Flyin’ high: No. 6 Dayton having best season in half-century

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Dayton’s role in the NCAA Tournament will be more than just as a starting point with the First Four this year. The Flyers already have won 20 games and enjoy their highest ranking in a half-century. Dayton is No. 6 in the AP Top 25 with March just around the corner. It also was ranked sixth in December 1967. It’s the fourth time in their history that the Flyers have been a top-six program. They made it has high as No. 4 during the 1954-55 season and up to a school-best No. 2 in 1955-56.