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Pollard's 18 leads Dayton to 59-44 win over La Salle

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Kendall Pollard scored 18 points and Dayton took control down the stretch on Saturday to defeat La Salle 59-44. The Explorers were within three after a trey from Jordan Price with 11:05 remaining but missed their next 10 shots. Kyle Davis knocked down a 3 at the 6:12 mark to make it 52-42 and the Flyers upped the lead to 58-42 before Karl Harris scored for La...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Billikens return to Earth, absorb 73-37 pasting by Dayton

DAYTON, Ohio -- Kendall Pollard scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Dayton notched its fifth straight win, rolling to a 73-37 win over Saint Louis on Wednesday night.Pollard finished with 8-of-9 shooting from the field for the Flyers (17-3, 7-1 Atlantic 10 Conference). Dyshawn Pierre added 12 points and eight rebounds, Charles Cook had 10 points and five rebounds and Steve...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Pollard leads Dayton to 73-37 win over Saint Louis

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) Kendall Pollard scored 18 points and grabbed eight rebounds as Dayton notched its fifth-straight win, rolling to 73-37 win over Saint Louis on Wednesday night. Pollard finished with 8-of-9 shooting from the field for the Flyers (17-3, 7-1 Atlantic 10 Conference). Dyshawn Pierre added 12 points and eight rebounds and Charles Cook had 10 points and five rebounds...
Via Associated Press
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Dayton pulls away from Fordham in 64-50 win

NEW YORK (AP) Charles Cooke scored 26 points on 9-for-12 shooting to lead Dayton past Fordham 64-50 on Sunday. Scoochie Smith added 14 points and Dyshawn Pierre had 12 plus nine rebounds for Dayton (16-3, 6-1 Atlantic 10), which controlled the glass 39-28 to win its fourth straight and remain just a game out of first place behind VCU. Cooke was 4 of 6 behind the arc. The Flyers...
Via Associated Press
13 days ago  |  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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 24, 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

Speedos-clad fans try to distract Dayton player at free throw line

College basketball fans, particularly student fans, have long looked for different ways to distract visiting teams during games. Some of the more creative methods have been displayed when opponents go to the line to attempt free throws, and such was the case with some fans at Davidson during last night’s game against Dayton.  With 7:16 remaining in the game, and Davidson leading...
Via College Spun
January 21, 2015  |  Discuss

Dayton kicker scores touchdown on his own kickoff (Video)

It's rare enough to see a football kicker score a touchdown, but scoring a TD on his own kickoff? That's unheard of - until now.University of Dayton kicker William Will kicked the ball off, then scooped up the fumble on the return and ran it into the end zone for six points. Now who says kickers aren't valuable?Video via Dayton Flyers. H/T NIS. This post appeared first on Holdout...
Via Holdout Sports
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'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

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 mistakes Archie Miller for Sean Miller in halftime interview (Video)

CBS college basketball analyst Greg Gumbel badly butchered an interview with Dayton Flyers men's basketball coach Archie Miller on Sunday by mistaking him for his brother Sean Miller, the head coach of the Arizona Wildcats.Gumbel accidentally referred to Archie as "Sean" when making the point that both Miller brothers are heading to the Sweet 16 with their respective teams, which...
Via Holdout Sports
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

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

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

Newspaper puts Buckeyes on blast after loss to Flyers

While I would argue that there weren’t any major upsets in the first day of the NCAA Tournament, I would say that the minor upset of Dayton over Ohio State was the biggest. Not only did the lower seed win, but the in-state Flyers have been trying for years to get the Buckeyes to play […]Continue reading...
Via The Victory Formation
March 21, 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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