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University of Dayton announces no postseason ‘opportunities’ for men’s basketball team

DAYTON — The University of Dayton Athletic Department announced Sunday night the men’s basketball team will not play in any postseason tournaments this year.

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News Center 7 received this statement from the university:

“Due to health concerns for our overall roster, and in consultation with our team, the University of Dayton has decided to decline any other post-season opportunities this year. While our players and coaching staff are always grateful for the opportunity to compete, this decision is in the best interests of the program this season. Everyone associated with the UD men’s basketball program appreciates the Flyer Faithful and is thankful for the fans who supported them all year.”

The Flyers’ final game of the season was Sunday afternoon in the finals of the 2023 Atlantic 10 Championship.

They lost to VCU, 68-56, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, New York.

Dayton ends the season with a 22-12 record.

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