Alan Griffin: The Illinois transfer is considering Dayton along with Miami, Arizona, Marquette, Iowa State, Texas, Syracuse and Duke, according to a report Friday by Jeff Goodman. A 6-foot-5 forward from Ossining, N.Y., where Obi Toppin attended high school, Griffin averaged 8.9 points last season as a sophomore. He's the son of Adrian Griffin, a former NBA player who coached on Billy Donovan's staff with the Oklahoma City Thunder in the 2016-17 when Dayton head coach Anthony Grant was there.
Alex O'Connell: The 6-5 Duke transfer is listed as the fourth-best guard in the transfer portal by Corey Evans, of Rivals.com. A number of schools are involved with him, according to Evans, including Dayton, Cincinnati, Indiana and Xavier. He averaged 5.2 points last season as a junior. He has one season of eligibility remaining.