Originally Posted by medford
as a Dayton grad/fan, stating my desire for my flyers to "not" be preseason #1 is a problem I'm never going to face. Nice problem to have though, it continues to amaze me the level of recruiting that Cal is pulling off.
Though I come from a family of KY natives and UK fans/alum, the Dayton Flyers gave me some of my earliest basketball memories. After my dad's military service ended, he took a job at Frigidaire in Dayton, OH, in 1966. My first TV games were Flyer games with Don May starring. My first college basketball game in person was at UD Arena during the Donald Smith years. To this day I'll never forget walking through the doors and looking down into that giant arena.
It was around that time we moved back to our family origins in Lexington, but I'll always have a secondary love for the Dayton Flyers. I still root for them unless they're playing UK. They've only played each other once in my adult years. They played in Cincinnati in 1999, with UD winning 68-66. Grrr