Dayton adds grad assistant who starred at Florida Gulf Coast


Dayton adds grad assistant who starred at Florida Gulf Coast

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PHILADELPHIA, PA - MARCH 24: Brett Comer #0 of the Florida Gulf Coast Eagles drives on Xavier Thames #2 of the San Diego State Aztecs in the second half during the third round of the 2013 NCAA Men's Basketball Tournament at Wells Fargo Center on March 24, 2013 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)
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Former Florida Gulf Coast University point guard Brett Comer has joined Dayton Flyers coach Anthony Grant’s staff as a graduate assistant. Comer announced the news on Twitter on Monday.

Comer was a sophomore in 2012-13 when FGCU reached the Sweet 16. He finished his career in 2015 and ranks 24th in NCAA Division I history in assists (845). He’s the all-time assists leader in the Atlantic Sun Conference. Comer is the school’s all-time leader in games started (134) and ranks second in scoring (1,477).

Comer, of Winter Park, Fla., played with the Orlando Waves in the American Basketball Association last season.

Dayton’s other graduate assistant is Matthew Sweet, a Columbus Bishop Ready graduate who was the head manager the last two seasons. He graduated from UD in May.

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