Report: Dayton interested in grad transfer from Florida Gulf Coast

Dayton’s Anthony Grant huddles with players during a game against Auburn on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at UD Arena. David Jablonski/Staff

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Dayton’s Anthony Grant huddles with players during a game against Auburn on Wednesday, Nov. 29, 2017, at UD Arena. David Jablonski/Staff

Flyers have five scholarships open for 2018-19 season

The Dayton Flyers are one of a number of programs to have contacted Zach Johnson, a grad transfer from Florida Gulf Coast University, according to a report by ESPN’s Jeff Borzello.

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Johnson is a 6-foot-2 guard who averaged 16.1 points per game, 3.3 rebounds and 3.0 assists last season. He redshirted as a freshman in 2014-15 and has one year of eligibility remaining. As a grad transfer, he could play immediately in 2018-19, though he’s also exploring his options in the NBA Draft. He scored 1,334 points in three seasons at Florida Gulf Coast.

Dayton has two connections to Johnson. He’s from Miami, Fla., as is Dayton head coach Anthony Grant, and Dayton has a grad assistant from Florida Gulf Coast: Brett Comer.

Dayton has five scholarships open for next season. April will be a busy month for UD coaches. The April recruiting period lasts from April 5-18 with a dead period from April 9-12. There are two evaluation periods for certified events April 20-22 and April 27-29.

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