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Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer
Photo: David Jablonski - Staff Writer

Dayton Flyers teammates wish Obi Toppin ‘nothing but the best’ in NBA

UD star declares for draft after two seasons on court in college

» KEEPING TRACK: A guide to Toppin’s many awards

Toppin declared for the NBA draft earlier in the afternoon after spending three years at the University of Dayton and starring for the Flyers the last two seasons.

Here’s a rundown of what his teammates had to say to him:

Ryan Mikesell: “Obi! Congrats, my guy. Good luck with everything in the NBA. You’re going to kill it.”

Trey Landers: “I love you. Go be great, bro.”

Camron Greer: “I’m extremely proud of you. Always know we’ve got your back.”

Ibi Watson: “It was great playing this season with you, and I wish you nothing but the best.”

Rodney Chatman: “It was a pleasure playing with him, and I wish him nothing but the best.”

Jhery Matos: “I just want to say I’m happy for you, and I know you’re going to do great things at the next level”

Drew Swerlein: “Hey, O, just want to say, good luck at the next level, and we’re all proud of you. Keep grinding.”

Jordy Tshimanga: “Obadiah, congrats to you. It was a pleasure being your teammate. You’re going to do great in the future.”

Christian Wilson: “Congratulations, Obi, for declaring for the draft.”

Zimi Nwokeji: “Congrats, bro. Good luck on everything ahead.”

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Jared Becker: “Thanks for everything you did for Dayton, and good luck in the draft, Obi.”

Moulaye Sissoko: “We wish you the best of luck, and go Flyers.”

Sean Loughran: “Congrats, O, and best of luck.”

Dwayne Cohill: “Good luck next year. I loved playing with you. Love you, bro.”

Jalen Crutcher: “Congratulations to my brother Obi. PB&J forever.”

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