Toppin wins Atlantic 10 Player of the Week award

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Highlights: Dayton's Obi Toppin scores career-high 29 in opener

Credit: DaytonDailyNews

Dayton Flyers forward Obi Toppin shared the first Atlantic 10 Conference Player of the Week Award with Richmond’s Nick Sherrod on Monday.

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Toppin scored a career-high 29 points on 10-of-16 shooting with six dunks and 12 rebounds on Saturday in a season-opening 86-81 victory against Indiana State at UD Arena.

One week into the college basketball season, Toppin ranks seventh in the national player of the year standings.

Dayton returns to action at 7 p.m. Saturday against Charleston Southern.

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