Dayton shot 69 percent from the field and held Detroit to 35 percent shooting.
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Detroit’s Antoine Davis, the second-leading scorer in the country (29.6 points per game), scored 18 points on 6-of-23 shooting. Davis is the son of first-year Detroit coach Mike Davis, the former head coach at Indiana.
Toppin dunked five times and scored 14 points to lead the Dayton Flyers to a 49-29 halftime lead against Detroit Mercy on Tuesday at UD Arena.
Toppin made 7 of 8 shots from the field. Dayton made 20 of 28 shots (71 percent).
All eight of Dayton’s scholarship players scored. Crutcher scored eight points and had five assists. Mikesell scored eight.
Davis had seven. Cunningham scored six. Frankie Policelli scored his first career points on a dunk. Dwayne Cohill and Trey Landers had two points.
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Antoine Davis scored 11 points on 4-of-12 shooting for Detroit. The Titans shot 33.3 percent from the field and 36.8 percent (7 of 19) from 3-point range.