An academic redshirt season is forcing Dayton to be down a notable man for 2016-17.
Kostas Antetokounmpo, the younger brother of Milwaukee Bucks star Giannis Antetokounmpo, has been ruled a partial qualifier, Dayton announced.
This means Antetokounmpo will be able to practice this season with the team, but we won't see him in a Flyers uni until next fall. If his game is similar to his brother's, Archie Miller's going to have quite a collegiate talent coming down the pike. Kostas is 6-foot-10 and dynamic. He could become one of the A-10's most interesting players by the end of his first season.
Antetokounmpo graduated from Dominican High School in Wisconsin -- where he went to be close to his brother in nearby Milwaukee. Dominican won a fifth straight state title last season; Kostas turned himself into a top-100 prospect in the process.
Dayton still has plenty of talent on the roster this season (Kendall Pollard, Scoochie Smith, Charles Cooke, Josh Cunningham) so Miller's team should certainly be in contention for a fourth straight NCAA Tournament bid.