After turbulent year, Dayton embraces Flyers

Trey Landers survived one of his hometown’s worst moments. Now he’s contributing to one of its best.

Sports

February 28, 2020 - 4:49 PM

DAYTON, Ohio (AP) — Trey Landers survived one of his hometown’s worst moments. Now he’s contributing to one of its best.

A Dayton native, the senior guard has helped lead the University of Dayton basketball team to its best start ever at 26-2 and to No. 4 in the current Associated Press poll, its highest ranking in 64 years.

Nearly seven months earlier, though, he was running out of the back of a Dayton bar as a gunman approached with an an assault-type weapon.

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