Dayton basketball signs three new recruits

Lynn Greer III, Toumani Camara and Richard Amaefule are now Flyers

DAYTON — It became official today, University of Dayton men’s coach Anthony Grant announced that Lynn Greer III, Toumani Camara and Richard Amaefule have each joined the UD basketball program.

Greer announced his commitment to Dayton on February 15th. He was a four-year varsity starter at Roman Catholic High School in Philadelphia, PA, scoring just under 1,400 career points. Greer’s father is former Temple standout, Lynn Greer II, who scored the second most points in Owl history with 2,099 points between 1997-2002 and played in the NBA. Lynn Greer III is the grandson of former 76er, Hal Greer.

Toumani Camara is a transfer from Georgia and played 57 games for the Bulldogs, starting in 48 of them. Last season, he averaged less than 13 points a game and grabbed under eight boards a game. Camara also blocked 28 shots and had 30 steals. He posted eight double-doubles. The Belgium will announced his transfer to Dayton have three years of eligibility remaining with the Flyers.

Richard Amaefule comes to Dayton from East Tennessee State (ETSU). In his one season with the Buccaneers, he played in 19 of the team’s 25 games and averaged less than two points a game. Amaefule played two years of high school basketball at Woodrow High School in Dallas and battled injuries his senior years. He will have four years of eligibility left with the Flyers.

These three recruits join three other Dayton newcomers: 6-8 DaRon Holmes of Goodyear, AZ, 6-0 Malachi Smith (brother of former Flyer, Scoochie Smith) of Bronx, NY and 6-7 Kaleb Washington of Mableton, GA.