 Coppin State. Purdue Fort Wayne ranks 185th. … Dayton has made 9 of 34 3-pointers (26.5). The Flyers have shot 73.3 percent from the free-throw line (33 of 45). … Two walk-ons made their Dayton debuts Saturday: Christian Wilson and Jabali Leonard.
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About Purdue Fort Wayne: Konchar, Harrell, Holba, Dee Montgomery and Matt Weir have all made six 3-pointers. .. Fort Wayne made 14 of 35 3-pointers (40 percent) against Manchester, a Division III program. Weir came off the bench to score 22. Against Ohio State, the Mastodons made 6 of 27 3-pointers (22.2 percent). Harrell and Konchar each scored 13.
Looking ahead: Dayton plays three games in Nassau, Bahamas, next week: 7 p.m. Wednesday vs. Butler; 4 p.m. or 9:30 p.m. Thursday against Middle Tennessee State or Virginia; and Nov. 23 at a time to be announced against Wisconsin, Florida, Oklahoma or Stanford. It will be the first time Dayton has played regular-season games in a foreign country.
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