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This week, the Flyers play at Duquesne (15-4, 5-2) at 7 p.m. Wednesday and then play Fordham (7-12, 1-6) at 4:30 p.m. Saturday at UD Arena.
Last week, Dayton became the first Atlantic 10 Conference team to reach the top 10 since Saint Louis in 2014 and the highest-ranked A-10 team since Xavier reached No. 7 on Dec. 15, 2008.
Tonight you can hear from Dayton Flyers Coach Anthony Grant and 'the voice of the Flyers' Larry Hansgen LIVE on 1290 and 95.7 WHIO beginning at 7 pm, on 'The Anthony Grant Show.
Dayton is now the first A-10 team to stay in the top 10 in two straight weeks since Butler was No. 9 two weeks in a row in January 2013. Voters ranked Dayton as high as fifth and as low as 13th. It's one spot behind Louisville and one ahead of Villanova. The only two teams to beat Dayton are ranked: No. 3 Kansas and No. 20 Colorado.
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This is the first time since the 1955-56 season that Dayton has been ranked in nine straight weeks. It passed the 1957-58 team, which was ranked in the final eight polls of the season, and is now chasing the 1955-56 team, which was ranked all season, in 15 polls, and climbed as high as No. 2. That team finished 25-4.
Dayton entered the top 25 at No. 19 on Dec. 2, following its runner-up finish at the Maui Invitational, and then climbed to No. 14 on Dec. 9 and to No. 13 on Dec. 16.
The Flyers fell to No. 18 on Dec. 23 after a 78-76 overtime loss to Colorado at the United Center on Dec. 21. They dropped to No. 20 on Dec. 30 before climbing to No. 15 on Jan. 6 and to No. 13 and No. 7 in the last two polls.
Dayton Flyers highlights from victory against St. Bonaventure
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