Dayton players huddle around coach Anthony Grant during practice on Wednesday, Sept. 26, 2018, at the Cronin Center. David Jablonski/Staff
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Four-star recruit puts Dayton Flyers in his final five

Keon Ambrose visited UD earlier this month

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Ambrose took an official visit to the University of Dayton earlier this month and thanked Dayton Flyers coach Anthony Grant, the rest of the coaching staff and the academic staff.

According to PhenomHoopReport, Ambrose plans to visit the other four schools he’s still considering before making a final decision in November. Of Dayton, he said, “Dayton has been recruiting me since Day 1! I love my conversations with head coach Anthony Grant and his vision for me with the Flyers. I enjoyed my official visit and was embraced by the whole community.”

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Ambrose put the Flyers in his final 10 in August. Dayton offered Ambrose, who’s from Toronto, Ont., a scholarship in November. He’s a 6-foot-8 forward from the International Sports Academy at Andrews Osborne Academy in Willoughby, Ohio.

Ambrose ranks 78th in the 2020 class, according to 247Sports.com. Rivals.com ranks him 98th.

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 PolkMadior Seye and D.J. GordonKeon AmbroseZach BentonIsaiah RiveraJohn HugleyAJ HoggardTony Sanders Jr.Andersson GarciaKam FarrisJaylen MurrayObina Anochili-KillenEric GainesChristian FussellDylan WusuBayron Matos

» 2021: Wesley CardetFranck KepnangJonathan KumingaRafael PinzonMalachi SmithJalin Billingsley

» 2022: Ramel Lloyd

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