March Forecast II: Where Dayton Flyers stand in NCAA tournament picture

Flyers can record best victory yet Friday at VCU

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. 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.

UD coach talks to media on Jan. 25, 2017, at Cronin Center.

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