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Last night’s game between our hometown Flyers and the Mastadons of Purdue-Ft Wayne at UD Arena didn’t really feature a whole lot of defense…let’s start there. The Flyers faced their real first test of adversity on the young season as PFW snuck up on that ass and led the game in stretches; resulting in a halftime score of 47-42, the first time the Flyers have trailed at the break this year. They picked up the...

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Some of the readers may recall the St. Bonaventure recap from the Arena a year ago. That night, Sully reached out to Twitter asking someone who was going to be at the game to write the recap, I volunteered my services and gave you, in this humble writers opinion, the best game recap from a season ago. Fast forward to Tuesday of this past week and Sully asked me if I would like to contribute to...

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On the path to finally reach the finish line of the 2017-18 season for the Dayton Flyers, it became abundantly clear at the start of the calendar year that we would be rooting for “small victories” this season, instead of something truly tangible like a trophy. When Flyers, young and old, look back on this season, it will surely be labeled a “rebuilding year” full of ups and downs. And so, in the spirit of...

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When the great founding fathers of the Arch Baron Foundation got together on a blistery cold night in Dayton, OH to form the great basketball rivalry you know today as the Arch-Baron Cup, Tuesday’s tilt in the Gem City was precisely what they had in mind: ugly, sloppy, pants-shitting basketball that comes down to the wire. The newest chapter of the Arch-Baron Cup had it all. An installment for the ages. (It has come to...

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Here’s the scary thing: regardless of how angry and disappointed you are after tonight’s SLAUGHTER, this isn’t technically “rock bottom”. Not yet. We still have to play Fordham this weekend at home. You can’t declare rock bottom until you’ve gotten past each and every landmine on the schedule, and at this juncture I don’t even want to turn my TV on come Saturday. Moving forward, the blogs on this site will get the same amount...

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In the end, it was just about what you expected. Had I told you Saturday morning the Flyers would go down big in the second half, claw their way back and eventually lose a close one at VCU, the only part you may have questioned me on was the comeback, everything else felt familiar given what we’ve seen this season. There were more questions produced by Anthony Grant, there were lots of turnovers, there was...

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We have to press on, you guys, we have to. Last year, about this time of the year, I was looking at NCAA tournament sites/dates/times, etc. I could’ve told you every team on the bubble with Dayton, and every place UD could have landed geographically in the tournament. This year (besides my hometown of Pittsburgh) I couldn’t tell you a single tournament site, nor could I really rattle off more than 1 or 2 teams...

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Whenever I put a finger to keyboard to put things on this website, the question I start with is always the same: “Is this something worth reading?” In fairness, sometimes the answer is yes, sometimes no, but I do try to skew towards the former in most instances. So on Sunday night, when I decided whether I wanted to recap the SLU-UD matchup, the conclusion I came to was this: If you are here reading this...

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I’m live recapping again, got my beer, Josh wins the tip, let’s fucking go Flyers. Can you imagine if you saw Peyton Aldridge at the park for a pickup game? No way you’re picking that dude in the first 2-3 rounds, goofy as all hell. I constantly forget he doesn’t wear Rec Specs. Unfortunately, this is also UD’s story. Thank god there’s only one more season of letting this dude from Ohio beat UD. I’m...

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This team does not deserve a full recap, so instead, I wrote a few paragraphs about the game so we didn’t have to fully re-live the events of Saturday afternoon. I mean, when you REALLY think about it, what is there to write? You went in knowing URI was way more talented than UD, they were. You went in feeling like UD would probably get dominated in most aspects of the game, they did. Everything...