- Nov 12, 2019
Cracking the top 25 rankings for five straight weeks, the Dayton Flyers are off to one of the hottest starts in program history. After turning heads with big neutral site wins in Maui and Phoenix, Dayton climbed as high as No. 13 in the nation. While an overtime loss to Colorado momentarily set the Flyers back, Dayton’s stock remains as strong as anyone’s. With the non-conference slate in the books, let’s take a look at the Flyers’ resume thus far.
Dayton faced its first true test of the season when it traveled to Maui to take on Anthony Edwards and the Georgia Bulldogs. Despite entering the game as only two point favorites, the Flyers dominated Georgia for a full 40 minutes. Dayton won by a final score of 80-61. The very next day, the Flyers did the same thing to Virginia Tech. Dayton crushed the Hokies 89-62, putting the college basketball world on notice. After returning home for a week, the Flyers hit the road again, this time heading to Phoenix for a match-up with...