It’s never to early to think about the NCAA tournament. The Flyers can add an impressive line to their March resume Friday. They play at VCU at 9 p.m. Dayton ranks 31st in the RPI. VCU ranks 39th. Dayton hasn’t beaten anyone higher than No. 56 Rhode Island.
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Six weeks before Selection Sunday, here’s a rundown of where the Dayton Flyers (15-4) stand in the minds of the experts as they seek a school record fourth straight trip to the big dance.
Joe Lunardi, ESPN: No. 8 Dayton vs. No. 9 Michigan State in Tulsa.
Jerry Palm, CBS: No. 8 Dayton vs. No. 9 Michigan in Buffalo.
131Sports: No. 8 Dayton vs. No. 9 Arkansas in Tulsa.
Stewart Mandel, Fox Sports: No. 8 Dayton vs. No. 9 Clemson in Buffalo.
Bracketologist: No. 7 Dayton vs. No. 10 Seton Hall in Greenville, S.C.
BracketMatrix.com: Dayton’s average seed is 8.16. It is listed on all 82 of the brackets collected by the site with a high seed of 6 and a low seed of 10.