Dayton adds walk-on guard to roster 

Brookville grad joins Gruden, Westerfield on bench


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Stewart averaged 14.9 points as a senior.

Among the many new faces on the Dayton Flyers bench this season will be a walk-on freshman from Brookville.

UD added Dalton Stewart to the roster on Wednesday. He’s a 6-foot-2 guard who averaged 14.9 points as a senior at Brookville.

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Dayton held walk-on tryouts on Sept. 26 at the Cronin Center. Stewart joins a walk-on group that includes fifth-year senior guard Joey Gruden, a Sycamore High School grad, and junior guard Jack Westerfield, of Cincinnati St. Xavier.

The Flyers graduated one walk-on from last year’s team. Jeremiah Bonsu is now a graduate assistant at Bowling Green.

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Dayton men’s and women’s basketball players will appear at a fan fest tailgating event Saturday. UD players will meet with local media on Tuesday afternoon. The same day coach Anthony Grant will appear at Atlantic 10 Media Day in Washington, D.C., site of this season’s conference tournament.


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