Flyers in the Finals: Dayton in the 1967 NCAA Tournament

7:00 PM - 8:00 PM
Huber Heights
Meeting Room

Event Details

Piloting a young basketball team that had graduated its all-time top scorer, third year coach Don Donoher lands a bid for his unranked Flyers in the NCAA championship.  All American Don May leads the Cinderella Flyers to four heart-pounding victories, including upsets of three top 10 teams, to reach the national finals.  There Dayton encounters Lew Alcindor (Kareem Abdul Jabbar) and John Wooden’s UCLA Bruins, a team at the dawn of one of the most amazing dynasties in sports history.  Join historian Mike Williams to relive the Dayton Flyer’s greatest run in the Big Dance.
Event Type(s): History & Genealogy
Age Group(s): Adults
Presenter: Mike Williams
Jared Baldwin