Dayton Flyers Tickets
Intercollegiate athletic competitions in the United States are considered to be the backbone for its entire top tier professional sporting events. Since most of the valuable players from such university athletic societies then reach out to become prominent superstars, there is no surprise in the fact that all American universities put a great amount of effort in creating their teams. Dayton Flyers is one such intercollegiate sports team that has been able to create solid foundations in the countries first division competitions for several sports. To witness one of the most star studded college sports teams in action, be sure to get your hands on the Dayton Flyers tickets as soon as possible.
Representing the University of Dayton, the Dayton Flyers’ Basketball team is a member of the Atlantic Ten Conference and competes in the NCAA Division 1. The Dayton Flyers are ranked No. 48 in ESPN’s all time ranking for the best basketball programs. Dayton’s first basketball team was created in 1903, when the university was originally called the St. Mary’s Institute and its sports teams were titled as "the Saints". In 1920, when the school administration changed its name, the athletic association also switched its name to Flyers in honor of Wilbur and Orville Wright’s first aircraft that was called the Wright Flyer 1. It was Tom Blackburn’s leadership that led to the team being able to make six appearances in the NIT finals during the late 1950s and the early 1960s. The Dayton Flyers also won the NIT championship for the first time in 1962 within Tom’s reign. The university’s basketball team continued to prevail in the following decades as well, since they were able to reach the NCAA Sweet Sixteen in the 1970s and the Elite Eight in the 80s. Their next championship came in 1990, when they won the Midwestern Collegiate Conference before transferring to the Great Midwest Conference.
The Dayton Flyers enjoy a considerable amount of support from all around the Montgomery County and the State of Ohio. When distinguished with regards to average attendance within the last 2 years, the Flyers basketball team is among the top 25 in the country. Its massive student fan base is titled as the "Red Scare".
Since its inception, the Dayton Flyers basketball team has brought forward numerous talented players. Some of the most notable Dayton alumni include Don Meineke, Don Bill Uhl, Arlen Bockhorn, Chris Harris, Roger Brown, Henry Finkel, Don May, Jonny Davis, Jim Paxton Jr., Roosevelt Chapman, Anthony Grant, Sedric Toney, Dave Colbert, Brian Roberts and Chris Wright. Among these, Roosevelt Chapman is the university’s all-time scoring leader for rebounds, assists, and blocked shots. Another player named Chris Wright who graduated from the school in 2011 and is currently playing for the NBA’s Golden State Warriors. If you are a fan of either of these superstars, you will surely want to become a part of the Flyers basketball events. Do no miss out on the opportunity to acquire your set of Dayton Flyers tickets .