Dayton Flyers basketball

Dayton Flyers basketball history

University of Dayton (Dayton, OH)
UD Arena
Atlantic 10 Conference (A-10)

Current head coach: Anthony Grant (2017-)

  • Assoc. HC: Ricardo Greer (2017-)
  • Asst: Darren Hertz (2017-)
  • Asst: James Kane (2017-18, 2021-)
  • Special Asst/Recruiting: Andy Farrell (2017-)
  • DBO: Sean Damaska (2021-)
  • Analyst/Sr. Special Asst: John Brannen (2022-)

Post-Season:

  • National Championships:  0  (Runner-up in 1967)
  • Final Four Appearances:  1  (1967)
  • Sweet Sixteen Appearances:  6  (1965, 1966, 1967, 1974, 1984, 2014)
  • NCAA Tournament Appearances:  18  (1952, 1965, 1966, 1967, 1969, 1970, 1974, 1984, 1985, 1990, 2000, 2003, 2004, 2009, 2014, 2015, 2016, 2017)
  • NCAAT Overall Record:  19-20
  • NIT Championships:  3  (1962, 1968, 2010)
  • NIT Appearances:  27  (1951, 1952, 1954, 1955, 1956, 1957, 1958, 1960, 1961, 1962, 1968, 1971, 1978, 1979, 1981, 1982, 1986, 1998, 2001, 2002, 2008, 2010, 2011, 2012, 2019, 2021, 2022)
  • NIT Overall Record:  41-25

Conference Titles (Horizon League, Great Midwest, Atlantic 10):

Award Winners:




Dayton head coaches:

Coach Tenure Record Conf. Titles NCAA Apps. Nat. Champ
Anthony Grant 2017-Pres 102-52 1 0 0
Archie Miller 2011-17 139-63 2 4 0
Brian Gregory 2003-11 172-94 1 2 0
Oliver Purnell 1994-2003 155-116 2 3 0
Jim O’Brien 1989-94 61-87 0 0 0
Don Donoher 1964-89 437-275 0 8 0
Tom Blackburn 1947-64 352-141 1 0
James Carter 1939-47 41-75 0 0
Joe Holsinger 1935-39 18-48 0 0
Louis Tschudi 1933-35 13-18
Bill Belanich 1929-33 16-48
George Fitzgerald 1928-29 9-10
Harry Baujan 1923-28 46-38
Van Hill 1922-23 8-8
William Sherry 1921-22 6-8
Dutch Thiele 1920-21 6-16
Harry Solimano 1911-14, 19-20 34-12
Alphonse Mahrt 1914-15, 17-19 9-12
Alfred McCray 1915-17 19-5
William O’Malley 1909-11 15-6
no coach 1903-09 54-9

Key: Conf. Titles= Regular Season only, NCAA Apps= NCAA Tournament Appearances, Nat. Champ= NCAA Tournament Champions



NOTE: Overall program records on this page do not include anything later vacated by the NCAA.