Dayton double: Flyers' Toppin, Grant claim AP top honors
March 25, 2020
Obi Toppin and Anthony Grant spent the season transforming Dayton from an unranked team that wasn't even picked to win its conference into one of the nation's best, complete with the most wins in program history.
The pair behind the Flyers' remarkable rise claimed The Associated Press' top individual honors: Toppin is the men's college basketball player of the year and Grant is the coach of the year.
"Our team is very appreciative of what we accomplished," Toppin told the AP, "just because we made history at our school."
Indeed. Dayton (29-2) went from being picked to finish third in the At...