#A10WBB Daily Dose | Saturday, March 1, 2014
A-10 Standings | A-10 Stats
Saturday, March 1
St. Bonaventure at La Salle | 1:00 | Watch Live - A-10 Digital Network
Dayton at George Washington | 2:00 | Watch Live - A-10 Digital Network
Richmond at George Mason | 2:00| Watch Live - A-10 Digital Network
Duquesne at Rhode Island | 5:00| Watch Live - A-10 Digital Network
A-10 News and Notes
>Dayton has gone unbeaten at home the last two seasons (24-0). UD improved its home-court winning streak to 26 with its win over Saint Louis on Feb. 26. UD’s streak is the second-longest in the nation. Chatanooga (37) is the only streak better than Dayton’s. With their 21-5 record in 2013-14 it is the seventh season in a row that the Flyers have won 20+ games. UD currently has an RPI of 17. They are ranked No. 22 in the USA Today Coaches Poll.
>SBU’s 11 conference wins this season marks just the second time in program history the Bonnies have won 10 or more conference games. The other time was the 2011-12 season in which the team finished with a perfect 14-0 A-10 record in the regular season. The combined team records of the Bonnies’ eight losses this season is 157-65 (.707) for an average record of 20-8. Among those eight losses, UConn is the unanimous no. 1 ranked team in the nation while NC State is currently ranked 13th.
>The bracket for the 2014 A-10 Women’s Basketball Championship will be announced Sunday evening following the conclusion of the final two games of regular season play. The Championship, which takes place March 5-9 in Richmond, Va. will tip-off on Wednesday with an opening round game between the No. 12 and No. 13 seeds.
>La Salle bounced back from an 11-point halftime deficit to top Duquesne on the road, 68-63, on Wednesday evening. They put on one of their best shooting performances of the season, hitting over 50 percent, while limiting the Dukes to just 34 percent. Owens and Jasmine Alston led the offensive attack by tying their career highs; Owens poured in a game-high-tying 23 points and Alston added 16, while the pair pulled down eight rebounds each. Cropper added 13 along with a game-high six assists, and Burdgess added 12 including the winning bucket with just over two minutes remaining.