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Dayton Flyers: Where did national magazine pick UD to finish in A-10?

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The Lindy’s Sports College Basketball Preview hit newsstands this week. The annual magazine picked the Dayton Flyers to finish ninth in the 14-team Atlantic 10 Conference. That’s where it finished last year with an 8-10 league mark.

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This was the magazine’s take on Dayton: “With four returning starters, there is proven A-10 talent, but interior issues lower ceiling.”

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Here’s how Lindy’s predicted the A-10: 1: Saint Louis; 2. George Mason; 3. St. Joseph’s; 4. Davidson; 5. St. Bonaventure; 6. Massachusetts; 7. Richmond; 8. Virginia Commonwealth; 9. Dayton; 10. Duquesne; 11. Rhode Island; 12. George Washington; 13. La Salle; and 14. Fordham.

Where did other local teams land in the magazine’s predictions?

Wright State: First in Horizon League.

Miami: Fourth in Mid-American Conference East Division.

Ohio State: Sixth in the Big Ten.

Xavier: Second in the Big East.

Cincinnati: First in the American Athletic Conference.

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