Gruden to make first career start for Dayton Flyers

2:12 p.m Saturday, March 3, 2018 Sports
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.