Dayton’s Mascot Rudy tries to pump up the fans against Duquesne at UD arena. PHOTO ERIK SCHELKUN

Flyers find out potential opponents in Wooden Legacy

Dayton Flyers fans found out Wednesday who their team will play in the first round of the DirecTV Wooden Legacy tournament this fall.

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Now they know who else coach Archie Miller’s team might play and when.

The school announced Thursday the winner of UD’s opening-round game against Nebraska will play UCLA or Portland in second round.

The other half of the bracket consists of opening-round matchups of Texas A&M against Cal State-Northridge and New Mexico against Virginia Tech.

The first-ever meeting between Dayton and Nebraska is set to tip off at 8:30 p.m. ET on Nov. 24 on ESPNU. The winner of that game will play the following day at Midnight ET on ESPN2.

The first two rounds of games are played at Cal State Fullerton’s Titan Gym, a 4,000-seat arena. The final round of games take place Nov. 27 at the Honda Center, which seats 18,000 in Anaheim.

The Flyers are 0-4 all-time against 11-time national champion UCLA, including a 79-64 Bruins win in the 1967 NCAA championship game. The last meeting was a triple-overtime game UCLA won 111-100 in the 1974 NCAA tournament.

Dayton played in the Advocare Invitational in Orlando during Thanksgiving week last season and the Puerto Rico Tip-Off in 2014. In 2013, the Flyers played in the Maui Invitational. In 2012, they played in the Charleston (S.C.) Classic.

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