Dayton Rumors & News

  • Dayton picks up verbal commitment from guard John Crosby

    Dayton Daily News "The Dayton men’s basketball program picked up a verbal commitment Monday from point guard John Crosby, of the New Hampton School (N.H.), according to a source. Crosby is a 6-foot-2 guard originally from Baltimore, Md. He’s attending New Hampton this year and previously attended Baltimore..." September 22

  • Former Oakland guard transfers to Dayton, eligible this season

    College Basketball Talk "Dayton will have the services of fifth-year point guard Ryan Bass for the this upcoming season, as head coach Archie Miller announced on Tuesday that the Dayton, Ohio native had joined the program. “We are very excited to announce the addition of Oakland University graduate, Ryan Bass to our..." August 27

  • Matt Derenbecker, former LSU, UNO basketball player, found dead in Ponchatoula

    New Orleans Times-Picayune "Matt Derenbecker, who played college basketball at UNO, Dayton and LSU and was a high school star at Country Day, was found dead Sunday in Ponchatoula at a friend's house where he was house sitting, his father, John Derenbecker, said. He was 22. John Derenbecker said Matt did not show up at..." August 11

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN.com "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 08

  • Dayton guard Khari Price to transfer from program

    Fox Sports "Dayton lost a returning starter Sunday when head coach Archie Miller announced guard 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..." June 09

  • Dayton lands James Madison transfer Charles Cooke

    CBSSports.com "Dayton has landed James Madison transfer Charles Cooke, sources confirmed to CBSSports.com. Cooke chose the Flyers over Rhode Island and James Madison." June 04

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    Jon Rothstein @JonRothstein

    JMU transfer Charles Cooke is down to URI, Dayton, + Michigan State, source told @CBSSports. Already visited URI. Visits Dayton in June.

  • Elite Eight run worth more than $72 million for Dayton

    CBSSports.com "Earlier this week, we passed along the bad associated with Dayton's Elite Eight run: the tax bill the city paid due to so much police required to handle the frenzied celebrations. Well, here's the other side of it -- the very good. Per the school, Dayton earned $72.66 million worth of "media..." May 23

  • Dayton's Elite Eight run cost the city nearly $60K in taxes

    Dayton Daily News "Miami Valley taxpayers and the University of Dayton shelled out more than $57,000 in overtime to fund police officers from 13 jurisdictions to control crowds at the University of Dayton as its men’s basketball team made a historic run in this year’s NCAA tournament. Faced with the job of..." May 21

  • Dayton sophomore Devon Scott charged with domestic violence

    College Basketball Talk "Fresh off of a trip to the Elite 8, Dayton sophomore Devon Scott decided to celebrate by going out and getting charged with domestic violence and assault. According to the AP, the alleged assault occurred on April 1st at Scott’s residence. “Due to federal privacy laws, the University cannot..." April 08

  • Florida Gators defeat Dayton 62-52, advance to Final Four

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "The Florida Gators pulled away for a 62-52 win over Dayton Saturday night, advancing to the Final Four. UF ended one frustrating streak and extended another one with the victory. The No. 1 seed Gators won their 30th consecutive game. And they finally claimed an Elite Eight victory after..." March 30

  • NCAA South Regional betting news and notes: 3-point line a no-fly zone vs. Dayton

    Covers.com "Just two teams remain in the South Region, and only one will advance to the Final Four. Here's a quick look at Saturday's matchup between the Florida Gators and the Dayton Flyers: No. 11 Dayton Flyers vs. No. 1 Florida Gators (-10.5, 132.5) Much has been made about the Gators' stifling..." March 29

  • Dayton faces Florida in the NCAA Regional Final

    DaytonFlyers.com "DAYTON FACES FLORIDA IN THE NCAA REGIONAL FINAL • Looking to make the Final Four for the first time in 47 years, the University of Dayton Flyers match up against the No. 1 overall seed Florida Gators in the South Regional Final of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. • The 6:09 p.m. ET game on Saturday..." March 29

  • Gators' bench could be key against deep, relentless Dayton

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Florida's seniors have led the way all season, but the Gators' young bench could be the key to reaching the Final Four. The No. 11 Dayton Flyers will come at the No. 1 Gators in waves on Saturday, unleashing as many as a dozen players to push the pace and create havoc. Coach Archie Miller's..." March 29

