After a debilitating home loss to George Mason Saturday, the University of Dayton Flyers rebounded with a vengeance Tuesday night in UD Arena with a 77-53 demolition of La Salle, clinching a double bye directly into the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 Conference championship tournament in Brooklyn. Hal McCoy writes Flyer basketball.
Before arriving in UD Arena Saturday night to play the University of Dayton, George Mason University was free throw-challenged, one of the worst in the country, but the Colonials made six straight in the final six seconds to hang a 74-69 defeat on the Flyers, dropping UD two games behind VCU with two to play in the Atlantic 10. Hal McCoy writes Flyer Basketball.
The University of Dayton Flyers, playing better and better down the stretch, purred like a Maserati Wednesday night at the University of Massachusetts, scoring an easy, 72-54, victory, their sixth win in seven games to take hold of second place in the A10 at 11-4, one game behind league-leading VCU. Hal McCoy writes Flyer Basketball.
With big wins over Virginia Commonwealth and Saint Louis, the UD Flyers are back in the hunt for an Atlantic 10 championship and visit last-place Loyola Chicago Friday night, realizing it took overtime for them to beat the Ramblers in UD Arena, 85-81, on January 31. Hal McCoy previews what's next for the Flyers in today's Press Pros.
After losing three straight Atlantic 10 road games to mediocre teams, the season looked dead for the Dayton Flyers, but they've bounced back with a win over first place VCU and took away second place from Saint Louis Friday night in UD Arena by scorching the Billikens, 70-56! Hal McCoy writes Flyer basketball.