David Jablonski

David Jablonski covers the Dayton Flyers, Ohio State Buckeyes football, the Cincinnati Reds and Wittenberg University sports for the Dayton Daily News, Springfield News-Sun, Journal News and WHIO. He graduated from Fayetteville High School in 1995 and the E.W. Scripps School of Journalism at Ohio University in 1999. He completed internships at the Fort Wayne Journal Gazette, the South Bend Tribune and the Scripps Howard News Service and worked at the Vero Beach (Fla.) Press Journal for two years in his first job after college before returning to Ohio in 2001 to work at the News-Sun. He was born in Toledo, Ohio, and grew up in Mount Orab, Ohio.

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Dayton vs. Colorado: What to know about Tuesday’s NIT game
 Who: No. 5 seed Dayton (21-11) at No. 4 seed Colorado (21-12) When: 11 p.m., Tuesday Where: CU Events Center, Boulder, Colo. What: First round of NIT. TV/Radio: ESPN2/AM 1290 and News 95.7 WHIO Obi Toppin, 6-9, R-Fr., F, 14.2 Josh Cunningham, 6-8, R-Sr., 13.6 Jalen Crutcher, 6-1, So., G, 13.1 Ryan Mikesell, 6-7, R-Jr., F, 10.0 Jordan...

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Who: No. 5 seed Dayton (21-11) at No. 4 seed Colorado (21-12) When: 11 p.m., Tuesday Where: CU Events Center, Boulder, Colo. What: First round of NIT. TV/Radio: ESPN2/AM 1290 and News 95.7 WHIO Obi Toppin, 6-9, R-Fr., F, 14.2 Josh Cunningham, 6-8, R-Sr., 13.6 Jalen Crutcher, 6-1, So., G, 13.1 Ryan Mikesell, 6-7, R-Jr., F, 10.0 Jordan...
Fans can watch First Four teams practice Monday and Tuesday at UD Arena
 Fans can watch the eight teams in the First Four practice on Monday and Tuesday at UD Arena. The practices are free and open to the public. Parking is also free, and fans will receive free T-shirts and concessions vouchers while supplies last. The games start Tuesday with Fairleigh Dickinson playing Prairie View A&M at 6:40 p.m., and Temple...

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Fans can watch the eight teams in the First Four practice on Monday and Tuesday at UD Arena. The practices are free and open to the public. Parking is also free, and fans will receive free T-shirts and concessions vouchers while supplies last. The games start Tuesday with Fairleigh Dickinson playing Prairie View A&M at 6:40 p.m., and Temple...
Dayton Flyers hope to redeem themselves in NIT after A-10 loss
 There was talk of the Dayton Flyers playing Xavier in the first round of the NIT, assuming they earned a bid, or Toledo or maybe even Wright State. No one mentioned the Colorado Buffaloes (21-12) as a possible opponent. The NIT selection committee threw Dayton (21-11) a curveball by giving it a road game five states and two time zones...

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There was talk of the Dayton Flyers playing Xavier in the first round of the NIT, assuming they earned a bid, or Toledo or maybe even Wright State. No one mentioned the Colorado Buffaloes (21-12) as a possible opponent. The NIT selection committee threw Dayton (21-11) a curveball by giving it a road game five states and two time zones...
Dayton headed west for first round of NIT
 The 2018-19 season continues for the Dayton Flyers, who earned a No. 5 seed in the NIT and a road game against No. 4 seed Colorado (21-12) in Boulder, Colo., on Tuesday. The game will start at 11 p.m. (9 p.m. Mountain time). “We’re excited we get a chance to continue to play,” Dayton coach Anthony Grant said. &ldquo...

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The 2018-19 season continues for the Dayton Flyers, who earned a No. 5 seed in the NIT and a road game against No. 4 seed Colorado (21-12) in Boulder, Colo., on Tuesday. The game will start at 11 p.m. (9 p.m. Mountain time). “We’re excited we get a chance to continue to play,” Dayton coach Anthony Grant said. &ldquo...
First Four: St. John’s, Arizona State among teams headed to Dayton
 The 2019 First Four features a program familiar with UD Arena from years of play in the Atlantic 10, a team that will be playing in Dayton for the third straight season and the two last at-large teams picked for the field. Here’s a rundown of the games at UD Arena: No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson (20-13) vs. No. 16 Prairie View A&M (22-12)...

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The 2019 First Four features a program familiar with UD Arena from years of play in the Atlantic 10, a team that will be playing in Dayton for the third straight season and the two last at-large teams picked for the field. Here’s a rundown of the games at UD Arena: No. 16 Fairleigh Dickinson (20-13) vs. No. 16 Prairie View A&M (22-12)...
NIT bracketology: Where might Wright State, Dayton end up?
 A website that tracks potential NIT participants has the Dayton Flyers and Wright State Raiders playing relatively close to home in the first round — but not against each other. MidMajorMadness.com has No. 5 seed Dayton playing at No. 4 seed Toledo and No. 7 Wright State playing at No. 2 seed Indiana. The NIT selection show starts at...

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A website that tracks potential NIT participants has the Dayton Flyers and Wright State Raiders playing relatively close to home in the first round — but not against each other. MidMajorMadness.com has No. 5 seed Dayton playing at No. 4 seed Toledo and No. 7 Wright State playing at No. 2 seed Indiana. The NIT selection show starts at...
Dayton Flyers notes: Toppin’s injury a blow in loss to Saint Louis
 The Dayton Flyers still had a chance to beat Saint Louis with 4:44 to play, having trimmed a 52-43 deficit to 53-51 on a basket by Jordan Davis and then six straight points by Jalen Crutcher. In a lot of ways, however, their chances took the biggest hit in the first half when their best player over the last two-plus months, redshirt freshman...

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The Dayton Flyers still had a chance to beat Saint Louis with 4:44 to play, having trimmed a 52-43 deficit to 53-51 on a basket by Jordan Davis and then six straight points by Jalen Crutcher. In a lot of ways, however, their chances took the biggest hit in the first half when their best player over the last two-plus months, redshirt freshman...
Jordan Davis on A-10 loss: ‘It hurts; we wanted to win the whole thing’
 A path to the NCAA tournament opened for the Dayton Flyers on Friday afternoon when No. 1 seed Virginia Commonwealth and No. 5 seed George Mason, the only teams they did not beat in Atlantic 10 Conference play, lost their quarterfinal games. » TWENTY PHOTOS: Dayton vs. Saint Louis All No. 3 seed Dayton had to do was win three games...

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A path to the NCAA tournament opened for the Dayton Flyers on Friday afternoon when No. 1 seed Virginia Commonwealth and No. 5 seed George Mason, the only teams they did not beat in Atlantic 10 Conference play, lost their quarterfinal games. » TWENTY PHOTOS: Dayton vs. Saint Louis All No. 3 seed Dayton had to do was win three games...
Twenty photos: Dayton vs. Saint Louis
Dayton against Saint Louis in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament on Friday, March 15, 2019, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. David Jablonski/Staff

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Dayton against Saint Louis in the quarterfinals of the Atlantic 10 tournament on Friday, March 15, 2019, at the Barclays Center in Brooklyn, N.Y. David Jablonski/Staff