2013-14 Preview: Dayton Flyers

Balance and experience will have Flyers competing for A-10 title

Updated: September 30, 2013, 1:25 PM ET
By Jordan Brenner | ESPN Insider

Minnesota/DaytonKim Klement/US PresswirePreviously suspended center Matt Kavanaugh should help Dayton in the post this season.

Dayton Flyers

2012: 17-14 (7-9 A-10)
In-conference offense: 1.10 points per possession (2nd)
In-conference defense: 1.05 points allowed per possession (12th)

Any new coach will tell you that it takes time before he can truthfully call the group on the floor "my team." For Archie Miller, in his third season at Dayton, that moment has finally arrived. And it's why he's not sweating the question that kept popping up all summer.

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