The University of Dayton Flyers constructed a 20-point lead with six minutes left, 61-41, Tuesday at UD Arena, then had to fend off a 17-1 run over a five-minute span by the Southern University Jaguars as guard Kobe Elvis hit a fast break reverse layup in the final two minutes to stop the rally and preserve Dayton's eighth win against five losses in nonconference play. Read Hal McCoy.
The University of Dayton Flyers traveled to Oxford, Miss. for only their second true road game of the season and lost to Ole Miss, 76-68, giving the game away by committing 19 turnovers that stifled the Flyers on the offensive end and dropped the record to 7-5 after they had won six of their previous seven games. Read Hal McCoy.
After their five-game winning streak was halted at SMU, the University of Dayton Flyers returned to UD Arena Sunday afternoon and used its pesky press and demonstrative defense to hang a 62-57 defeat on plucky Virginia Tech. UD's R.J. Blakney, a red-shirt freshman from Hagerstown, Md. shot five three-pointers and made all five.
'Big D', not for dunk, or even 'Dallas'...The University of Dayton took a five-game winning streak to Dallas to play their first road game on an opponent's home court and lost to Southern Methodist University, 77-69, after making a furious rally in the final three minutes t0 cut a 13-point SMU lead to three with 40 seconds left. Read Hal McCoy.
The UD Flyers built on their recent Florida metamorphosis with a crushing UD Arena performance Wednesday, sending Alabama State back to Montgomery with a 93-52 shellacking. Hal McCoy writes for Thursday's Press Pros.
Just when the Flyer Faithful believe it can't get worse after a loss to UMass Lowell, it gets worse. The UD basketball team gave an even uglier presentation of itself Wednesday night, losing to Lipscomb University, 78-59, and they were woeful in all facets of the game. But at least one fan won a new car by puttering around at halftime.
UD's Flyers looked down and defeated, trailing mid-major University of Illinois-Chicago by nine points with 10 minutes left. But a raucous home crowd gave them a lift, and a push across the finish line for a ten-point win in the season opener. Read Hal McCoy.
The 'Terrific Tandem' of quarterback Jack Cook and running back Jake Chisholm, with some cameo appearances by the Bubonics Brothers, helped Dayton's Flyers score a 41-13 victory over the Stetson University Hatters. Read Hal McCoy in the latest Press Pros update.
It was only small Division II Cedarville, but a packed house at UD Arena thoroughly enjoyed the University of Dayton' basketball team's 94-60 exhibition victory spliced together by 11 freshmen and led by sophomore transfer (from the University of Georgia) Toumani Camara, who scored 20 points and slammed down a pair of dunks to thrill the throng. Read Hal McCoy in the latest Press Pros update.
The Butler Bulldogs piled up more yardage than did UD's Flyers, 527 to 443, and ran 90 plays t9 54 for the Flyers, but they pay off in points and UD outscored Butler 38-31 as quarterback Jack Cook and running back Jake Chisholm had big days. Read Hal McCoy in the latest Press Pros update.
Flying High? The unanimous choice to win the A-10 basketball title is St. Bonaventure, which leaves some of the Dayton Flyers a bit frosty. The good news is...the choosers haven't gotten it right for years. Read Hal McCoy in Thursday's Press Pros.
The Flyers took its first possession and looked as if they wouldn’t stop until they reached the banks of Lake Michigan. The Beacons took it right away with that long second half kickoff return. Despite a 1-5 record, the Beacons outscored the Flyers Saturday afternoon on Brown Field, 45-28.
The University of Dayton Flyers football team saw yellow all over Welcome Stadium turf, 11 penalties for 114 yards to only two penalties for 10 yards against Marist, which used the help to defeat the Flyers, 20-17. Nevertheless, UD had a chance to pull it out late but misfired on a fourth-and-three pass.
University of Dayton's Jake Chisholm rushed for season's best 144 yards to lead the Flyers to their first road win of the season, a 28-10 decision over Drake as the Flyers hold Bulldogs' top running back, Cross Robinson to 27 yards on 14 carries. Read about the Flyers in Sunday's Press Pros.
After falling behind by 23 points in the first quarter to Presbyterian and its unorthodox way of playing football, the University of Dayton Flyers scored 49 unanswered points and won, 63-43, in a game UD coach Rick Chamberlin called, "Wild and woolly," and it was much, much more than that as the Flyers won the Pioneer Football League Opener. Read more UD Football by Hal McCoy inside todays Press Pros.
The University of Dayton football team took a couple of giant steps upward in scheduling Southern Illinois, the eighth-ranked team in the Football Championship Subdivision, and the Flyers suffered one of their all-time worst defeats, but kept their scoring streak alive. Read more UD Football by Hal McCoy inside todays Press Pros.