2014-2015 Dayton Flyers Men's Basketball Schedule
If you're looking for a little action, you've come to the right
place, as the Dayton Flyers are looking to round into form and follow up one of the very best seasons in the history of their
program. Yup, 2013-2014 was one for the books, as the Flyers have put together some amazing moments on their way to a run
all the way to the Elite Eight, marking the first time that has happened in three decades. The Dayton Flyers are sure to give
you plenty to cheer about all season long as they look to do it all over again, and fans have plenty of optimism thanks to
the overall talent level and the cohesion that are at the epicenter of this team.
It won't be easy in the A-10, an underrated
conference glistening with rising powerhouses, but the Flyers definitely have enough talent to shoot their way up the conference
standings. Come out and see the Flyers in action and you'll be mesmerized by the excitement as the Flyers take on teams like
St. Louis, Virginia Commonwealth, George Washington and more, guaranteeing that UD Arena will be absolutely hopping with fans
from the get-go this season. As the Flyers look to pile up the wins at home, there are sure to be some incredible thrills
along the way as the Flyers assert themselves against some of the very best programs in the nation.
It's not only about
the home games at UD Arena, however, as you'll find plenty of passion and fanfare for the Flyers on the road as well, providing
plenty of incentive to head out and make the Flyers the centerpiece of a road trip. If you've never seen the Flyers outside
of UD Arena, it's definitely time to change that, as it's away from home that the top teams in the conference separate themselves
from the field by bringing home road wins. Either way, the Flyers are sure to give you plenty to cheer about all season long
as they look to again shoot their way into the Big Dance, making this a program that once again will carry plenty of excitement
with them from one game to the next this season.
Dayton Flyers Basketball Team Info
The Dayton Flyers
are members of the Atlantic 10, which routinely has some of the top teams in the country. Though it doesn't get the overall
publicity of the ACC or the Big 10, the A-10 has shown that it can compete with any conference in the country, which has prompted
fans around the country to pay attention to A-10 teams once it's time for the NCAA Tournament. At the center of it all usually
is Dayton, a team that has a rich tradition of basketball excellence and a program that brings some of the best ballers in
the country to campus on a regular basis. With the Flyers coming off of a great season in 2013-2014, they're looking to do
some more big things as they gear up for another memorable run.
The NCAA Basketball Experience
a top college basketball game is one of the best experiences to be found in sports. Many of the top student athletes in the
world take the court in college basketball, when this is combined with some of the most passionate fans in all of sports there
is an atmosphere in the arena that cannot be found anywhere else. When you have two talented teams trading baskets and the
crowd's buzz is starting to rise with anticipation of an epic finale, it won't exactly be difficult to figure out why college
basketball has become one of the premier spectator sports in the country. Though we know that the pros are great too, watching
a huge hoops game when it's only university pride on the line is a whole different situation, creating an atmosphere that
has been dazzling sports fans for generations at this point.
Dayton Flyers Basketball History
of Dayton Flyers basketball dates all the way back to 1903, when the university was known as St. Mary's Institute. Dayton
got its first real taste of success in 1962 under head coach Tom Blackburn, who guided the team to an NIT championship. The
Flyers have played in the NCAA Tournament 15 times, most recently in 2014, when they made it all the way to the Elite Eight
in an exciting run that left powerhouses Stanford, Ohio State and Syracuse in their wake. Big things are expected for the
Flyers this season and you will want to be along for the ride right from the start, as this is a team that can a little bit
of everything on the court and seems to have a very bright future ahead of it.
Dayton Flyers Basketball Trivia
Flyers have made it to one national championship game. Can you name the year?
The answer is 1967, which still stands
as the single greatest season in Flyers' basketball history. That season, the Flyers rolled through the early rounds of the
tournament, making it to their only Final Four and then making it all the way to the title matchup, though they would ultimately
go down to the star-studded UCLA Bruins.
Dayton Flyers Basketball Fans
UD Arena is sure to be absolutely
rocking from the beginning of the season, as this is one of the very best college basketball venues that you're going to find
anywhere in the country. More than 13,000 fans are known to pack into the stands for all of the biggest moments of the season
for the Flyers, helping to create an intense atmosphere that is absolutely filled to the brim with energy and excitement for
the beloved Flyers. Once you're there to see one of your favorite players sink a clutch bucket that gets everyone out of their
seats in a hurry, the Dayton Flyers' basketball experience will speak loud and clear, and you'll probably end up having to
get your calendar out to see when you can do it all over again.