March 11, 2011
Courtesy of the Associated Press
ATLANTIC CITY, N.J.- Luke Fabrizius hit two free throws with 5.8 seconds to play and Dayton stunned No. 18 Xavier 68-67 in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference tournament on Friday.
The Flyers (21-12) blew a 17-point lead in the second half and trailed by a point before Fabrizius made his foul shots.Atlantic 10 player of the year Tu Holloway's running 35-footer bounced off the backboard and the rim at the buzzer as Xavier (24-7) continued its recent run of A10 tournament woes.The Musketeers, who have made the round of 16 in the NCAA tournament each of the last three seasons, have not won a league title since 2006 despite having a share of the regular-season title the past five seasons.Xavier likely will get another bid to the NCAA party on Sunday.Chris Wright had 15 points to lead Dayton.