Flyers fall at George Mason 85-67

FAIRFAX, Va. (WDTN) – Darrell Davis recorded 19 points and six rebounds as the Dayton Flyers fell to the George Mason Patriots, 85-67.

Josh Cunningham scored 15, nine of those coming off of free throws, as the Flyers drop to 11-14 overall and 5-8 in the Atlantic 10.

FIRST HALF

  • The Flyers trailed 36-27 at the half.
  • Dayton led 14-8 early before going scoreless in a five-minute stretch to allow the Patriots to take their first lead, 16-14 with 8:34 to go.
  • Tied at 25-25, George Mason went on an 11-2 run to close the half.

SECOND HALF

  • George Mason led 57-42 at the 12:31 mark after hitting six consecutive field goals, three from 3-point range.
  • The Flyers cold streak continued midway through the half not converting a field goal for a stretch of 5:11.
  • George Mason shot 54 percent from the field in the second half and 6 of 7 from 3-point range.

INSIDE THE NUMBERS

  • John CrosbyJalen Crutcher and Matej Svoboda scored seven points apiece.
  • Darrell Davis and Cunningham have scored in double figures in 14 straight contests, Cunningham in 17 of the last 18 games.
  • Dayton drops to 1-8 on the road this season and has lost five straight.
  • Overall, George Mason shot 51 percent from the field and 10 of 19 from three-point range.
  • The loss snapped Dayton’s seven-game winning streak against George Mason.
  • Dayton has allowed 70 or more points in every Atlantic 10 road contest this year.

 

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