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Flyers get scare/notch notable win

Posted on: November 14, 2009 8:51 pm
Edited on: November 14, 2009 8:53 pm

The best part about testing yourself early is that you have a notable win in your back pocket if all goes well.

In fairness, all did not go well for Dayton on Saturday.

The Flyers got a scare.

But enough went well to help the 21st-ranked Flyers overcome a double-digit deficit in the second half and beat Creighton. The final score was 90-80. All-American candidate Chris Wright got 25 points and eight rebounds. But the biggest storyline from the day is that the Flyers exited with a victory that should ultimately help them A) enhance their seed for the NCAA tournament, or B) earn an at-large bid to the NCAA tournament if they don't win the Atlantic 10's automatic bid considering it's a victory that came at the expense of the team picked second in the Missouri Valley Conference.

Bottom line, it was a good opening weekend for the Flyers.

They entered it 0-0.

They exited it battle-tested and still unblemished.

Category: NCAAB

Since: Aug 24, 2006
Posted on: November 14, 2009 10:42 pm

Flyers get scare/notch notable win

It was a good opening weekend for the Flyers!

The women's basketball team beat a ranked Michigan State ...

The women's soccer team beat Marquette in the first round of the NCAA tournament ...


The football team beat Drake, keeping it's hopes alive for a conference title.


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