DAYTON, Ohio, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Derrick Brown hit a late jump shot to give 12th-ranked Xavier a six-point lead Sunday and the Musketeers then used free throws to hold off Dayton 57-51.
The win was the 10th straight for Xavier (24-2, 12-1 Atlantic 10), which remained in first-place in the conference.
Josh Duncan led the Musketeers in the low-scoring contest with 14 points. Brown collared nine rebounds.
Brian Roberts paced the Flyers (17-9, 5-8) with 15 points.