Saint Louis at Dayton: What you need to know about Saturday’s game

Flyers lost the first matchup 73-60 at Saint Louis

Who: Saint Louis (17-9, 8-5) at Dayton (17-9, 9-4)

When: 4 p.m., Saturday

Where: UD Arena, Davidson, N.C.

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

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Probable Dayton starters

Josh Cunningham, 6-8, R-Sr., 14.2

Obi Toppin, 6-9, R-Fr., F, 13.8

Jalen Crutcher, 6-1, So., G, 13.1

Jordan Davis, 6-2, So., G, 10.2

Ryan Mikesell, 6-7, R-Jr., F, 9.6

Probable Saint Louis starters

Javon Bess, 6-6, Sr., G, 15.9

Tramaine Isabell Jr., 6-1, Sr., G, 11.4

Jordan Goodwin, 6-3, So., G, 10.0

Hasahn French, 6-7, So., F, 9.1

D.J. Foreman, 6-8, Sr., F, 5.8

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Series history: Dayton leads 33-27 and has won eight of the last 10 games. Saint Louis beat Dayton 73-60 on Feb. 5 at Chaifetz Arena.

Coaches: Anthony Grant is 31-26 in his second season at Dayton. Travis Ford is 46-46 in his third season at Saint Louis.

Last game: Dayton won 74-73 at Davidson on Tuesday. Saint Louis won 62-49 at home against La Salle on Saturday.

About Dayton: Dayton has a 77 percent chance of winning this game, according to , which predicts a 69-61 score. … Toppin is one dunk away from tying Chris Wright's single-season school record of 66 dunks in a season. … Davis made four 3-pointers against Davidson. He has made four or more 3-pointers in a game five times this season. … Toppin had 18 points and 12 rebounds against Davidson. It was his fourth double-double of the season. … Dayton scores 58.1 percent of its points on 2-point field goals, ranking fifth in the country in that stat. … This is the sixth of eight sold-out games at UD Arena. The Rhode Island game on March 1 and La Salle game on March 6 are also sold out.

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About Saint Louis: The Billikens rank 132nd in the Pomeroy ratings and 118th in the NCAA Evaluation Tool. Dayton ranks 67th and 76th, respectively. … Saint Louis ranks 351st out of 353 Division I teams in free-throw percentage (60.3). It made 13 of 27 (48.1 percent) in its last game. It ranks 329th in 3-point shooting percentage (30.4). … In its last five games of the regular season, Saint Louis plays five teams in the top seven in the standings: Dayton, Virginia Commonwealth, George Mason, Duquesne and St. Bonaventure. … Foreman scored a career-high 18 points against Dayton in the first game.

Looking ahead: Dayton plays at Massachusetts (9-16, 2-10) on Tuesday in Amherst, Mass.

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