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Dayton offers scholarship to 2020 guard from Dominican Republic

Published: Monday, May 13, 2019 @ 9:25 AM

Dayton coaches stand for the national anthem before a game against Purdue Fort Wayne on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at UD Arena.
David Jablonski - Staff Writer
Dayton coaches stand for the national anthem before a game against Purdue Fort Wayne on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at UD Arena.(David Jablonski - Staff Writer)

The Dayton Flyers made their latest scholarship offer to a member of the 2020 class last week. Andersson Garcia, a 6-foot-7 guard from Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga, Tenn., announced the offer on Twitter on May 7.

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Garcia is a native of the Dominican Republic. Dayton has been active recruiting players from that country, signing Jhery Matos in 2018 and offering a scholarship to another 2020 recruit, Bayron Matos-Garcia, last June. Dayton assistant coach Ricardo Greer played a dozen years with the Dominican Republic national team.

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Garcia averaged 6.8 points, 8.9 rebounds and 2.9 assists per game as a junior at Hamilton Heights. He also has offers from Arkansas State, South Alabama, East Tennessee State and Pacific.

Dayton has two scholarships open in 2019 after Jordan Davis and Frankie Policelli decided to transfer and will have two opening in 2020 with Trey Landers and Ryan Mikesell playing their final seasons.

Dayton recruiting targets

» 2020: Andre CurbeloPosh Alexander | Max AmadasunLuke KasubkeKareem ReidHassan DiarraDesmond PolkZed KeyMadior Seye and D.J. GordonKeon AmbroseZach BentonIsaiah RiveraJohn HugleyAJ HoggardJalen BridgesLuke FrazierTony Sanders Jr.

» 2021: Wesley CardetFranck KepnangJonathan Kuminga

» 2022: Ramel Lloyd