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Dayton Flyers will be without one player in season opener

Published: Wednesday, November 07, 2018 @ 6:01 PM

Dayton's Josh Cunningham looks for a shot against Capital on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at UD Arena.
David Jablonski - Staff Writer
Dayton's Josh Cunningham looks for a shot against Capital on Friday, Nov. 2, 2018, at UD Arena.(David Jablonski - Staff Writer)

The Dayton Flyers will play their season opener Wednesday without their top player.

Redshirt senior forward Josh Cunningham will miss the game after injuring his wrist in practice Tuesday. Anthony Grant told WHIO’s Larry Hansgen before the game Cunningham’s status is day to day.

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Dayton plays North Florida at 7 p.m. at UD Arena. Obi Toppin, a redshirt freshman who will make his Dayton debut, will start in Cunningham’s place.

Cunningham averaged 15.6 points and 8.4 rebounds per game last season. He was Dayton’s MVP and is a three-time captain.

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