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Dayton Flyers vs. Davidson: UD wins 18th straight, A-10 regular-season title

UPDATE @ 8:48 p.m.: The Dayton Flyers, led by Obi Toppin, continued their winning ways with a dominating 82-67 win over the Davidson Wildcats at UD Arena.

Obi Toppin continued to set records as the Flyers close in on an outright Atlantic 10 regular-season title.

His third dunk of the game, which made it 56-33, in the second half gave him the university’s all-time dunk record with the 177th of his career.

The record breaker came as part of a back-to-back Rodney Chatman to Toppin dunk on the fast break. Chatman assisted on both.

Toppin passed Chris Wright, who was the previous UD dunk record holder with 176.

UPDATE @ 8:01 p.m.: 

The Flyers are building on the 42-24 halftime lead against the Davidson Wildcats.

Dayton shot a blistering 69.2 percent from the floor in the first half.

The Flyers are being paced by Obi Toppin, who had 14 points at the break. Rodney Chatman is in double figures as well with 10 points. Ibi Watson added eight in the first half.

EARLIER REPORT

The No. 4 Dayton Flyers (26-2 and 15-0) return home tonight to take on the Davidson Wildcats (15-2 and 9-6) at the University of Dayton Arena.

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Winners of 17 straight, the Flyers are looking to continue their perfect start to Atlantic 10 Conference play. On Tuesday, Dayton defeated George Mason in Fairfax, Virginia to claim at least a share of the regular season title.

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With a win tonight, the Flyers will clinch the regular season title outright.

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Tonight's game will air on 1290 and 95.7 WHIO starting at 6 p.m. with the Bud Light Pregame Show, hosted by Nancy Wilson live at Lees Ltd. on Brown Street.

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Tipoff is scheduled for 7 p.m. with Larry Hansgen on the call courtside from the Arena.

The game will be broadcast nationally on ESPN2, with legendary college basketball analysis Dick Vitale part of the broadcast team.

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Vitale will be joined by other members of one of ESPN’s top broadcast crews including play-by-play announcer Bob Wischusen and sideline reporter Holly Rowe.

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Coverage of the game continues on WHIO Radio with Flyer Feedback, hosted by John Bedell and Keith Waleskowski from Flanagan’s Pub.