Bishop leads George Washington against Dayton after 24-point outing
George Washington Colonials (9-13, 5-5 A-10) at Dayton Flyers (16-8, 8-3 A-10)
Dayton, Ohio; Saturday, 2 p.m. EST
BOTTOM LINE: George Washington visits the Dayton Flyers after James Bishop scored 24 points in George Washington’s 77-68 win over the UMass Minutemen.
The Flyers are 10-4 in home games. Dayton ranks second among A-10s in team defense, allowing 60.5 points while holding opponents to 41.5 percent shooting.
The Colonials went 5-5 against A-10 opponents. George Washington is eighth in the A-10 with 29.8 ppg in the paint led by Joe Bamasile averaging 6.2.
The teams are meeting for the 10th time this season in A-10. The Flyers won the last meeting 83-58 on January 8. Toumani Camara scored 14 points to help lead the Flyers to victory.
BEST PERFORMERS: Malachi Smith is averaging 9.3 points, 4.9 assists and 1.7 steals for the Flyers. Daron Holmes is averaging 11.3 points, six rebounds and 2.4 blocks over Dayton’s last 10 games.
Brayon Freeman is averaging 9.1 points and 3.3 assists for the Colonials. Bishop is averaging 13.7 points over George Washington’s last 10 games.
LAST 10 GAMES: Flyers: 8-2, averaged 67.9 points, 32.1 rebounds, 14.9 assists, 6.8 steals and 4.2 blocks per game while shooting 47.4% from the field . Their opponents are averaging 56.3 points per game.
Colonials: 5-5, averaged 68.6 points, 28.2 rebounds, 13.0 assists, 7.5 steals and 4.0 blocks per game while shooting 43.7 percent from the field. Their opponents average 74.4 points.
The Associated Press created this story using technology provided by Data Skrive and data from Sportradar.