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VCU falls short, loses to Dayton

Nah'Shon Hyland led VCU with 18 points
Dayton VCU Basketball
Posted at 8:26 AM, Feb 19, 2020
and last updated 2020-02-19 08:40:03-05

RICHMOND, Va. — Jalen Crutcher scored 18 points and No. 5 Dayton held off a late challenge and beat VCU 66-61.

It's the Flyers' 15th consecutive victory.

Obi Toppin added 12 points and Trey Landers 11 for the Flyers. now 24-2 on the season.

They were the highest-ranked team ever to play on VCU's home floor.

VCU closed to within one possession several times in the last seven minutes, the last on Vince Williams' putback with 27 seconds left, but the Flyers held on.

Nah'Shon Hyland led VCU with 18 points and Marcus Santos-Silva had 12 points and 17 rebounds.