NCAA Tournament

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11:09 pm
Thu May 29, 2014

UD Prepares Bid For Next First Four Games In Dayton

UD upset Syracuse in Buffalo to Enter the 'Sweet Sixteen' in March
Credit Credit Chad Cooper / Flickr

The University of Dayton is preparing its bid to bring the NCAA First Four men’s basketball games back to Dayton. Last season, the Dayton Flyers went to the Elite Eight for the first time in 30 years. The First Four games and the Flyer’s recent success highlight the growing economic impact of UD basketball for the city. 

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Around the Miami Valley
6:13 am
Mon March 31, 2014

Fans Welcome UD Basketball Players Home

Audrey Starr University of Dayton

The University of Dayton men's and women's basketball teams were honored Sunday evening with a public celebration at UD Arena. Hundreds of fans packed the east side of the arena to congratulate the players and coaches for having a season that garnered national attention.

Fans came to cheer members of the 11th-seeded UD men's squad that made an improbable run in this year's NCAA tournament.

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Around the Miami Valley
6:11 am
Fri March 28, 2014

Dayton Flyers Head To Elite Eight

Credit Erik Schelkun, Elsestar Images

March Madness is continuing for the University of Dayton Flyers men's basketball team following Thursday night's win in a Sweet 16 NCAA Tournament game held in Memphis.  Dayton's 82-72 victory will send the Flyers to the Elite Eight for the first time in 30 years.

With thrilling tournament wins over Ohio State and Syracuse already under their belts, the 11th-seeded Flyers used a smothering, aggressive defense along with an unselfish offensive effort to chop down the taller 10th-seeded Stanford Cardinal team.

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Sports
9:19 pm
Tue March 25, 2014

Dayton Flyers’ Sweet Sixteen Return Inspires Big Spending

The Flyers upset Syracuse 55-53 in Buffalo Saturday.
Credit Chad Cooper / Flickr

The Dayton Flyers are headed to Memphis Thursday—and so are a bunch of excited University of Dayton fans. The Flyers will play Stanford in the Sweet Sixteen after two upset wins in the NCAA men’s basketball playoffs last week, the first time in 30 years the Flyers have made it that far in the playoffs.

 

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Around the Miami Valley
5:26 pm
Mon March 24, 2014

UD's Miller Receives Contract Extension

Thanks, in part, to an improbable run in this year's NCAA men's basketball tournament, the University of Dayton has given a contract extension to head basketball coach Archie Miller. Miller's deal was announced Monday afternoon and has him coaching at UD through the 2018-19 season.

Miller has been the head coach of the Flyers since 2011 and has guided the team this year to the Sweet 16 for the first time in 30 years.

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