Author Matthew Paul

6 entries

Change is in the Air

As a student at Dayton, when you buy your tickets for the season, you are also given that year's student section t-shirt. On the back of this year's are the words "New Coach. New Era. Same Flyer Faithful.", in reference to our new fearless leader, Archie Miller. In my opinion, it is the best designed shirt we've...

Don't Give Up the Ship

As a junior here at Dayton, I had not yet had the ability to see a nationally-ranked opponent visit UD Arena. And goodness, it was a treat. For starters, former UD standout Anthony Grant ca...

The Early Bird Makes You Squirm

It is often said that the early bird gets the worm. There is something clearly advantageous about getting the jump on your competition, both in Our Game and in almost every other facet of life. That clearly manifested itself in today's game. First off, today was the first time that whichever students got to the...

It's Good To Be Back

Christmas Break. In college basketball, this is the time when road wins become slightly more attainable because the students have been sent home to detox from the copious amounts of crap food...

Worth It

Xavier and Dayton is one of the more underappreciated rivalries in our game. All of the publicity goes to Duke-Carolina, Syracuse-Connecticut, and Kentucky-Louisville or something of that ilk (all conveniently above the Red Line). But Xavier and Dayton is just as fierce. Both schools are Catholic, rather small,...

While It Lasts

Heading into Dayton's showdown with the UMass Minutemen, I think it is fair to say that no one really knew what to expect from the Flyers. On the one hand, Dayton had played at an extremely high level for their past four games, pulling out 3 victories and losing a very tight game down in Cincy at the Cintas Center,...

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