The Dayton Flyers never trailed for during the 40 minutes of Tuesday's first round 2012 Atlantic 10 Tournament game. The George Washington Colonials shot 34.5 percent from the floor in the loss, and went just 3-of-14 from beyond the 3-point arc. The Flyers' solid defense gave them a 67-50 win, and a date with the Xavier Musketeers on Friday.
Devin Oliver led the Flyers with 19 points on 8-of-13 shooting, pitching in eight rebounds. Kevin Dillard picked up eight assists along with his 13 points. For the game, Dayton shot 51.2 percent from the floor, and made 19-of-20 from the free throw line to secure the win.
David Pellom played 34 minutes off the bench for the Colonials, picking up 18 points and 10 rebounds. Unfortunately, he had little help from his teammates. Tony Taylor led George Washington in scoring this season, but had just six points Tuesday on 3-for-11 shooting.