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It’s official, Kostas Antetokounmpo, better known as the Greek Freak’s younger brother, will not be wearing Flyer red and blue this season. Believe it or not, the NCAA took issue with Antetokounmpo’s admittedly sketchy academic record.  Kostas was schooled in Africa until his sophomore year of high school, which is going to raise red flags instantaneously in Indianapolis. Apparently attending a school that doubled as a billiards hall during the evening led the NCAA to investigate...

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I’ve been in Las Vegas the past few days, which is pretty much the best place to be if you don’t want your thoughts consumed by anything. Instead of pondering what is amiss with the Flyers, I’m focused on getting handjobs from women who came to this country in shipping containers.  Two quick non-basketball related observations: High-Limit slots — who is the targeted market here? Most of the people I see playing slots appear to...

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Is the bottom about to fall out completely? Find out tomorrow at noon! Make sure you vote for Archie in the Infiniti Challenge, whatever that is. Overview If there is one team in the Atlantic Ten that has been reeling worse than Dayton it’s the Rams of Rhode Island. This season, which held so much promise for Dan Hurley’s program, has been beset by injuries which have decimated URI’s preseason goals. Four of Rhode Island’s...

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What a long, strange week it’s been for your Dayton Flyers. After waking up Monday morning as the 15th/13th ranked team in the nation, riding a nine-game winning streak, UD went out and lost back-to-back games for the first time in over two years. A tough road loss to St. Joseph’s earlier in the week understandably dialed back the hysteria for a day or two, and today’s disappointing defeat at the hands of St. Bonaventure helped...

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It’s not even March and the Archie Miller sweepstakes have begun in earnest. From the Las Vegas Review Journal: [su_quote cite=”Mark Anderson” url=”http://www.reviewjournal.com/sports/unlv-rebels/basketball/daytons-archie-miller-might-be-too-elusive-unlv-coaching-job”]UNLV is interested in Dayton’s Archie Miller as its next basketball coach, but the feeling doesn’t appear to be mutual, sources said Thursday. Miller, who took the Flyers to the Elite Eight two years ago, probably will hold out for a school in a power-five conference, the sources said. He had that chance...

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There is a scene in the Ice-T vehicle, Surviving the Game, where the rapper-cum-actor realizes that the old, rich white dudes that have dragged him to a remote location are up to something sinister (aren’t they always, gang??). T’s character, Jack Mason, was a homeless man hired as a “hunting guide” by a seemingly random stranger (Charles Dutton in an unusually understated performance) with presumably good intentions. After years of stealing food from dogs and...

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Blackburn is out for the weekend so Mr. Vines is here checking in for duty. Truth be told no one has a clue where he is, but he did post an intriguing Instagram last night: As I was getting chased out of Bargo’s and down Brown Street at 6am this morning, I remembered our Daytona Fliers are currently sitting atop the A10 all by themselves. DURRELL Davis with the game winner, just as we all predicted. 9 in a...

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Huge game tonight for the Flyers as the head into Kingston, Rhode Island to take on the Rams. There’s plenty riding on this one: VCU lost last night to UMass, giving UD the opportunity to take over sole possession of first place in the Atlantic Ten AND Louisville, Iowa State, Texas A&M and SMU went down in defeat this week — four teams that are just in front of Dayton in the polls. Opportunities galore...

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]It’s rare that we can enjoy a “classic” between the Flyers and Dukes in early February, but what else can you call it? (Besides a near disaster that would have put an immense amount of pressure to win at Rhode Island on Friday night) Some questionable referring, and hot shooting from Micah Mason, put Duquesne in an extremely comfortable spot with around six minutes to go. Dayton, having cut the Dukes lead to one with...

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It’s time to get greedy, toss your mid-major aspersions aside. With your Flyers currently ranked 17th/19th in the nation, in February mind you, postseason expectations can be fairly measured.  Obviously, we all flock to bracket projections like flies to shit and the latest mockups have been encouraging to say the least. The majority of the projections have UD slotted anywhere from a four to a six seed, high times indeed. So go ahead and monitor...

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There have been many memorable battles throughout the storied history of the Arch-Baron Cup. There was, of course, last season’s 61-45 throttling by the Flyers, a game that was close throughout before Dayton went on a run to end the game with a comfortable victory. Obviously, if we are talking Arch-Baron Cup lore, there was the game later that same season which saw the Flyers eke out a 51-44 over their rivals in St. Louis....

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[vc_row][vc_column][vc_column_text]The next time Dayton plays Miami could be when America elects its first transgender President and it will still be too soon (hopefully sex robots will be commonplace by then to soften the blow). Once again, the RedHawks bring in an inferior team to the Sweater Centre and give Dayton all they can handle for forty minutes – in this particular case, thirty-nine minutes and fifty-eight seconds. Miami had proven itself to be one of...