Tournament Guide: Dayton résumé
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Points Per Game
3PT ratio (of FG) FT pct.
(6-2, 180, SR)
(6-1, 180, JR)
(6-5, 190, SO)
(6-8, 231, SR)
(7-0, 240, SR)
14.5 ppg, 5.3 apg
9.5 ppg, 3.6 rpg
3.0 ppg, 3.2 rpg
13.5 ppg, 9.8 rpg
12.9 ppg, 7.1 rpg
Back pain has affected his 3PT aim
Team's unsung hero
Bit player now; bigger piece next year
Led A-10 in rebounding
Takes only high-percentage shots
(6-6, 226, SO)
(6-0, 190, SO)
(6-5, 210, SR)
6.8 ppg, 3.8 apg
5.0 ppg, 2.2 apg
1.9 ppg, 2.4 rpg
Terrific athlete with bright future
Allows Marshall to play some two-guard
Plays with boundless energy
Ramod Marshall scored a career-high 33 points as Dayton edged Duquesne 73-69 in the regular-season finale, clinching the West Division title for the Flyers.
Blown out at Saint Joseph's after winning their first nine Atlantic 10 games.
Most Revealing Moment
With its 9-0 start, Dayton's veteran starting five showed that the winning would continue under rookie head coach Brian Gregory.
Did You Know?
Three Dayton players have brothers who play D-I. Marques Bennett's brother (Michael) is a senior at Ball State; Frank Iguodala's brother (Andre) is a sophomore at Arizona; and Keith Waleskowski's brother (Adam) is a junior at Florida State.
The Flyers strive for balance with senior bangers Keith Waleskowski and Sean Finn doing damage inside, and lefty senior Ramod Marshall wreaking havoc on the perimeter.
Tight man-to-man to make shooting 3s difficult. Not afraid to jostle cutters in the lane to disrupt an opposing team's sets.
Like his old boss, Tom Izzo, coach Brian Gregory insists on an everybody-on-the-glass approach. As a result, Dayton is a terrific rebounding team.
Turnovers. The Flyers' turnover margin is -3.5, a puzzling stat for such an experienced starting five.
Will Lose When ...
The Flyers' sloppy ball handling catches up with them.
Famous Last Words
Dayton has quality senior leaders in Waleskowski, Finn and Marshall, but had problems against the A-10's more athletic teams. A really athletic, patient team can beat this squad.
Tournament History (1985-2003)
Overall NCAA History
NCAA appearances: 4 (of 19)
Seed average: 9.0
Highest seed No. 4 (2003)
Lowest seed: No. 12 (1990)
Biggest upset: 1990 vs. No. 5 Illinois
Most upsetting: 2003 vs. No. 13 Tulsa
Bracketology score: 0.83
NCAA appearances: 12
All-time record: 13-14 (.481)
Best finish: 1967, national finalist
Coach's NCAA record: Brian Gregory (0-0, .000)
Inside N-C Luna vs. vs. Bad Cls Lst
Team Sd RPI RPI RPI SOS 1-25 26-50 L L 10 B-Scr OffQ DefQ ASM
UConn 2 5 26 7 17 4-5 6-1 0 1 8-2 1.03 12.3 5.9 18.2
Vermont 15 115 279 105 281 0-0 0-1 5 2 7-3 1.00 (0.3) 2.8 2.5
Dayton 10 39 61 47 94 0-2 4-2 1 3 5-5 0.83 (0.3) 5.5 5.2
DePaul 7 41 100 26 67 2-2 3-4 0 0 8-2 1.17 3.9 1.6 5.5
Quad Comparison Key
Insider's replication of the Ratings Percentage Index.
RPI in non-conference games only.
Joe Lunardi's "predictive" RPI.
Strenth of Schedule (all games).
Record vs. 1-25 RPI teams.
Record vs. 26-50 RPI teams.
Losses to teams ranked below 150 in the RPI.
Losses by 3 points or less or in overtime.
Record in Last 10 games before tourney.
Bracketology Scores measure whether a team more often "exceeds" its seed or "falls short" of expectation (average B-Score is 1.00).
Offensive Quotient (average points per game by which a team exceeds/falls below the aggregate defense of its opponents).
Defensive Quotient (average points per game allowed below/above the aggregate offense of its opponents).
Adjusted Scoring Margin (OffQ+DefQ) has accurately predicted 10 of the last 16 Final Four participants).
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