Dayton offers scholarship to former Mississippi State recruit

Bayron Matos reopened his recruitment on Friday

The Dayton Flyers are once again recruiting a 2020 center who committed to Mississippi State last October but reopened his recruitment Friday.

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Bayron Matos, who received a scholarship offer from Dayton in June 2018, received another offer Monday, according to FDM Athletics, a website and Twitter account devoted to Dominican Republic natives.

Matos, a 6-foot-9 center, is a senior at Hamilton Heights Christian Academy in Chattanooga, Tenn. He’s a three-star recruit who ranks 157th in the class of 2020, according to

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Illinois and New Mexico also offered Matos a scholarship on Monday. He reopened his recruitment on the same day Mississippi State was put on three years probation.

Dayton has one commitment from the 2020 class. Lukas Frazier, a 6-foot-4 guard from Lake Catholic High School in Mentor, announced his verbal commitment in June.

Dayton has two scholarships open in 2019 and two opening in 2020, one of which Frazier will fill.

Dayton recruiting targets

» 2020: Andre CurbeloMax AmadasunLuke KasubkeHassan DiarraDesmond PolkZed KeyMadior Seye and D.J. GordonKeon AmbroseZach BentonIsaiah RiveraJohn HugleyAJ HoggardJalen BridgesTony Sanders Jr.Andersson GarciaJamal Mashburn Jr.Kam FarrisJaylen MurrayObina Anochili-KillenEric GainesChristian FussellDylan Wusu

» 2021: Wesley CardetFranck KepnangJonathan KumingaRafael Pinzon

» 2022: Ramel Lloyd

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