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Larry Cook, an 18-year-old engineering major from Cincinnati, died this morning at Stuart Residence Complex, according to a statement from University of Dayton President Daniel Curran. The full text of the email, sent by university spokeswoman Cilla Shindell, is below: Subject: [stu-announce]: De...Continue reading!
April 2, 2013 by flyernews
BROOKLYN, N.Y.--The University of Dayton men's basketball ran the game plan it wanted to for most of the game, but couldn't overcome the hot shooting of Butler University. Redshirt senior guard Rotnei Clarke scored 21 points, including tying a season-high with six 3-pointers, and Butler ended UD'...Continue reading!
March 14, 2013 by Steven Wright
BROOKLYN, N.Y.-- You couldn’t help but stare. Walking inside the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y., for the first time, the reaction seemed to be the same for everyone. Heads turning and spinning in all directions, looking up the immense and modern home of the Brooklyn Nets and the site of thi...Continue reading!
March 14, 2013 by Chris Moorman
One date stands out like a blister that refuses to callus among those who follow the men's basketball program at the University of Dayton. Jan. 10, 1981. Dayton enters Wednesday's game at Xavier University on a 27-game losing streak in Cincinnati. But, the majority of its current roster has no...Continue reading!
January 29, 2013 by Steven Wright
Greetings from the University of Dayton Arena where the Dayton Flyers men's basketball team today hosts its first ranked foe in over a year against Atlantic 10 Conference newcomer #14/17 Butler University. Butler enters the UD Arena this afternoon on a 10-game winning streak, most recently defeat...Continue reading!
January 12, 2013 by Steven Wright
As Kevin Dillard goes, so goes the University of Dayton men’s basketball team. And the Flyers will need the redshirt senior point guard at his best offensively as UD starts Atlantic 10 play against ranked opponents in back-to-back games for the first time since the 1993-1994 season. Dayton will...Continue reading!
January 8, 2013 by Chris Moorman
The University of Dayton men's basketball team hosts its second exhibition game of the season tonight against Walsh University at UD Arena. Dayton is coming off a 77-58 win against Findlay University on Saturday, Oct. 28 in its first exhibition game on the schedule. Walsh was in Columbus, Ohio on...Continue reading!
November 4, 2012 by Steven Wright
The 2013 NCAA First Four event at the University of Dayton Arena has been declared a sell out for the first time in its history during a press conference held Friday, Oct. 19. UD also announced it has put in a bid to the NCAA for the rights of hosting the First Four part of the NCAA Men's Basketb...Continue reading!
October 20, 2012 by flyernews
The University of Dayton will have two surprise guests at the First Four next week. President Barack Obama will be in Dayton for the first set of NCAA tournament games Tuesday, March 13, along with British Prime Minister David Cameron. The White House confirmed Thursday, March 8, that the two wil...Continue reading!
March 8, 2012 by Jacob Rosen
This past week, I wrote a feature story on the 10th anniversary of Daniel Curran’s arrival as University of Dayton president. While working on the story, I had the rare opportunity to sit down in Curran’s office for 45 minutes to ask him dozens of questions about how he arrived at UD, what he ...Continue reading!
February 12, 2012 by Chris Moorman