Preview: Dayton Flyers vs. Old Dominion

Dayton playing in fifth-place game in Charleston on Sunday


Who: Dayton (2-1) vs. Old Dominion (3-1)

What: Fifth-place game of Charleston Classic

When: 3:30 p.m. Sunday

Where: TD Arena, Charleston, S.C.

TV/Radio: ESPN3; AM 1290, News 95.7 WHIO

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Probable Dayton starters

Darrell Davis, 6-5, Sr., G, 20.3 points per game

John Crosby, 6-3, Jr., G, 7.3

Josh Cunningham, 6-7, R-Jr., F, 15.7

Xeyrius Williams, 6-8, Jr., F, 10.0

Jalen Crutcher, 6-1, Fr., G, 5.0

Probable Old Dominion starters

Trey Porter, 6-10, R-Jr., F, 11.8

Brandan Stith, 6-5, R-Jr., G, 7.3

B.J. Stith, 6-7, R-Sr., F, 12.3

Ahmad Caver, 6-2, Jr., G, 11.5

Randy Haynes, 6-4, Sr., G, 7.0

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Series history: Dayton leads 6-5. The Monarchs won the last meeting 74-71 on Dec. 11, 2010, in Norfolk, Va.

Coaches: Anthony Grant is 2-1 as Dayton head coach. His career record in 10 seasons is 195-111. Jeff Jones is 92-52 in his fifth season at Old Dominion. He coached at Virginia from 1990-98 and led the Cavaliers to the NCAA tournament five times.

About Dayton: The Flyers are shooting 45.9 percent from the field, 29.9 percent from 3-point range and 76.9 percent from the free-throw line. … Dayton is averaging 10.3 turnovers per game. Opponents are averaging 11.0. … Cunningham leads the team with 9.3 rebounds per game. … Trey Landers will miss the game after spraining his ankle Friday. He started the first three games. Guard Jordan Davis and forwards Kostas Antetokounmpo and Matej Svoboda are other potential starters, in addition to Crutcher.

PHOTOS: Dayton vs. Ohio

About Old Dominion: The Monarchs opened the season with a 69-53 victory over James Madison. They lost 76-65 to Temple in the first round of the Charleston Classic and beat Indiana State 62-44 on Friday. Caver scored 22 points Friday, and Porter had a career-high 16. Old Dominion forced 17 turnovers and committed six. … Old Dominion was picked to finish fourth in the Conference USA preseason poll. … The Monarchs finished 25-13 in 2015-16 and 19-12 last season. They last played in the NCAA tournament in 2010 and 2011. … ODU has one player from Ohio: Alassane Kah, a 6-9 senior forward from Walnut Ridge High School in Columbus. … The Stith brothers are the sons of Bryant Stith, the all-time leading scorer at Virginia.

Other Sunday games: Ohio will play Indiana State at 1 p.m. in the seventh-place game (ESPN3). Auburn will play Hofstra at 7 p.m. in the third-place game (ESPNU). Clemson will play Temple in the championship game at 9:30 p.m. (ESPN2).

Next game: Dayton plays Akron at 7 p.m. Nov. 25 at UD Arena.



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