Dayton coaches (left to right) Ricardo Greer, Anthony Grant, Anthony Solomon, Donnie Jones, Darren Hertz and Andy Farrell stand during the national anthem before a game against Purdue Fort Wayne on Friday, Nov. 16, 2018, at UD Arena. David Jablonski/Staff
Photo: Staff Writer
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Top-100 recruit takes official visit to Dayton Flyers

Keon Ambrose put UD in his final 10 in August

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Ambrose put the Dayton Flyers in his final 10 in August. Dayton offered Ambrose, who’s from Toronto, Ont., a scholarship in November. He’s a 6-foot-8 forward from the International Sports Academy at Andrews Osborne Academy in Willoughby, Ohio.

Ambrose talked about his top 10 choices with PhenomHoopReport.com and said of Dayton, “They have been with me since day one. That has always been something to me because how they are close to home. Also, I like the role they have me in and their play style is what I like.”

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Also on Ambrose’s list are Saint Louis, Virginia Commonwealth, Arkansas, California, Illinois, Virginia Tech, Florida, Clemson and Arizona State.

Ambrose ranks 76th in the 2020 class, according to 247Sports.com. Rivals.com ranks him 96th.

Dayton has one commitment from the 2020 class. Lukas Frazier, a 6-foot-4 guard from Lake Catholic High School in Mentor, announced his verbal commitment in June.

Dayton has two scholarships open in 2019 and two opening in 2020, one of which Frazier will fill.

Dayton recruiting targets

» 2020: Andre CurbeloMax AmadasunLuke KasubkeHassan DiarraDesmond PolkZed KeyMadior Seye and D.J. GordonKeon AmbroseZach BentonIsaiah RiveraJohn HugleyAJ HoggardJalen BridgesTony Sanders Jr.Andersson GarciaJamal Mashburn Jr.Kam FarrisJaylen MurrayObina Anochili-KillenEric GainesChristian FussellDylan Wusu | Bayron Matos

» 2021: Wesley CardetFranck KepnangJonathan KumingaRafael Pinzon

» 2022: Ramel Lloyd

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