Basketball Gameday Central: Auburn vs. Dayton

Nov. 17, 2012

Game Details

Date: Sunday, Nov. 18, 2012 Tip: 1:00 PM CT
Video: ESPN3 Live Stats: Live Stats
Audio: Live Audio Radio: Auburn IMG Network

 

 

Auburn Projected Starters

F 2 Allen Payne 6-6 / 215 Jr.
C 41 Rob Chubb 6-10 / 250 Sr.
G 5 Shaquille Johnson 6-5 / 210 Fr.
G 10 Jordan Price 6-5 / 225 Fr.
G 23 Frankie Sullivan 6-1 / 206 Sr.

Dayton Projected Starters

F 2 Josh Benson 6-9 / 223 S4.
F 5 Devin Oliver 6-7/ 200 Jr.
F 21 Dyshawn Pierre 6-6 / 210 Fr.
G 1 Kevin Dillard 6-0 / 170 Sr.
G 43 Vee Sanford 6-3 / 180 Jr.

Game Notes

Scouting Dayton

Dayton defeated Boston College 87-71 on Friday after losing to No. 16 Baylor 84-74 on Thursday in the Charleston Classic ... in the win over Boston College, Dyshawn Pierre led five Flyers who scored in double figures with 23 points, making all five of his 3-point attempts ... Devin Oliver added 17 points and eight rebounds while Jalen Robinson had 15 points and six boards off the bench, Kevin Dillard 14 points on 2-of-3 threes and Vee Sanford 10 points, eight rebounds and six assists ... on the season, Dayton is shoot- ing 48 percent from the field and 41 percent from 3-point range ... Dayton defeated Arkansas State 74-61 in its season opener ... the Flyers return two starters from last year's 20-13 team that tied for fifth in the Atlantic 10 with a 9-7 record before losing in the NIT first round.

Auburn-Dayton Series

This is the third meeting between the Tigers and Flyers with Dayton winning all three previous games. Dayton set an NCAA record by going 0-of-24 from 3-point range but still managed to beat Jeff Lebo-coached Auburn 60-59 in over- time in the Chicago Invitational 60-59 in overtime in Hoffman Estates, Ill., in the last meeting between the two. Dayton defeated Auburn 85-71 in the Sugar Bowl Tournament first round in New Orleans on Dec. 29, 1965. The Flyers thrashed the Tigers 106-63 on Dec. 18, 1972, in Dayton.

Tony Barbee vs. Dayton

This is the first time Auburn's Tony Barbee has coached against Dayton.

Tigers in Charleston

Auburn is 5-1 all-time in Charleston, S.C. as the Tigers are 3-0 against the Col- lege of Charleston, 1-0 vs. The Citadel, 1-0 vs. Charleston Southern and 0-1 vs. Murray State.

Auburn's three wins against the College of Charleston came in a 55-51 victory on Friday in the Charleston Classic second round, 76-61 victory in Charleston on Dec. 7, 2004 and a 66-62 win in Auburn on Nov. 17, 2003.

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