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Mar
7

McCoy: UD Flyers Seniors Go Out In A Blaze Of Glory

For 27 minutes, the Flyer and Explorers played ‘Put Dents in the Backboards,’ shooting as if they all were members of the Amalgamated Bricklayers Union, Local 937. Then the Flyers exploded to emphatically win their 20th game of the season, 70-39, over LaSalle. Read Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros.

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Mar
2

McCoy: Flyers Wake Up Late, Upset By Rhode Island

The Flyers fiddled as the Rams caught fire, and it cost them an embarrassing home overtime loss that should have never gotten to that point. The Ides of March, indeed! Read about the game from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Mar
2

McCoy: Flyers Wake Up Late, Upset By Rhode Island

It should never have gone to overtime…but Trey Landers’ tip-in attempt at the buzzer hung on the rim and wouldn’t go in. The Flyers suffer an embarrassing overtime loss to Rhode Island Friday night at UD Arena. Hal McCoy writes the story for Press Pros.

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Feb
24

McCoy: UD Takes Revenge On Saint Louis With A ‘Redout’

The Flyers avenge an earlier defeat to St. Louis in front of a packed house…with balanced scoring, and an in-your-face effort on the boards. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the Flyers win in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Feb
16

McCoy: UD Fights Back, But Loses To VCU, 69-68

Obi Toppin and Ryan Mikesell’s heroics went for naught…the Flyers’ late comeback from a 22-point deficit comes up short in loss to VCU. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the game in today’s Press Pros Flyer feature.

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Feb
4

Hal McCoy: Phoenix Rising Fast In Wood Bat Industry

To most, a baseball bat is just a bat, but others beg to differ. There’s aluminum, and there’s wood. And the local Ohio company in Plain City that specializes in only wood bats would differ even more poignantly. There’s no wood…like Phoenix wood. Read from Hal McCoy (getting the story, left) in today’s ‘cabin fever’ Press Pros feature.

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Feb
3

McCoy: UD Does It The Hard Way In Win Over Duquesne

They were down by eleven points down with fourteen minutes left, but Dayton rallied behind Obi Toppin’s 26 points (left) and late three-point shooting from Jalen Crutcher for a thrilling win over Duquesne. Read Hal McCoy’s account for the game in today’s Press Pros UD feature.

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Jan
30

Hal: Toppin Put The Toppings On UD’s Win Over St. Joe’s

Toppin’s treadmarks were all over Saint Joseph’s uniforms after the Flyers scored a 75-64 Atlantic-10 win.  The statistics say enough about Toppin’s night, 25 points and 12 rebounds. But they don’t say enough. (Pictured) Obi Toppin hand delivers this dunk to St. Joe’s Charlie Brown.

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Jan
22

Hal: Reds Enter ‘Gray Area’ With Acquisition Of Pitchers….

Have recent trades made the Reds better? Well, they’ve at least made themselves more interesting by adding some names that might lure a family to climb into the Truckster and trek from Pisgah to Cincinnati to take in a game in person. They need that most of all.

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Jan
13

Hal McCoy: UD’s Crutcher A Diamond On The Court

Jalen Cruther’s transformation to a dependable scorer continued Sunday, with 19 points, in the Flyers’ win over Massachusetts. Hal McCoy writes the story for the latest Flyer update on Press Pros.

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Jan
6

McCoy: Flyers’ Zone Makes Richmond Itsy-Bitsy Spiders

UD’s Josh Cunningham and Obi Toppin captured the real estate under the basket the way U.S. Grant took downtown Richmond. And turned Richmond into Itsy-Bitsy Spiders. Read more on the Flyers by Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
29

McCoy: Flyers Survive Another 2nd Half Letdown To Beat Georgia Southern

UD fell prey to their alarming trend of streaking out to a comfortable, only to lose it in the second half. Fortunately, they won again, over Georgia Southern, and were so entertaining that hardly anyone noticed. Hal McCoy tells the story in today’s Press Pros.

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Dec
23

Hal McCoy: Flyers Squander Big Lead, Hold Off Presbyterian For Win

The Dayton Flyers led 45-17 at halftime…then had to hold on for dear life to beat back Presbyterian for a Saturday win at UD Arena. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the game in the latest Flyer feature on Press Pros.

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Dec
20

Hal McCoy: Crutcher-To-Toppin-To-Dunksville…Flyers Whip WMU

UD’s Josh Cunningham had 28 points on 10 of 13 shooting; but teammate Obi Topping ‘topped’ that with 11 for 11 from the field in the Flyer’s Wednesday win over Western Michigan. Hal McCoy tells the story in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
20

Hal McCoy: Crutcher-To-Toppin-To-Dunksville…Flyers Whip WMU

Big Night For Josh…UD’s Josh Cunningham had 28 points on 10 of 13 shooting; but teammate Obi Topping ‘topped’ that with 11 for 11 from the field in the Flyer’s Wednesday win over Western Michigan. Hal McCoy tells the story in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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Dec
5

Hal McCoy: Flyers Show The ‘Dunk’, But No Mercy…

No mercy at either end…UD showed no mercy to Detroit Mercy, and sent them packing north with a clinic on dunks in a blowout 40-point win Tuesday at UD Arena. Read Hal McCoy’s account of the Flyers’ latest win in today’s Press Pros feature.

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Dec
1

McCoy: Late Defensive Lapses Continue To Ruin Solid UD Performances

UD loses third straight in disappointing fashion, squanders late lead and outscored 17-4 over last five minutes by Mississippi State. Read more about the game from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros Flyers feature.

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Nov
17

Hal: UD Survives Thunderstorm Of Three-Pointers To Beat Purdue Fort Wayne

Flyers figure out some second half defense, overcome halftime deficit, and rally to win and push their record to 3-0. Read about the game from Hal McCoy.

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Nov
11

Hal McCoy: Mikesell ‘Relieved’ He No Longer Needs Mom’s Help…

Thanks to a revamped lineup and a repaired Ryan Mikesell, the Flyers improved to 2-0 with a Saturday night massacre of Coppin State. Read Hal McCoy in the latest Press Pros update.

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Nov
7

McCoy: Flyers Put North Fla. Ospreys In A ‘Pickle’

No Toppin’ This….Redshirt freshman Obi Toppin made the most of a surprise start, and led the UD Flyers to an opening night win over the North Florida Ospreys at the ‘new’ UD Arena. Read about the Flyers winning debut from Hal McCoy in today’s Press Pros inside feature.

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