The Dayton Flyers and the Xavier Musketeers look to gain ground in the Atlantic-10 as they square off for a conference matchup from the Cintas Center.
Xavier opened A-10 Conference play with a stellar 4 game winning streak over Temple, GW, St. Bonaventure, and La Salle. The Musketeers lost their past two road games to Charlotte and St. Josephs dropping their record to 4-2 in the A-10 standings. Last game versus St. Joes, the Musketeers struggled making shots as they went 34 percent from the field, and only 1-13 from three point range. The Musketeers were held scoreless in the final 5 minutes of the game as their scoring drought helped St. Joes escape with the victory. Semaj Christon continued to play well as he dropped 16 points in the loss. Xavier averages 64 points, 35 rebounds, and 11.7 assists per game while shooting 46 percent from field goal range.