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Assistant coach Kevin Kuwik is from Lackawanna and is a 1992 graduate of St. Francis High School. He served as Ohio State’s video coordinator for two seasons, 2009-10 and 2010-11.
The Flyers’ first visit to Western New York this year came Feb. 8, a 72-69 victory at St. Bonaventure. Senior co-captains Devin Oliver and Vee Sanford led the Flyers with 15 points each in the win
Senior center Matt Kavanaugh doesn’t fill the stat sheet – averaging just 5.5 points and 3.4 rebounds per game – but the Flyers are 22-6 when he’s in the lineup and 1-4 without him when he was injured.
Sophomore guard Khari Price ranked seventh in A-10 play in three-point shooting accuracy, at .407, and his free-throw percentage of .879 is eighth in program history.
The Flyers win with balance. Dayton is 22-3 this year when three or more players score in double figures. When it’s two or fewer players, they are just 1-7.
Don’t think the Flyers will be intimidated by playing a team from a bigger conference. Dayton is 22-11 in the past seven years against teams from BCS conferences.