Two depleted teams, Dayton and Duquesne, put survivors on the floor and Flyers used a 15-1 run with a lineup full of freshmen to score a 72-63 Atlantic-10 victory. Crutcher, Watson lead the scoring, but freshman lead the 15-1 breakaway.

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McCoy: UD’s Weaver, Flyers Weave Way Past Duquesne

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McCoy: No ‘Escape From the Bronx’ for UD’s Flyers

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