Dayton’s Archie Miller talks about Buckeye upset, biggest coaching influences

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Dayton coach Archie Miller is a wanted individual, and following his team’s 60-59 win over Ohio State in Buffalo yesterday, the Flyers’ coach took to the airwaves, appearing on the Dan Patrick Show to talk about what the upset meant for the Dayton program, how OSU’s Thad Matta and his brother, Arizona coach Sean Miller, have impacted his own coaching:

We urge you to listen to the audio until the end, if only to hear Miller describe how he was carded at a popular Dayton sub shop the day he was introduced as the team’s head coach.

Iowa State, Miami part of 2016 AdvoCare Invitational field

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Friday afternoon the field for the 2016 AdvoCare Invitational in Orlando was announced, with Puerto Rico Tip-Off champion Miami being one of the eight teams involved.

Joining Jim Larrañaga’s Hurricanes in Orlando will be Florida, Gonzaga, Indiana State, Iowa State, Quinnipiac, Seton Hall and Stanford. Gonzaga has won the event in each of its prior two appearances, doing so in 2008 and 2012.

Each of the other seven teams will be making their first appearance at the AdvoCare Invitational.

Field for 2016 DirecTV Wooden Legacy announced

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Another in-season tournament field for next season was revealed, as the DirecTV Wooden Legacy announced the eight teams that will make the trip to Fullerton, California.

UCLA, which was led to ten national titles by the event’s namesake, will take part as well CSUN, Dayton, Nebraska, New Mexico, Portland, Texas A&M and Virginia Tech. Six of the eight teams have made prior appearances in the event, with Dayton and Nebraska being the two programs who will make their DirecTV Wooden Legacy debuts next season.

Portland and Virginia Tech reached the title game in their prior appearances, with the Pilots losing to West Virginia in 2009 and the Hokies falling to UNLV in 2010.