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The University of Dayton Flyers, 1983-84

March 27, 2014
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The University of Dayton Flyers, 1983-84

The University of Dayton Flyers are back in the NCAA tournament this year and doing better than many expected.  They play the Stanford Cardinals  tonight (3/27/2014) at the FedEx Forum in Memphis, TN.  Here is a look back at the last time they made it this far in the tournament, the 1983-84 Season.  In...
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Coach Ralph Underhill

September 9, 2011
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Former Wright State men’s basketball coach, Ralph Underhill, died Thursday morning at 2 a.m. at Christ Hospital in Cincinnati. Underhill coached the Raiders for 18 seasons, from 1978-1996. During his tenure he led the Raiders to a record of 356-162; averaging 19 wins a season and 80 points per game. Underhill’s Raiders were an...
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Basketball in Dayton

February 3, 2011
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The onset of winter marks the return of one of Dayton’s favorite pastimes, basketball.  Dayton is home to two storied Division I college basketball teams, the Raiders of Wright State University and the University of Dayton Flyers. Combined, the men’s teams  have more than forty postseason appearances and four national championships (the Raiders won...
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Guess Who (Round 2)

February 3, 2011
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In case you were wondering, last week’s Guess Who was none other than Orville Wright, one of Dayton’s aviation pioneers. In keeping with the basketball theme, this week’s contest features a local basketball player who was an NCAA All-American at Miami University and NBA standout. He played for Miami from 1982-86 and averaged 24.3...
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