Gruden to make first career start for Dayton Flyers

March 03, 2018
Dayton players (left to right) Jack Westerfield, Dalton Stewart, Joey Gruden and John Crosby and coach Andy Farrell (far left) leave the court after a victory against Virginia Commonwealth on Friday, Jan. 12, 2018, at UD Arena. David Jablonski/Staff

Dayton Flyers walk-on guard Joey Gruden will make his first career start Saturday in his final game at UD Arena. The Flyers play George Washington at 3 p.m.

Gruden will be honored before the game along with the team’s other senior, guard Darrell Davis. This is the last game of the regular season for the Flyers.

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Gruden is a 6-1 senior from Leesburg, Va., who attended Sycamore High School in Cincinnati. He has appeared in 22 games in the last four seasons and five games this season.