  • Billy Donovan's Gators are Cinderella's worst nightmare

    Fort Lauderdale Sun-Sentinel "Sorry, Cinderella, the party's almost over. Take off that ballroom gown, put on your tattered old dress, retrieve your mop and pail and get back to work. Once again, the No. 1-ranked Florida Gators are on the verge of snuffing out the hopes and dreams of underdogs everywhere and sending No...." March 29

  • Gators face Dayton for spot in Final Four

    Florida Today "The Dayton Flyers are feeling very confident and loose with the upsets they've already pulled this NCAA Tournament. They're also ready to wreck what's left of anyone's bracket with their greatest challenge ahead and a trip to the Final Four on the line. Enter the Florida Gators, the overall top..." March 29

  • Gators open as double-digit faves versus Flyers

    Covers.com "Lines for Saturday's Elite Eight matchups are starting to hit the board at sportsbooks and the No. 1 Florida Gators have opened as 10-point faves over this year's Cinderella program, the Dayton Flyers. The total opened at 133.5. The Gators have covered in back-to-back tournament games, but..." March 28

  • Elite performance helps Dayton stop Stanford 82-72

    DaytonFlyers.com "Jordan Sibert scored 18 points, Kendall Pollard added a season-high 12 and Dayton rolled past Stanford 82-72 on Thursday to make the NCAA tournament's Elite Eight for the first time since 1984. Devin Oliver added 12 points and seven rebounds and Matt Kavanaugh tallied 10 points as the Flyers..." March 28

  • NCAA tournament breakdown: Previewing Thursday's Sweet 16 games

    USA Today "WEST REGIONAL (ANAHEIM) Stanford (23-12) vs. Dayton (25-10) | Time, TV: 7:15 p.m. ET, CBS Why Dayton will win: Rolling in the deep. The Flyers' rotation includes 11 players averaging double-digit minutes. "There's not much difference between No. 3 and No. 8," coach Archie Miller said...." March 27

  • Miller brothers carrying on the family tradition

    Arizona Republic "The Sweet 16 can mean different things to different programs. John Miller's two sons epitomize that. Archie, the third-year coach at Dayton, has his 11th-seeded Flyers into the round of 16 for the first time in 30 years. This is a revelation. Sean has No. 1 seed and title contender Arizona..." March 25

  • Stanford's Dawkins: Dayton has 'toughness about them'

    San Jose Mercury News "Stanford plays Dayton on Thursday in the only matchup of double-digit seeds in the NCAA tournament's Sweet 16 round. But Cardinal coach Johnny Dawkins said his team won't be lured into a false sense of confidence. Asked if the bracket is opening up after 11th-seeded Dayton took out No. 3..." March 25

  • Dayton faces Stanford in the NCAA Regional Semifinal

    DaytonFlyers.com "DAYTON FACES STANFORD IN THE NCAA REGIONAL SEMIFINAL • Looking to make the Elite Eight for the first time in 30 years, the University of Dayton Flyers match up against the No. 10 seed Stanford Cardinal in the Third Round of the 2014 NCAA Tournament. • The game will be nationally televised on..." March 25

  • Archie Miller signs extension with Dayton

    CBSSports.com "That didn't take very long. After leading Dayton to the Sweet 16, head coach Archie Miller has locked up a long-term deal with the Flyers. Miller signed a contract extension with Dayton that keeps him with the Flyers through the 2018-19 season. He has been with Dayton since the 2011-12..." March 24

  • Orange crushed, Dayton upsets Syracuse 55-53

    DaytonFlyers.com "The Dayton Flyers became the biggest Cinderella story in the 2014 NCAA Tournament. With a stop as time expired, the Flyers upset the No. 12/14 Syracuse Orange 55-53 to earn their first spot in the Sweet Sixteen since 1984. Dyshawn Pierre led the Flyers with 14 points and six rebounds, while..." March 23

  • For Dayton, NCAA ebullience gives way to business

    USA Today "The Dayton Flyers were flying high after their Thursday win against Ohio State. Friday, they came back to earth. They insisted they're here on a business trip, nothing more. That game against lordly Syracuse on Saturday? Just business. Vee Sanford set the tone. A day after hitting the shot..." March 22

  • Battle of Ohio as Dayton gets shot at Buckeyes

    New York Post "Ohio State can’t duck Dayton. Not this time. Despite the campuses being only one hour apart, Ohio State and Dayton have played only six times, and not since the 2008 NIT. It’s not that Dayton is unwilling to test itself against the dominant team in the state, it’s that Ohio State, as the top..." March 20

  • Sanford's the hero as Dayton stuns Ohio State 60-59

    DaytonFlyers.com "Vee Sanford hit a layup with 3.8 seconds remaining to help the Dayton Flyers upset the No. 22/24 Ohio State Buckeyes, 60-59, in the NCAA Tournament Second Round. Trailing 59-58 with 10 seconds left, Sanford drove from the top of the key to the right side and banked in a shot. Ohio State's Aaron..." March 20

  • Will Dayton's extra motivation knock out Ohio State in the first round of the NCAA Tournament?

