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Senior Juwan Staten Leads His Team to a 5-0 Start

(Morgantown, WV)- Five games into the 2014-2015 basketball season and West Virginia University men’s basketball find themselves at 5-0 after play in Morgantown and Puerto Rico. Senior Juwan Staten (6’1’’, 190) is once again leading the team at point guard, with seven newcomers. He has been a true asset to the Mountaineer’s since transferring from Dayton in Ohio after his...
Via BlueGoldSports.com
3 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn, Dayton Meet In Tip-Off After Just Missing In Spring

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico — While the Huskies were beginning their miracle run last March, the Dayton Flyers were in the same building, working similar magic.
Via Hartford Courant - UConn
8 days ago

Ohio basketball legend Jim Paxson Sr. dies at 81

Ohio native and Dayton Flyers star Jim Paxson Sr. has died at the age of 81, the university confirmed Tuesday. Paxson, born in Springfield, Ohio and a graduate of Catholic Central High School, was a member of the Flyers from 1951-3 and 1955-6. He was later inducted into the University of Dayton Hall of Fame in 1976. After being selected with third overall pick in the 1956 NBA Draft...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dayton Kicker Scores TD Off Fumbled Kickoff Return

This is the only way a touchdown can be scored by a kicker and Dayton Flyers kicker William Will (yeah, that’s seriously his name) took full advantage of his opportunity. The ball squirted loose right into Will’s hands and he turned on the jets to get into the end zone. [YouTube] The post Dayton Kicker Scores TD Off Fumbled Kickoff Return appeared first on Diehardsport.
Via Diehardsport
October 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Dayton Unveils New Logo, Basketball Jerseys And Court Design

It’s a big day for Dayton athletics. The school unveiled the new logo for its athletic programs today, and unlike the old one, this is simply the letter “D” that is stylized for the team. New Dayton branding going on — new logo, new court, new uniforms. Here’s the new logo — pic.twitter.com/btKEBlWztg — Jeff Goodman (@GoodmanESPN) July 18, 2014 That wasn’t all for...
Via College Spun
July 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Price to transfer from Dayton

Dayton lost a returning starter Sunday when head coach Archie Miller announced Khari Price has decided to transfer out of the program. Price averaged 6.2 points in 22.4 minutes per game as a sophomore last season. He started all 37 games for the Flyers, who won 26 games and advanced to the NCAA tournament Elite Eight for the first time in 30 years. A native of Slidell, La., he scored...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
June 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Dayton Students Celebrating Elite 8 Run Cost Local Police $57K in OT

When the Dayton Flyers made their surprising run through the NCAA Tournament to the Elite 8, the celebration, which included the school’s president crowd surfing, was epic to say the least. Months have passed by, and sadly someone is trying to rain on the parade. Local authorities have estimated that due to the extra police presence required at the multiple celebrations tudents...
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dayton's Scott arrested, suspended

University of Dayton sophomore center Devon Scott has been suspended after being charged with domestic violence and assault. A university statement said Scott was presented misdemeanor charges by the university's public safety department, indicating Scott was involved in an on-campus incident. "Due to federal privacy laws, the university cannot release any additional...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

Can Cinderella--the Dayton Flyers--Keep Dancing? Please--We Want to See More of the Coach's Hot Wife!

The Dayton Flyers are the true Cinderella team of the tournament having overcome the odds and some serious competition to make it to the Elite 8. They are going to have their work cut out for them to keep dancing, but should they manage to overcome the No. 1 seed in the tournament Saturday--the Florida Gators--they will become one of if not the greatest Cinderella team of all time...
Via FatManWriting
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Dayton’s Airport Tower Is Showing Its Flyer Pride

Support for the Dayton Flyers in their hometown grows more by the day. Yesterday we took a look at some of the excellent signs being displayed on houses  in Dayton’s student “ghetto”, and today Dayton International Airport has dressed up its 254-foot air traffic control tower in school colors. @darrenrovell gotta love March madness..here is Dayton airport tribute to @DaytonMBB...
Via College Spun
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Community brings together America’s new Cinderella: The Dayton Flyers

I was pleasantly surprised when Jacob asked me to write a post for this site. It’s not everyday a Cincinnati sports fan gets to spout on a Cleveland sports site, but today is neither about Cleveland nor Cincinnati. No, we must put our differences aside for this moment. Today is a celebration of Cinderella. Today, we celebrate THE University of Dayton. I have what could be called...
Via Waiting For Next Year
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

