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Flyer fans explain why they love Dayton basketball

110th season of UD hoops begins at 7 p.m. Friday


Highlights

Flyers have won 12 straight season openers.

Today is a holiday for fans of the Dayton Flyers and college basketball fans in general. They didn’t unwrap high-tops under the tree this morning, but they will watch high-tops sprint up and down the court at UD Arena tonight.

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Dayton’s 7 p.m. game against Ball State ranks among the best of the games being played on opening night. According to KenPom.com, which rates games by something called the Thrill Score, the game ranks 15th out of 163.

Knowing how much UD fans love this time of year, I asked them a simple question Thursday on Twitter: Why do you love Dayton basketball?


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