Ryan Mikesell and Trey Landers may get another chance to play at UD Arena.
The two Dayton Flyers senior joined the roster of the Red Scare on Wednesday and will play with the team of UD alums in The Basketball Tournament, the $2 million winner-takes-all event. The Red Scare will have to win three games to get a chance to play at UD Arena.
» MORE ON RED SCARE: How the team came together in 2019
Mikesell and Landers join a roster that also includes 2014 graduate Devin Oliver, 2017 graduate Kyle Davis and 2018 graduate Darrell Davis. The group is being managed by former walk-ons Joey Gruden and Jeremiah Bonsu.
The Basketball Tournament announced in February its plans to play its final three rounds at UD Arena this summer. Eight regional winners will advance to UD Arena.
» CORONAVIRUS: TBT still hopes to play
The Red Scare played in the regional last summer at Capital University in Bexley. The closest regional this season will be played at the Covelli Center on Ohio State’s campus from July 23-26.
The Basketball Tournament will play seven games in all at UD Arena. Two quarterfinal games will be played at 7 and 9 p.m. on Aug. 6. The next two quarterfinals take place at the same times Aug. 7. The semifinals will be played at noon and 2 p.m. Aug. 8. The championship game will take place at 9 p.m. Aug. 11.
Thank you for reading the Dayton Daily News and for supporting local journalism. Subscribers: log in for access to your daily ePaper and premium newsletters.
Thank you for supporting in-depth local journalism with your subscription to the Dayton Daily News. Get more news when you want it with email newsletters just for subscribers. Sign up here.