Report: UD Head Coach Anthony Grant not retiring, plans to return for 7th season

DAYTON — Dayton Flyers men’s basketball head coach Anthony Grant “has no plans to retire” and will return to Dayton to coach for a seventh season, according to a report.

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Stadium’s Jeff Goodman posted on social media Wednesday citing “a source close to the situation.” Goodman reported that Grant in fact has no plans to retire and will be back coaching the Flyers in the 2023-24 season.

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News Center 7 reached out to a UD athletics spokesperson about the report seeking official comment on Grant’s status as head coach. The spokesperson told News Center 7 the university does not respond to rumors or speculation surrounding employees. However the spokesperson did add “Anthony is our coach.”

Grant has gone 91-53 as head coach of the Flyers including three appearances in the National Invitational Tournament. While UD has not had an official berth into the NCAA tournament during Grant’s tenure, Dayton was a projected 1 seed in the 2019-2020 tournament that was cancelled due to the COVID-19 pandemic.

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