breaking news

Deputy shot, killed while responding to robbery in Maine; suspect at large

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

RELATED: Five takeaways from Ohio’s victory

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

RELATED: Freshman steps up for Flyers

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.



Reader Comments ...


Next Up in Sports

5 things to know about NCAA Commission on College Basketball’s recommendations
5 things to know about NCAA Commission on College Basketball’s recommendations

The NCAA commission on college basketball – led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice – announced its recommendations on Wednesday morning. The commission was created in October 2017 after several major scandals, including several that led to arrested by the FBI. Specifically, the commission hopes...
Tennessee football podcast: Vols fans willing to ante up for titles
Tennessee football podcast: Vols fans willing to ante up for titles

KNOXVILLE, Tenn. — Tennessee athletic director Phillip Fulmer makes it very clear when he talks to his coaches   that they are expected to compete for titles, and will make sure they have what they need. “What do you need — not what do you want —   but what do you need to compete in the Southeastern...
Coach gives key reason why Jalen Hurts might have edge over Tua Tagovailoa in Alabama QB competition
Coach gives key reason why Jalen Hurts might have edge over Tua Tagovailoa in Alabama QB competition

Jalen Hurts’ future at Alabama has been a hot topic lately, and curiosity is growing about whether the quarterback w ill remain in Tuscaloosa throughout the coming season. But an anonymous college coach explained why the junior might have the edge over Tua Tagovailoa in the Crimson Tide’s competition to see who will...
NFL scout ranks Baker Mayfield behind Lamar Jackson, Josh Allen: ‘He’s not a top-10 player’
NFL scout ranks Baker Mayfield behind Lamar Jackson, Josh Allen: ‘He’s not a top-10 player’

One anonymous NFL scout says Baker Mayfield isn’t a top-10 player in the 2018 NFL Draft and actually ranks him last among the top group of quarterbacks as well. Bleacher Report’s Mike Freeman asked one scout to rank the top 10 players in the draft. Mayfield wasn’t included in that list, but the other four quarterbacks...
College basketball panel calls for strict NCAA reform
College basketball panel calls for strict NCAA reform

NCAA men’s basketball needs to be cleaned up, but the answer shouldn’t be paying players, according to a 60-page report released Wednesday by  The Commission on College Basketball. The commission, led by former Secretary of State Condoleezza Rice, was formed by the NCAA in response to a federal...
More Stories