    Cleveland Plain Dealer "Ohio State arrived in Buffalo on Tuesday night, and the No. 6 Buckeyes will spend Wednesday practicing, talking to the media, watching more film and getting ready for their matchup with No. 11 Dayton at 12:15 p.m. on Thursday on CBS. The Buckeyes and Flyers haven't played since the 2008 NIT and..." March 19

  • Looking for Cinderella? Try the A-10

    USA Today "AT THE WATER COOLER: Every year, we search for it. That diamond-in-the-rough team that we dub Cinderella. If we're trying to find a team to become this year's NCAA tournament darling, look no further than the Atlantic 10 Conference, a league that hasn't skipped a beat in spite of losing..." March 12

  • Dayton tips off 2014 Atlantic 10 tournament in Brooklyn

    DaytonFlyers.com "DAYTON TIPS OFF 2014 ATLANTIC 10 TOURNAMENT IN BROOKLYN • For the 19th consecutive season, the University of Dayton Flyers will compete in the Atlantic 10 Men's Basketball Championship. • The games will be televised by NBC Sports Network, CBS Sports Network, CBS, carried by WHIO Radio and is..." March 11

  • Devon Oliver named third team all-Atlantic 10

    DaytonFlyers.com "University of Dayton senior forward Devin Oliver has been named Third Team All-Atlantic 10 in a vote of the league's coaches, it was announced today. Oliver, who was named Dayton's Most Valuable Player on Sunday, leads the team in minutes (29.9), rebounds (7.4), assists (2.4) and steals (29),..." March 11

  • Stunner in St. Louis, Dayton Flyers knock off #17 Billikens, 72-67

    DaytonFlyers.com "It was a game breaking a lot of O-fers for the Dayton Flyers. Jordan Sibert scored 14 points, Dyshawn Pierre tallied 11 and Jalen Robinson scored 10 off the bench to lead Dayton past the No. 17 Saint Louis Billikens on the road, 72-67. Prior to Wednesday's victory, Dayton had never in its..." March 06

  • Poppin' Bubbles: Dayton and Colorado notch huge wins, Cal falls

    CBSSports.com "Winners Dayton: The Flyers were right on the cut line heading into the week, with bracketologists essentially split on whether they were in or out. After Wednesday's road win at Saint Louis, there won't be much debate on Thursday morning. Dayton is in good shape right now, as beating the..." March 06

  • Big Saturday of hoops for UC, Xavier, UD

    Fox Sports Ohio "This is one big Saturday for area college hoops teams. Dayton, Cincinnati and Xavier all have a chance to enhance their postseason resumes today and their games are going to come in rapid-fire progression. UD hosts Massachusetts at 11 this morning, UC is on the road at Connecticut at noon and..." March 01

  • Ohio Bubble Watch: Xavier up, Dayton down

    Fox Sports Ohio "It was one up and one down in really big games for potential NCAA tournament bubble teams from Ohio Tuesday night as Xavier scored a big 65-53 win at St. John's but Dayton was blown out at St. Joseph's, 79-53. The Musketeers (19-9) entered the day at No. 54 in the Ratings Percentage Index, one..." February 26

  • Dayton comes from behind to top Duquesne, 57-54

    Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Duquesne senior forward Ovie Soko scored 26 points, but visiting Dayton spoiled senior day with a 57-54 come-from-behind victory against the Dukes at Consol Energy Center Saturday afternoon. Duquesne (11-15, 3-10 Atlantic 10) shot 51 percent in the first half to build a 14-point halftime lead..." February 22

  • Bonnies To Face Stern Test From Dayton On Homecoming Weekend

    GoBonnies.com "Opening Tip: Saturday afternoon, St. Bonaventure returns to the Reilly Center to start the second half of the A-10 schedule against A-10 rival Dayton. The Bonnies look to bounce back after a frustrating loss at Richmond on Wednesday. A near-capacity Homecoming Weekend crowd is expected with fewer..." February 08

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