Here is what today's newspapers had to say...
Elton Alexanderjoked about how the last-second foul on
Nick Dials occurred while he was "passing the ball to the rim."
Tom Gaffneytalked about how the team developed in a hostile environment.
The Springfield News-Sun's
Chick Ludwigsaid Dayton needed a great performance from each Flyer to beat Akron.
Football The Tribune-Chronicle (in Warren, Ohio)
featured Eric Baker, aka the body inside Zippy, and his efforts in the Capital One Mascot Competition.
For starters, he launched Facebook and MySpace groups and got his high school band involved.
David Giffels also
wrote about the trimphant victory. He discussed it from an Akro-centric point of view.
Two new scholarship offers...
linebacker, Lackawanna C.C. (Pa.)
Offers: Akron, Michigan State, Marshall, UNLV and Buffalo
Notes: Balogun visited Akron in late November. The Zips are one of his three finalists, along with Michigan State and Marshall. Rivals.com reports that Balogun has a cousin who plays at Akron, but does not provide the cousin's name. Balogun was his conference's player of the year after he took off two years after high school to work in construction. Scout.com
adds that Balogun has interest in Ole Miss.
safety, Xenia, Ohio
Offers: Akron, Connecticut, Nebraska, Air Force and Ohio
Notes: Rivals.com instead
calls him an "athlete" with a 40-yard dash time of 4.47. He has narrowed his college choices down to Connecticut and Nebraska.