The No. 24 Dayton Flyers routed George Mason 98-64 on Saturday at EagleBank Arena, stretching their winning streak to seven games and pulling into a tie with Virginia Commonwealth atop the Atlantic 10 Conference.
Player of the game: Charles Cooke hit 10 of 13 shots from the field to score 24 points.
Stat of the game: The Flyers made 14 of 22 3-pointers (63.6 percent) and shot 62.9 percent from the field.
Fact of the game: This is believed to be Dayton’s highest-scoring road performance since it scored 110 against Loyola in 1973.
Big picture: The Flyers are 19-3 and 9-1 in the A-10. VCU lost to George Washington on Saturday is also 9-1.
Dayton outscored George Mason 9-1 in the last 3 minutes, 40 seconds of the first half to build a 47-31 halftime lead
Player of the half: Cooke didn’t start because of a team rules violation but scored 12 points in his first eight minutes off the bench. He made 7 of 9 shots from the field and scored 18 points.
Stat of the half: The Flyers made 7 of 12 3-pointers (58.3 percent). Five different players made shots from long range.
Big run: The game was tied 7-7 when the Flyers went on a 13-3 run. They led by at least seven points the last 13 minutes of the half.
Foul trouble: Sam Miller has two fouls for Dayton. No one else has more than one.
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