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TUESDAY NIGHT TUSSLE AS UD FACES SAINT JOSEPH'S IN PHILADELPHIA

February 25, 2014
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TUESDAY NIGHT TUSSLE AS UD FACES SAINT JOSEPH'S IN PHILADELPHIA
• Winners of six straight, the University of Dayton Flyers look to close the month of February unbeaten when they battle the Saint Joseph's Hawks on Tuesday at 7 p.m. ET.
• The game will be televised by CBS Sports Network, carried by WHIO Radio and is available with live streaming audio and stats at DaytonFlyers.com.

Due to CBS Sports Network's broadcast rights, there will be NO live video streaming available at www.DaytonFlyers.com.

ABOUT SAINT JOSEPH'S
• The second-place Saint Joseph's Hawks enter the game 19-7 overall and 9-3 in the Atlantic 10. SJU has been stellar at home with a 10-3 record. The Hawks are led by Langston Galloway, who ranks fifth in the A-10 points per game (16.8), sixth in free throw accuracy (.792), and second in three-point field goal percentage (.440).

SERIES STUFF
• Dayton leads the all-time series 19-14, but lost the earlier meeting this year 60-57 at UD Arena. The Flyers have lost the last six at Saint Joseph's.

FANTASTIC FEBRUARY
• Dayton is looking to end the month of February unbeaten for the first time since the 1970-71 Flyers went 8-0.
• Dayton is 6-0 in February. The six consecutive conference wins are the longest streak in coach Archie Miller's tenure.

MULTI-FACETED ATTACK
• When Dayton has four or more players score in double figures, the Flyers are 10-1 this season. Overall, 11 different Flyers have scored in double figures in 2013-14.
• Dayton is also 9-0 when the team scores 80 or more points in a game this year.

THE 'D' BACK IN DAYTON
• In the last seven games, Dayton has not allowed an opponent to score 70 or more points.
• During UD's six-game winning streak, Dayton is allowing 62.8 points and are plus-3.5 in turnovers.

TO BE THE BEST, YOU MUST BEAT THE BEST
• Dayton's final four regular season game are all against Top 50 RPI opponents. In fact, all four teams are ahead of Dayton in the Atlantic 10 standings.

SUPER STREAKING
• Dayton's six-game winning streak is currently the second-longest in the conference behind Saint Louis' 12.
• Three UD players have scoring averages in double figures - Jordan Sibert (14.3 ppg), Devin Oliver (11.7 ppg) and Vee Sanford (11.2 ppg).
• Dayton is shooting .445 from the field and .371 from beyond the arc.
• The Flyers are plus-3.5 in turnover margin and forcing 13.8 turnovers per game.
• Dayton has also made it happen at the free throw line, hitting at a .780 clip and converting 11 more shots than its opponents.
• The Flyers have come from behind in 14 of its 19 wins this season, including all six games in its current win streak.    


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