This Is What It Looks Like When The Dayton Flyers Makes The Elite 8

What happens when your school, who was an 11-seed going into the tournament, makes it to the Elite 8? This happens… Dayton has defeated in-state rival Ohio State, basketball blue blood Syracuse, and Pac-12 upstart Stanford on their way to the round of eight. That’s an impressive run no doubt, but do they have enough [&hellip (Visited 1 times, 1 visits today) The post This...
Via No Coast Bias
March 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Dayton Flyers’ Elite 8 T-Shirts Are Flying High

The Dayton Flyers punched their ticket to the Elite 8 on Thursday night with a win over Stanford. These t-shrits hit the market like a bat out of hell after.
Via Gamedayr
March 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Dayton Paper Wishes Flyers Good Luck, Spells Sweet ’16′ With Buckeyes

Ohio State fans aren’t going to live this one down for a while. The Dayton Daily News already pulled one troll-job in congratulating the hometown Flyers on their win over the Buckeyes. Now the paper continues to turn the knife in sending the Flyers off to the Memphis Regional, with this “good luck in the Sweet 16″ message: Dayton Flyers’ good luck message in Dayton Daily...
Via College Spun
March 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Dayton grad has baby during halftime of Flyers win

This baby's a winner. Two Dayton Flyers fans had an even more intense experience than those just sitting at home watching the nail-biter. Adam and Chelsie Maloney told the Dayton Daily News they were in the delivery room at Kettering Medical Center as the Flyers took on Syracuse in the round of 32 of the NCAA tournament. Maeve Maloney was born during halftime of Dayton's...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Dayton Flyers: Archie Miller gets Major Contract Extension

Archie Miller has his Dayton Flyers in the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years. His reward – a massive contract extension that will keep the coach at Dayton through the 2018-2019 season, the school announced Monday. Miller released a statement on the the extension. “It’s a privilege to be the head coach at the University of Dayton. We are thrilled about our future. The...
Via Standing O Sports
March 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Greg Gumbel Calls Dayton’s Coach Wrong Name, CBS Cuts to Commercial (Video)

Archie Miller was a guest on CBS’s half time show to discuss his Dayton Flyers’ improbable run to the Sweet Sixteen. Archie is the brother of Sean Miller, coach of the Arizona Wildcats.  Things got really awkward when Greg Gumbel called Archie Miller “Sean.” Gumbel then compounded the error by trying to correct himself, and asking Archie Miller, “hows your brother Archie...
Via Thacover2
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Riot police called as students celebrate Dayton upset

DAYTON, OH. – The Dayton Flyers are officially the 2014 March Madness tournament’s Cinderella story after defeating both Ohio State and Syracuse in their first two games. University of Dayton President Daniel Curran was caught crowd surfing after Dayton’s upset of Syracuse Saturday night as more than 1,000 fans celebrated the surprise victory. “Dr. Dan! Dr. Dan! Dr. Dan!...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Morgan Miller: Hottest Photos Of Dayton Coach Archie Miller’s Wife

Hottest photos of Dayton Flyers head coach Archie Miller's wife, Morgan. She could be the March Madness sideline star of the 2014 NCAA Tournament.
Via Gamedayr
March 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Video: Dayton Flyers Dance All Over Syracuse To Celebrate Upset

The Dayton Flyers danced the night away in the locker room following their upset over Syracuse.
Via Gamedayr
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Syracuse doesn’t hit a three in 55-53 upset loss to Dayton

You can’t win many games without hitting a single three even if you’re high-powered Syracuse. Well that’s exactly what happened Saturday night as the Orange went 0-10 from beyond the arc in a 55-53 loss to the Dayton Flyers. The No. 3 Syracuse who struggled late in the season only to blow past Western Michigan […]
Via The Majors National
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 17 Billikens drop third straight, clinch A-10 title anyway

ST. LOUIS -- Reserve Jalen Robinson scored all 10 of his points in the second half, including two key 3-pointers in the put-away run, helping Dayton upset No. 17 Saint Louis 72-67 on Wednesday night, the Billikens' third straight loss. The Billikens (25-5, 12-3 Atlantic 10) still clinched at least a tie for a second straight Atlantic 10 title and the No. 1 seed in the conference...
Via Fox Sports Midwest
March 05, 2014  |  Discuss

NCAA OK with Dayton playing in First Four at home

In an effort to make it a fair contest, men's teams can't play on their home court during the NCAA tournament. At least, that's the goal. The Dayton Flyers could upset that plan. Every March, the University of Dayton hosts the NCAA's First Four, four games over two days which open the annual 68-team extravaganza. Heading into the weekend, the Flyers are 19-9 and...
Via AP on Fox
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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