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2. Guard Trey Landers, who will be one of two seniors on the roster next season along with fifth-year senior forward Ryan Mikesell, is healthy and has had no setbacks with the shoulder he injured late last season. Landers missed only one game before returning to action.
Also redshirt junior guard Jhery Matos has progressed well since his foot injury in November. He was cleared for full-contact workouts at the end of the academic year this spring. He returned home to the Dominican Republic after classes ended, and Grant said it will just be a matter of him improving his conditioning in workouts this summer.
3. The entire team, including incoming freshman center Moulaye Sissoko, will be on campus starting next week. Some of the players stayed on campus for the first summer session. Some went home for the first session.
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4. Grant is in the process of filling the position vacated when Darren Hertz was promoted from special assistant to the head coach to assistant coach. Hertz took the spot of Donnie Jones, who was named head coach at Stetson in March. Grant said there could be news on that position in a few weeks.
5. Grant was asked if he expected to add any more players to the roster. He said there’s “a possibility. We’ll see. If it makes sense for us, we’ll add. We have two (scholarships) available.”
Two of Dayton's 2019 targets this spring went elsewhere. Sean McNeil, of Sinclair Community College, picked West Virginia. Obi Toppin's brother Jacob signed with Rhode Island.