DAYTON RUMORS & GOSSIP

20-year-old Dayton basketball player Steve McElvene collapses, dies at family home

Sad news out of the University of Dayton Flyers basketball team, as reports indicate that 20-year-old center Steve McElvene has passed awayat his family home on Thursday. The local Allen County (Ind.) Coroners Office announced the news of his death taking place at 11:19 a.m. on Thursday. According to their press release, an autopsy is being performed and results should be know...
Via The Comeback
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Dayton Flyers’ Center Steve McElvene Reportedly Dies At The Age Of 20

Dayton men’s basketball center Steve McElvene has reportedly died. He was 20.  Accoding to multiple reports, McElvene collapsed at his family’s home. The 6-foot-11, 268-pound rising sophomore reportedly had an enlarged heart.  McElvene’s AAU team, the Spiece Indy Heat, confirmed the news on Twitter.  New Haven native, former Heat player and current Dayton player, Steve...
Via College Spun
May 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Boeheim: Critics of Syracuse know nothing about basketball

Syracuse put together a dominant performance Friday afternoon, shutting down 7-seed Dayton to move onto the second round of this year’s NCAA Tournament. After the contest, head coach Jim Boeheim met with the media, and of course, provided an amusing sound bite.  Boeheim, talking about Syracuse’s controversial inclusion in the tournament, said that anyone who doesn’t believe...
Via College Spun
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Crying Dayton fan sums up Flyers’ misery against Syracuse

On day two of the NCAA Tournament, we may have our first of what will surely be a handful of crying fans caught on camera. This poor youngster wanted nothing more than to watch his beloved Dayton Flyers reach the second round of the tournament, but it was not to be for this aviator-in-training. :(https://t.co/1szwIkC6xl — David Gardner (@byDavidGardner) March 18, 2016 Dayton...
Via The Comeback
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Dayton reduces young fan to tears

The No. 7 Dayton Flyers are currently facing the No. 10 Syracuse Orange in the opening round of the 2016 NCAA Tournament, and aren’t exactly doing well. In fact, as can be seen in the video below, Dayton’s poor play has made on young Flyers fan cry. As heartbreaking as Dayton’s loss may be for some, it isn’t exactly surprising. Both teams struggled down the stretch and got...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Poor little Dayton fan breaks down during blowout

The Dayton Flyers are being torn limb from limb right now by 10-seeded Syracuse, and no one in the world is taking it harder than this Dayton Flyers kid.Sportloop posted a Vine of the child, who is dressed in the goofiest, aviator-style hat. He is crying, because his team is down big, and he's quickly learning that the world is a vast, echoing chamber of unrequited love and crushing...
Via Fox Sports
March 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Dyshawn Pierre suspended over sexual assault allegation

Dayton senior forward Dyshawn Pierre has been suspended by the university in the wake of a sexual assault allegation from a fellow student. On Wednesday, Pierre’s lawyer spoke out against Dayton’s decision to suspend the star player following an accusation that did not lead to a criminal charge. “Ignoring that decision made by qualified professionals, the University of Dayton...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 24, 2015  |  Discuss

Dayton Player Gets Pantsed By Own Teammate; Cheerleaders React (Video)

Dayton’s hopes of advancing in the NCAA Tournament were dwindling, so Dyshawn Pierre could have lost his cool. Instead, he lost his pants. With his team trailing by seven points in Wednesday’s First Four matchup against Boise State, the junior forward skied for an uncontested rebound. He came down with the ball, but unfortunately, his shorts came down with it. This...
Via NESN.com
March 18, 2015  |  Discuss

Both First Four Bubble Games Have Turned Into Problems, Highlighting The Need For Reform

The court pictured above is one of the NCAA’s standardized “Stepford Courts,” with the familiar logo in the middle, the black bordering, and the clear lanes. (Stepford Courts must die, but of course, that’s why they exist. We wouldn’t want each NCAA tournament venue to retain its originality…) Yet, savvy observers will identify the building as UD Arena, the home of the...
Via The Student Section
March 16, 2015  |  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'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 information...
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

Dayton students celebrate Flyers punching ticket to Elite 8

Dayton's student ghetto raged in celebration after the Flyers punched their ticket to the Elite 8.
Via Gamedayr
March 27, 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

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 win over...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
March 25, 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

Dayton president crowd surfs on campus after win

Saturday night, Dayton defeated 3-seed Syracuse to reach the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament for the first time since 1984. The Flyers, who survived after a potential game-winner from Orange freshman Tyler Ennis hit the back iron, won the game behind solid 3-point shooting, team rebounding and key defensive stops down the stretch. As you can imagine, the hang time on Ennis’ shot...
Via College Spun
March 22, 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

WATCH: Dayton coach's wife has great reaction to upset win

Did anything capture the emotion of Dayton’s thrilling upset win over Syracuse better than the reaction of Morgan Miller, the wife of Flyers head coach Archie Miller? I think not. Shortly after Dayton barely escaped the 3-seeded Orange with a 55-53 win Saturday to advance to the Sweet 16 of the NCAA Tournament, TBS showed […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Dayton newspaper trolls Ohio State with authority in front page headline (photo)

While considered an upset seeding-wise, lots of folks gave the Dayton Flyers more than a fighting chance of beating its in-state rivals, the Ohio State Buckeyes, in the teams’ second round matchup in the NCAA Tournament. And the Flyers did not disappoint its fans or those bracket-fillers who put their faith in the squad. Vee […] The post Dayton newspaper trolls Ohio State with...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Dayton vs The Syracuse Zone

Earlier today, Dayton Flyer Vee Sanford nailed the game winner against Ohio St.  Dayton scored 60 points and shot 45% from the field, but in order to beat Syracuse in the Round of 32, they will need to shoot better than 3-13 from downtown.Jordan Sibert led Dayton in 3pt attempts knocking down just 1 of his 5 attempts. That is right at his season average in 3pt attempts, but he...
Via We Talk Fantasy Sports
March 20, 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 are 7-6 in the...
Via Associated Press
February 27, 2014  |  Discuss
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