Dayton Flyers getting national attention for performance in Maui Invitational

Published: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 9:37 AM
Updated: Wednesday, November 27, 2019 @ 9:37 AM

Highlights: Dayton lands knockout blow in second half vs. Virginia Tech

The Dayton Flyers moved from 53rd to 37th to 23rd in the Ken Pomeroy ratings by beating Georgia and Virginia Tech by a combined 46 points in the first two rounds of the Maui Invitational. Dayton (5-0) is one of 36 undefeated teams remaining in college basketball, according to Pomeroy.

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One Associated Press top-25 voter has voted for the Flyers all season: Cecil Hurt, of the Tuscaloosa News. More voters will take note of the Flyers next week no matter what happens at 5 p.m. (Ohio time) Wednesday against Kansas in the championship game.

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Dayton is already getting plenty of attention for its play in Maui. Here’s roundup of the comments from Twitter.