The Georgia Southern Eagles visit University of Dayton Arena in Dayton, Ohio on Saturday to play the Dayton Flyers. Georgia Southern fell to 8-4 on the season following an 80-68 loss to Radford. The Eagles were led by Tookie Brown with 22 points while handing out five assists and Quan Jackson scored 16 thanks to four baskets from 3-point territory.
Dayton improved to 7-5 on the season with an 81-69 victory over Presbyterian last Saturday. The Flyers were led by Jalen Crutcher with 19 points, while Jordan Davis chipped in with 18 and Trey Landers posted a double-double. Dayton raced out to a 45-17 halftime lead and coasted home.
Tookie Brown leads Georgia Southern in scoring and assists with averages of 16.7 points and 4.9 assists per game. Montae Glenn leads the Eagles in rebounds with an average of 7.1 per game. Five players in all are averaging double figures in scoring for Georgia Southern. The Eagles are shooting 50.6% from the field and 29.6% from 3-point territory.
Josh Cunningham leads Dayton in scoring and is second in rebounding with averages of 15.1 points and 5.8 rebounds per game. Trey Landers leads the Flyers in rebounds with an average of 7.8 per game. Jalen Crutcher leads the Flyers in assists with an average of 5.8 per game. Dayton is shooting 50.6% from the field and 32.3% from 3-point territory.