Dayton’s Darrell Davis will start pro career in Europe

Guard from Detroit hit 1,000-point milestone in his final game in March


Former Dayton Flyers guard Darrell Davis will start his professional basketball career in Hungary.

SZTE-Szedeak announced the signing of Davis on Tuesday. The team plays in Szeged, the third-largest city in Hungary. According to the team’s website, Davis will start practicing with the team on Aug. 13.

»RELATED: Davis thanks fans after final game

Davis, who graduated in the spring, and walk-on guard Joey Gruden, who earned his degree last December, were the only Dayton seniors last season. Davis scored 531 points in his first three seasons and 477 in his final season, coming close to doubling his career total.

In his last game, the guard from Detroit became the 48th player in Dayton history to reach 1,000 points. He scored 14 in Dayton’s 77-72 loss to Virginia Commonwealth in the second round of the Atlantic 10 tournament.


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