UD set to host Auburn
TOUGH TEST AHEAD AS DAYTON HOSTS AUBURN
The University of Dayton Flyers look to continue their success against SEC opponents hosting the Auburn Tigers on Wednesday, Nov. 29 at 7 p.m. ET.
Dayton leads the all-time series 4-0.
The Flyers won the last meeting, 73-63 on Nov. 18, 2012 in the Charleston Classic.
POWER FIVE PROMINENCE
The Flyers have won 15 of the last 18 contests against SEC opponents and six straight.
Dayton is 32-14 in the last 10 years against programs from the ACC, Big 12, Big Ten, SEC and Pac 12 Conferences.
Dayton has won 16 straight at UD Arena.
Dayton returns the 11th-fewest number of minutes played in Division I (2,020). Only Mississippi Valley State (386), Pitt (648), North Carolina Central (862), Kentucky (890), Austin Peay (1,392), Robert Morris (1,612), Iowa State (1,728), Memphis (1,825), James Madison (1,881) and Chattanooga (1,909) have fewer.
Josh Cunningham leads the Atlantic 10 in rebounding (10.6 rpg) and has a double-double in two of his last three games.
Cunningham has 18 offensive rebounds, nearly half of Dayton's offensive rebound total of 40.
In the Charleston Classic, Darrell Davis averaged 24.0 points on 24 of 45 shooting from the field (.533) and 14 of 26 (.538) from 3-point range.
Darrell Davis ranks fourth in the A-10 in scoring (20.0 ppg) and has scored in double figures in every games this season.
Kostas Antetokounmpo has nine blocks and twice scored in double figures in the last four games. He is shooting 13 of 19 (.684) from the field in that span.
In Dayton victories Xeyrius Williams is averaging 10.0 points with an assist-to-turnover ratio of 3.67. In the losses, Williams' averages drop to 7.0 points and 1.5 assist-to-turnover ratio.
Jordan Davis averages 11.7 points while shooting 12 of 18 from the field (.667) and 8 of 13 from (.615) from beyond the arc in the last three contests.
UD has progressively improved its 3-point field goal shooting in every game this season. The Flyers started off at 27 percent, but improved each game since.
Dayton is one of 19 schools to have made the last four NCAA Tournaments.
Dayton goes on the road to face the Mississippi State Bulldogs on Sunday, Dec. 3 at 8 p.m. ET.