Johnny Davis and Don Donoher are recognized during a game against East Tennessee State on Saturday. David Jablonski/Staff
Photo: Staff Writer
Photo: Staff Writer

Dayton Flyers legends inducted into Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame

Johnny Davis, Ann Meyers honored in Columbus

Johnny Davis, who scored 1,562 points (1973-76), and Ann Meyers, a three-time All-American who still holds the school record for points (2,672, 1976-80), were honored during a ceremony in Columbus.

This is the 12th class for the Ohio Basketball Hall of Fame. The first was inducted in 2006. Tom Blackburn, Don Donoher, Bucky Bockhorn, Henry Finkel, Don May, Jim Paxson, Don Meineke and Bill Uhl are other Dayton men’s basketball players in the hall.

Three Dayton teams have been honored in past classes: the 1962 and 1968 men’s team and the 1980 women’s team.

Former Wittenberg coach Bob Hamilton was another local legend honored in the 2017 class.

Thank you for reading the Dayton Daily News and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.

Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Dayton Daily News. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.