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Although it is one of college basketball’s most storied rivalries, certainly the most decorated, there isn’t an organized, concise and detailed history of the Arch-Baron Cup. Sure, there are bits and pieces here and there, but, for the most part, the ABC stills exists in the shadows. The national media has downplayed the significance of the rivalry principally due to the intensity of the series. Sports writers are afraid to take sides, commentators are careful...

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I came home yesterday and Larry Hansgen’s book, True Team, covering last season’s run in the NCAA Tournament was waiting patiently. At 57 pages, and presented in a bound magazine format, it’s a retrospective that even people who read with their lips constantly moving can get through rather quickly. It is somewhat organized like a Tarantino script, jumping back and forth to various points of the Elite Eight campaign, covering Dayton’s early success, their sluggish start to...

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No one knows what tonight’s victory is going to mean in a few months. Not much, probably. However, anyone who has followed this program over the past decade or so will tell you how vital a road win, regardless of opponent, is to UD.  Flyers never look a gift road win in the face, or something. After getting out to a slow start over the first ten minutes, UD completely controlled the game on both...

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We’re coming for you BG! Tonight’s game against Georgia Tech is finally here. Some of you care more than others, some of you don’t care at all. For those in the middle, we tracked down Nate Muller of the excellent Georgia Tech blog,  From the Rumble Seat, which is part of the SB Nation empire. Again, we were once asked to join that fraternity. Then they saw our site and thought it was best if...

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We were not jilted lovers, let’s get that straight. At the time of Brian Gregory’s departure from Dayton both parties needed a fresh start, as UD and Gregory were already at the “texting other people” stage of their relationship. The former Michigan State assistant entered with a bang, taking a stocked roster recruited by Oliver Purnell to an NCAA Tournament appearance during his first season in the Gem City. After that initial bout of success,...

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Another dispatch from Charles Little. Cheerleader threesomes, Xavier hate, Big Des love, it’s all in there. As always, please follow Charles on Twitter (@CharlesLittle15) and email him at charles.little423@yahoo.com. • • • • • I was watching 30 for 30 the other day and thought, hey I’ll do a 15 from 15 — so here are 15 things swirling in my head with a few emails answered. 1. Why is there a mosh pit and champagne party after every round...

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With paying student-athletes (and the sermonizing that comes with it) evolving into the media’s favored literary crutch, I wanted to get Charles’ take regarding his experiences at Dayton. I asked him if he ever saw anything on the black-market while attending our fine university. • • • • • Not much that I knew of, BG wasn’t really for that type of stuff. The tutors we had weren’t much help, there were more than a few times where he...

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London Warren, doing things his way: From AJC.com: In an incident stemming from a gunshot fired from a car, Georgia Tech basketball player Glen Rice Jr. was charged with permitting unlawful operation last Wednesday. A Tech graduate assistant who played for coach Brian Gregory at Dayton, London Warren, was charged with DUI-less safe. In a statement issued Monday, Gregory said Warren has been dismissed from the program. The status of Rice, who has been suspended from the team since Feb....